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Beyond Basics, a Detroit nonprofit dedicated to promoting literacy, hosted its Coming Together for Children: 20th Anniversary Gala on Friday, March 1 at the Detroit Athletic Club. The evening included cocktails, dinner, a program, and awards honoring businesses, organizations, and individuals that work to improve literacy programs in the region. The fundraiser kicked off National Reading Month. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria
Three leaders at Beaumont Health have been promoted, including to COOs at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Beaumont Hospital, Troy.
Michael D’Angelo, recently appointed executive chef of the Red Dunn Kitchen in Trumbull and Porter Hotel in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, has redeveloped the menu, which is expected to be available Friday.
Chancellor of Wayne County Community College District Appointed to National Apprenticeship Task Force
Curtis L. Ivery, chancellor of Detroit-based Wayne County Community College District, has been appointed to a national task force designed to help train 16,000 apprentices across 80 colleges over a three-year period.
H&M, an international clothing retailer based in Sweden, will open its first location in Detroit this fall.
Wayne State University is partnering with Ann Arbor’s Amesite Inc., an artificial intelligence software company, to create new online professional certificate programs intended to further skills in artificial intelligence and blockchain.
ARCH Global Precision, a Bloomfield Hills-based manufacturer of precision cutting tools, has acquired Ohio-based Competitive Carbide Inc., a producer of customized solid carbide drills.
Agree Realty Corp. in Bloomfield Hills is expanding with construction underway of a new campus in the same city that will include a wellness center, auditorium, meeting areas, and integrated technology. The facility is expected to be completed this fall.
The Medallion: Macomb’s Gala Event took place Saturday, March 2 at Penna’s of Sterling in Sterling Heights. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help create a comprehensive surgical expansion and improved trauma care at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria
Sachse Construction in Detroit has announced Ron Henry as the firm’s new senior vice president.