10th Annual Rugiero Promise Foundation Casino Royale

The Rugiero Promise Foundation hosted its 10th annual Casino Royale on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. The event, which drew more than 400 people, raised close to $350,000 for the University of Michigan Medicine Center and its cutting-edge diabetes research. Guests enjoyed culinary selections from Antonio’s Cucina Italiana, Dearborn Sausage, Big Tommy’s Parthenon, and more; a specialty bar; Casino Wild nonprofit gaming on authentic tables with professional dealers; a live performance by Mark Randisi as well as Soul Shakers; raffles; and silent and live auctions. Sponsors of the event included the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation, AJR Development, Danialle and Peter Karmanos Jr., MadDog Technology, Soave Enterprises, and many more. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria