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Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear 2018

On June 3, more than 1,000 people were guests of several dozen companies that hosted corporate chalets during the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear on Belle Isle. In addition to watching different racing series throughout the day, guests enjoyed cuisine prepared by Joe Viacari Restaurant Group, gifts, and networking.

Ford Fireworks 2017

The 59th annual Ford Fireworks were held Monday, June 26 on the Detroit River, including a rooftop party hosted by Ford Motor Co. and The Parade Co. Hundreds of guests enjoyed food from Andiamo, craft beverages, interactive games, and live entertainment.

Cars and Cigars 2017

More than 1,200 guests enjoyed the fourth annual Cars and Cigars event on Thursday, June 8 at the Freedom Hill Amphitheater in Sterling Heights. Sponsored by Smoke Detroit, the event featured cigars, a classic car show, and a live auction to benefit Cigar Family School in the Dominican Republic and several local charities.

Detroit Grand Prix 2017

The Chevrolet Grand Prix returned to Detroit from June 2-4 at The Raceway on Belle Isle's street circuit. The weekend featured Verizon IndyCar Series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the high-flying trucks of the Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks, and the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli.

Big Heads Slow Roll 2016

The Big Heads Slow Roll, a biking event by the Detroit Parade Co.'s Big Head Corp., was held on Aug. 8 in Detroit.

NEXTWork at Valentine Distilling

NEXTWork, a networking group for young Jewish professionals, held a networking event at Valentine Distilling Co. in Ferndale on Jan. 14. Guests enjoyed craft cocktails and appetizers.

2016 North American International Auto Show

The 2016 North American International Auto Show held its press preview days on Jan. 11-12, offering a sneak peek of more than 750 vehicles displayed at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The show opens to the public Saturday and runs through Jan. 24.

2016 North American International Auto Show Press Preview Day 1

Chrysler, Chevrolet, Audi, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, and Ford Motor Co., among other automakers, held press conferences on the first media preview day of the 2016 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit on Jan. 11.

Distinguished Grand Jester's Reception 2014

The Parade Company’s Distinguished Clown Corps held its Distinguished Grand Jester’s Reception on Sept. 23 at The Reserve at Big Rock Chophouse in Birmingham. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.

Hunger Free in the D Fundraiser

In partnership with The Celani Family Foundation and WJR 760-AM, Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Capuchin Soup Kitchen raised approximately $250,000 during Hunger Free in The D. Proceeds from the event, held Nov. 24 at Gleaners in Detroit, will help provide meals for metro Detroit’s hungry this holiday season.