The Detroit Yacht Club Foundation hosted its Fifth Anniversary Fundraising Gala at the club's grand ballroom on Belle Isle on Friday, May 19. More than 400 guests enjoyed cocktail party, a strolling dinner, live and silent auctions, and musical entertainment.
More than 300 Walsh College alumni and guests attended the inaugural Spring Soiree at the Royal Oak Farmer's Market on Friday, May 5. Guests enjoyed food trucks, local craft beer, and wine tastings, raising more than $95,000 for the Walsh College Scholarship Fund.
City Year Detroit hosted its annual Red Jacket Gala on Thursday, May 11 at Cobo Center. More than 600 civic leaders enjoyed a cocktail reception, dinner, and presentation of the 2017 Idealist in Action Award, which was given to Matt Simoncini, president and CEO of Southfield-based automotive seating supplier Lear Corp.
More than 150 guests attended the fifth annual Help Kids in Need Love to Read fundraiser, hosted by Detroit-non-profit Read to a Child, on Thursday, May 11at the Roberts Riverwalk Hotel in Detroit. Guests enjoyed dinner, cocktails, live music, dancing, and a silent auction, and raised funds for literary resources for low income elementary schoolers throughout metro Detroit.
The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Detroit Philoptochos Society welcomed Betty Cantrell, Miss America 2016, to celebrate her Hellenic heritage and share her journey at a luncheon on Saturday, April 29 at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Troy. The event promoted the charitable, philanthropic, and educational efforts of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.