Beyond Basics, a literary nonprofit serving Detroit Public School students, held an event featuring art and jazz music at a private residence in the Arden Park-East Boston Historic District in Detroit on Nov. 19. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a strolling dinner, and an auction.
The Detroit Historical Museum hosted "Fashion D.Fined" on Sept. 11 to celebrate the past, present, and future of Detroit fashion. The exhibit, which runs through next September, features such design legends as Anna Sui, John Varvatos, Tracy Reese, Rachel Lutz, Bridget Sullivan, Paulina Petkoski, Christina Liedtke, and others.
McLaren Macomb Healthcare Foundation held its girls' night out event on Nov. 17 at a studio in Warren. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and a runway fashion show, with proceeds benefitting McLaren Macomb's emergency room and trauma services.
Romulus-based Detroit Radiator Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket cooling product solutions, held a party on Nov. 13 to celebrate its Richard Crane Memorial Legend Award, which recognizes one truck annually for the value behind the company and the truck. Detroit Radiator's 18-wheeler truck and trailer, DR·COOL, travels the country participating in numerous industry trade shows and events.
More than 500 guests attended the Judson Center's annual "A Night to Embrace Our Children and Families Gala" on Nov. 7 at the Westin Book Cadillac in downtown Detroit. The event raised nearly $400,000 to provide support services for children with autism or special needs, along with children that have been abused or neglected.