On May 13, the Detroit Foundation Hotel held a Grand Opening Party for more than 600 guests. The hotel, located at 250 W. Larned St., was the former headquarters for the Detroit Fire Department. Since renovated, the hotel offers 100 rooms, the Apparatus Room restaurant, meeting space, and numerous amenities.
More than 600 people gathered at Eastern Market on Friday, May 12 for the Gems of Detroit event benefitting Detroit Cristo Rey High School in southwest Detroit. Guests enjoyed live music, a silent auction, and food and drinks from a variety of local establishments.
On Thursday, May 18, more than 400 guests attended a dinner at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, where the Urban Land Institute presented a lifetime achievement award to John Rakolta Jr., chairman and CEO of Walbridge, a building design and construction consulting company.
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.