The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor held a fundraiser on May 14 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Called "An Evening of Art + Science," the event raised funds for the Taubman Institute's Emerging Scholars program.
Detroit-based Quicken Loans held a grand opening event for its 66,000-square-foot technology center in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood on June 30. The center, at 1401 Rosa Parks Blvd., has two 10,000-square-foot server rooms, along with training, office, and support space.
The Detroit Athletic Club held an event for business and civic leaders in the region to meet Jean Meyer, president and CEO of the St. John Providence Health System on June 16. Guests enjoyed live music and a strolling dinner.
A networking event was held in the newly-renovated Shed 5 at Detroit's Eastern Market on June 26. The event included cocktails, a five-course dinner prepared by Chef Jeremy Kalmus, desserts, and dancing. Attendees learned how to pitch their business and brand their company through social media.
Read to a Child, a national literacy organization with an office and operations in Detroit, held its annual fundraiser on March 12 at the Detroit Opera House. The event, which drew more than 100 people, honored the reading mentor of the year, Sheree Dorsey, portfolio manager of Fifth Third Bank in Southfield.