Honoring prowess on the gridiron, the Detroit Lions held their Kickoff Luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit on Sept. 2.
The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber hosted its 6th Annual Vine and Dine at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills on Sept. 23.
IMU, a new line of socially conscience apparel by David Merritt, former co-captain of the University of Michigan basketball team, debuted on September 4 at the Michigan League in Ann Arbor.
Dozens of wine producers and restaurants gathered in Rochester Hills on Aug. 30 for the Meadow Brook Wine & Food Festival.
Forgotten Harvest, a nonprofit organization that distributes food to the needy, held is annual champagne fundraiser salute on Aug. 14 as a prelude to the Dream Cruise.
The Michigan Chapter of the March of Dimes held a fundraiser, called A One Day Caribbean Getaway, at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club on Aug. 5.
The Buick Open Pro Am at Warwick Hills Country Club in Grand Blanc drew plenty of Detroit luminaries.
Legendary rocker Rick Derringer and his band opened the 3rd annual Rockin' on the Riverfront concert series on July 24 behind the Wintergarden at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.
Detroit Tigers' center fielder Curtis Granderson hosted Passport to the Wines of the World on July 23 at the Big Rock Chop House in Birmingham.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Janet Dobson Vernier hosted the 30th annual Dobson Open Golf Extravaganza on July 27 at the Great Oaks Country Club in Rochester Hills