Forgotten Harvest Celebrates 12th Anniversary of Champagne Cruise


OAK PARK — Forgotten Harvest will host its 12th Annual Champagne Cruise on Aug. 15 at Westborn Market in Berkley. 

The event — which has has raised approximately $1.5 million to help feed those in need in metro Detroit over the past 11 years — has grown to become the preview event of the annual Dream Cruise on Woodward Avenue, says William Bernstein, Forgotten Harvest’s interim president and CEO.

“We’re proud to be a part of the Woodward Dream Cruise because our community is so tied to the history of the automobile,” Bernstein says. “We’re very pleased that the community has embraced this event not just for the event itself but to help for the one in five people who face hunger or lack of food every day.”

The event will feature food Cake Crumbs, Gayle’s Chocolates, Hudson Café, Levy Restaurants, Local Kitchen and Bar, Northern Lakes Seafood, Silver Shores Waterfront Banquets and Catering, Treat Dreams, Toasted Oak, Vinsetta Garage, Westborn Market, and Zoup! Fresh Soup Co.

Guests will also be treated to Michigan-themed libations from L. Mawby, Atwater Brewing, and Imperial Beverage, with musical performances by Charles and Gwen Scales.

Tickets are $150 each and sponsorship packages begin at $500. For more information, visit or call 248-864-7527. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.