The annual dinner for Beyond Basics, a nonprofit organization that pairs certified tutors with students in four Detroit Public Schools who have fallen behind in reading and writing.
The Macomb-Oakland Hospital Taste Fest was held May 26 at the Polish Century Club in Warren.
Country music star Toby Keith held a grand opening celebration for his I Love This Bar and Grill at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills.
The Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield Township bestowed its 2010 Boneh Kehillah awards to business titans Roger Penske and Eugene Applebaum
A fundraiser and fashion show was held at the Aston Martin of Troy dealership.
On May 10, Andiamo in Novi hosted a winemaker's luncheon.
The Detroit Lions, paired with business leaders and celebrities, helped raise $75,000 for organizations affiliated with the Detroit Lions Charities.
On April 29, Saks Fifth Avenue at the Somerset Collection in Troy held a brunch and fashion show featuring the fall 2010 collection by designer Naeem Khan. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Francee and Benson Ford Jr. Breast Care & Wellness Center at Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield.
The 46th annual Bal African fundraiser was held at the Detroit Institute of Arts on April 10. The event, which supports the DIA's African and African American art collections, helped kick off the DIA's latest exhibit, Through African Eyes.
The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce held its East-West Business Connection April 14 at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit. The event was held in tandem with the 2010 SAE World Congress and included guests from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Japan.