Celebrate Michigan’s Military 2022

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Wiliston, Fla., with locations nationwide, hosted the 8th annual Celebrate Michigan’s Military fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 30, at Andiamo in Warren. Funds from the event benefit the nonprofit’s mission of restoring quality of life to veterans by rescuing, raising, and training of medical service and assistance dogs for individual afflicted by disabilities, with a focus on veterans with combat wounds. Guests enjoyed an Andiamo buffet with dessert, beer or wine, and a “Passing of the Leash” ceremony to honor the service dogs and people that make the group’s mission possible. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria