As part of the Detroit premiere of "Motown: The Musical," which was written by Berry Gordy, the Motown Historical Museum held a fundraiser Oct. 21 at The Roostertail in Detroit. The event was attended by more than 300 Motown alumni and guests.
The College for Creative Studies in Detroit raised more than $2.4 million on Oct. 18 during its 33rd annual Detroit International Wine Auction. The event was held at General Motors Co.'s Vehicle Engineering Center in Warren. The auction chairs were Mary and Tony Barra.
The Downtown Detroit Partnership hosted its Detroit Aglow Dinner and Fundraiser on Nov. 24 at the MGM Grand Detroit. More than 700 guests enjoyed a turkey dinner with all of the fixings. Sponsors included Strategic Staffing Solutions, DTE Energy Co., Detroit Medical Center, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Comerica, KMPG, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
The Parade Co. in Detroit held its annual Hob Nobble Gobble at Ford Field on Nov. 21, as a prelude to America's Thanksgiving Parade. More than 2,200 guests enjoyed a strolling dinner, carnival rides, dancing, games, and performances by Fifty Amp Fuse, MKTO, and Vanilla Ice.