Successfully Single Inc. hosted a fundraiser to benefit the American Red Cross Haiti Relief efforts on March 13 at the San Marino Club in Troy. The evening event included a dance competition with local celebrities as well as a dance showcase.
WJR-AM's Morning Host Paul W. Smith hosted the radio station's annual St. Patrick's Day party at the Detroit Athletic Club on March 17. The event drew more than 300 of the region's business, education, and political luminaries.
Irish eyes were smiling on March 17 at Dooley's Tavern in Sterling Heights. More than 1,000 people paid tribute to St. Patrick and the Emerald Isle throughout the day.
Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, a Michigan gubernatorial candidate, was the featured speaker for the National City/PNC Brother Rice Business Alliance mixer at Andiamo Bloomfield Township on Mar. 9. More than 100 business leaders enjoyed drinks and appetizers in addition to supporting a scholarship program.
The Shelby-Macomb Daybreakers Kiwanis Club hosted "An Evening of Fine Wines and Specialty Suds" on Feb. 24 at the Cherry Creek Banquet Center in Shelby Township. More than 100 people enjoyed 100 wines, 16 microbrews, live music, and a strolling buffet. The featured sommelier was Ted Moss of Vince and Joe's Gourmet Market in Shelby Township.
Southfield-based Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc. held a grand opening event on Feb. 19 for its latest eatery, Bagger Dave's in Novi.
The Henry Ford in Dearborn held a reception on Feb. 4 for nearly 300 people to celebrate the opening of its latest exhibit — Good Design: Stories From Herman Miller.
More than 200 people attended Otsego Club & Resort's Winter Wine Tasting in Gaylord, Mich. on Feb. 6.
The Leelanau Peninsula Vinter's Assocation held its annual Taste the Passion event on Feb. 6-7.
On Jan. 9, more than 450 Marine, Naval, and military personnel, along with their families, were treated to a post holiday celebration at Selfridge Air National Guard Base near Mt. Clemens. The third annual event, which included a raffle, a gourmet lunch courtesy of Pamela's Catering in Washington Township, and live music from the Simone Group, was hosted and staffed by Atlas Oil Co., a fuel distribution and supply management company in Taylor.