Home Authors Posts by Patrick Gloria

Patrick Gloria


2018 Kidney Ball

The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan hosted its Kidney Ball on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. The 1920s-themed event included cocktails, dinner, dancing, an auction, and a candy bar. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan works to prevent kidney disease and helps those who have it.

Third Annual Cars and Cigars at Freedom Hill

Smoke Detroit held its third annual Cars and Cigars event on June 9 at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights. More than 900 people attended this year's event, which benefited the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation and Celani Family Foundation.

Detroit Aglow 2013

More than 800 people attended Detroit Aglow at the MGM Grand Detroit on Nov. 25. A fundraiser for the Downtown Detroit Partnership, the evening included a cocktail reception followed by a sitdown dinner of caved turkey with all of the trimmings.

2014 North American International Auto Show Press Preview

The North American International Auto Show kicked off with its press preview days on Jan. 13. Held at Cobo Center in Detroit, the first of two media days saw several announcements from automakers including Ford, Chrysler, and Toyota.

Mike Duggan & Benny Napoleon at Shenandoah Country Club

On Oct. 17, Detroit mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon were the featured panelists at the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Luncheon at the Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield.

An Evening With PIME at Troy's San Marino Club

On Oct. 9, The PIME Missionaries in Detroit held its annual fundraising dinner at the San Marino Club in Troy. The evening included a strolling cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner, and a global update on activities.

Dream Cruise 2013

The cars were the stars at the 2013 Dream Cruise, with stops at the Forgotten Harvest Champagne Cruise, Conway MacKenzie Jax Car Wash Party, and other stops along the way. Photos by Patrick Gloria and Nick Martines

Men Who Cook at Henry Ford Hospital

On June 12, more than 800 people attended Men Who Cook at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The event, a fundraiser for the Tom Groth Patient Medical Needs Fund, included several dozen culinary teams, a live auction, a raffle, and live entertainment.

Goodwin & Scieszka in Birmingham Law Day

On June 8, the law firm of Goodwin & Scieszka in Birmingham held its annual Law Day, where partners and lawyers provide free legal consultations, free bike helmets, food, and prizes. The afternoon event drew more than 100 people.