The Palace of Auburn Hills held a media preview event on Oct. 1 to showcase the new dining additions to the arena's east entrance concourse, and progress on the updated seating project. The new dining options include Maplewood Barbecue, a rustic barbecue restaurant; Eastside Tacos, which serves street-style tacos; and The Linkery, featuring artisan sausages and rolls.
The Believe Foundation, a Mount Clemens-based nonprofit supporting cancer patients and recovery and homeless programs in metro Detroit, held a fundraising event at a Tigers game at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit on Sept. 26.
The Detroit Economic Club held its third annual chairman's dinner at Detroit's Eastern Market on July 29. Guests enjoyed cooking demonstrations, a seated dinner, a silent auction, a brief program, and entertainment.
On June 23, the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn held its Induction and Awards Gala Ceremony at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The awardees included Elwood Haynes (Haynes-Apperson Automobile Co.), Luca di Montezemolo (Ferrari S.p.A.), Roger Penske (Penske Corp.), Ratan N. Tata (Tata Motors), and Industry Leader of the Year Rodney O'Neal (Delphi).