Salt Springs Brewery, a restaurant and brewery housed in a 115-year-old former church in Saline, held a media preview on July 29 before its grand opening Friday. The brewery featured beers such as a Hefeweizen, Saison, porter, and cherry stout. Salt Springs Brewery, located at 117 S. Ann Arbor St., also has a beer garden with live entertainment on weekends.
WDIV's Bernie Smilovitz hosted a golf outing to raise money for the Hunger Free Summer campaign at the Detroit Golf Club on July 27. Guests enjoyed 18 holes of golf, lunch, and dinner provided by Andiamo Restaurant Group. Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan's Hunger Free Summer campaign works to raise 2 million meals for children.
Slurping Turtle hosted its first-ever ramen battle in Ann Arbor on July 26. Luciano Del Signore of Bacco in Southfield, Andy Hollyday of Selden Standard in Detroit, Eve Aronoff of Frida Batidos in Ann Arbor, and James Rigato of The Root in White Lake competed for a $2,000 prize donated to a charity of their choice. Hollyday of Selden Standard won the competition and donated his winnings to Cass Community Social Services.
Winning Futures, a nonprofit in Warren that mentors youth, honored 10 Michigan residents for their dedication to improving the lives of people in their communities at the Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak on July 22. Three Michigan high school seniors were also awarded $2,500 scholarships for essay writing.
The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association held its annual golf scramble at the Cherry Creek Golf Club and Banquet Center in Shelby Township on July 13. The event raised funds for scholarships and equipment for broadcast school programs and students.