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March of Dimes Caribbean Fundraiser 2012

The March of Dimes held it's annual Caribbean Fundraiser on July 11 at the Grosse Point Yacht Club in Grosse Point Shores. The event included a live and silent auction, a strolling cocktail reception and dinner, and live entertainment.

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 2012 Partners Golf Classic

More than 200 golfers participated in the Partners Golf Classic, a benefit for the Karmanos Cancer Institute, on Aug. 27 at the Franklin Hills Country Club. The event included 18 holes of golf, a cocktail reception, and awards ceremony. Photographs by Patrick Gloria and Nick Martines.

Van Conway and Steve Gordon 2012 Dream Cruise Extravaganza

Van Conway of Conway MacKenzie and Steve Gordon of Signature Associates hosted a Dream Cruise Party on Aug. 17-18 at Jax Car Wash in Birmingham. More than 500 guests enjoyed a strolling buffet, beverages, and numerous classic/muscle cars.

Forgotten Harvest Champagne Cruise at Westborn Market

Forgotten Harvest held its Champagne Cruise charity fundraiser at Westborn Market in Berkley on Aug. 17, the night before the Dream Cruise. More than 200 guests enjoyed a strolling buffet, cocktails, live entertainment, and plenty of horse power.

Saks Blast Benefiting The Karmanos Cancer Institute

Saks Fifth Avenue at the Somerset Collection in Troy held its annual Saks Blast event on Aug. 16 benefiting the Karmanos Cancer Institute. More than 300 guests enjoyed shopping, passed hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and a fashion show.

Hearts of Livonia at Fox Creek Golf Club

More than 120 golfers played at Fox Creek Golf Club in Livonia on Aug. 15 in support of Hearts of Livonia, a nonprofit organization that has donated $2.6 million to St. Mary Mercy Hospital and other charities, as well as providing more than 160 college scholarships.

Paul W. Smith Golf Classic at the Detroit Golf Club

The 9th annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic was held on Aug. 13 at the Detroit Golf Club. The event raised a record $520,000 to benefit Think Detroit PAL, which provides athletic and leadership development programming for more than 10,000 youth in Detroit.

Oakland County Boat Club's Centennial Celebration

On Aug. 11, the Oakland County Boat Club of Sylvan Lake celebrated its 100th anniversary with a Black-and-White themed party. Guests enjoyed a strolling dinner, live music and dancing, and a fireworks show.