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After a week of media and industry days, the 2017 North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Center kicked off for the public with the annual Charity Preview, affectionately known as Car Prom. Guests were treated to food, beverages, and entertainment as they toured the cars in style, raising $5.2 million for children's charities throughout Detroit, making it the largest single-night fundraiser worldwide.
Churchill's Bistro and Cigar Bar held a grand opening event on Nov. 17 at its new location in Grosse Pointe Woods. The two-story restaurant offers a full menu, a wide range of cigars, accessories like lighters and cigar cutters, as well as a 280-square-foot walk-in humidor.
Held at the Russell Industrial Center in Detroit on Oct. 22, 450 guests attended this year's Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute annual Partners Night. The gala event featured a strolling cocktail reception and dinner, raffle, live entertainment, and a fashion show presented by Linda Dresner, owner of Birmingham-based Linda Dresner Inc.
The 12th annual Detroit Uncorked was held on Oct. 14 at Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit. The wine tasting event featured more than 250 wines, Michigan handcrafted beers, and premium spirits. The Detroit Wine Organization’s 2016 Winery of the Year Award was also presented.