Chaldean Community Foundation Awards Gala 2021

The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) hosted its third annual Awards Gala on Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Palazzo Grande in Shelby Township. The event, which drew nearly 650 guests, awarded Ascension Health, Beaumont Health, Henry Ford Health System, and McLaren Health Care with the Humanitarian of the Year Award. Wild Bill’s Tobacco and its CEO Mike Samona received the Philanthropist of the Year Award, and $61,000 in scholarships were given to 24 recipients to assist with escalating education costs. Sponsors of the event include Farbman Group, Wireless Vision, Wild Bill’s Tobacco, Emergency Draining and Plumbing, United Healthcare, Rafih Auto Group, and Rudy’s Market and Catering. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria