Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Partners offers two exciting events

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DETROIT – Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for its 17th Annual Partners events. The Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Aug. 30, at Franklin Hills Country Club. The Partners Evening gala will take place Saturday, Sept. 11, at The Detroit Institue of Arts.

Over the past 16 years, Partners has raised nearly $9 million for the Karmanos Cancer Institute to help in its mission to provide excellent state-of-the science research and cancer care for patients. This year’s Partners will honor Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg of Bloomfield Hills for their outstanding philanthropy and commitment to the fight against cancer.

Partners Golf Classic

Monday, August 30

Two shotgun starts available:

7 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. Tee Time

$425/Individual or $1,700/foursome

11 a.m. Registration, 1:30 p.m. Tee Time

$495/Individual or $1,980/foursome

Franklin Hills Country Club

31675 Inkster

Franklin, Michigan 48025

Partners Evening

Saturday, September 11

7:30 p.m. Reception, 9 p.m. Program

The Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave

Detroit, Michigan 48202

Benefactor: $250

Friend: $175

Partners Executive Committee Co-chairs are Dan Cornwell and J. J. Modell. Co-chairs for the Partners Golf Classic are Aaron Ranka and David Thewes; and Co-chairs for the Partners Evening are Peter Fezzey and Michelle Mio. The co-chairs and their committees have two exciting events planned.

The Partners Golf Classic will include a competitive golf scramble, lunch, refreshments and awards dinner. The Partners Evening will include a strolling dinner; entertainment by Mel Ball and Colours; a raffle for a $5,000 gift card for Somerset Collection, donated by Somerset Collection; and a silent action.

Honorary Co-chairs include: Marcia and Eugene Applebaum; Suzanne and Robert Bluestein; Penny and Harold Blumenstein; Shannon and Brian Eisenberg; Nicole and Stephen Eisenberg;; Jennifer and David Fischer; Barbara and Al Fisher; Madeline and Sidney Forbes; Mary Anne and Eugene Gargaro, Jr.; Nancy and James Grosfeld; Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.; Sally and Graham Orley; Ina and Murray Pitt; Terry and John Rakolta, Jr.; Constance and Martin Ross; Noella and Jack Russo; Sandy and Alan S. Schwartz; Susan Sosnick; Shelley and Joel Tauber; Julie and Robert Taubman; Marilyn and Walter Wolpin; and Colleen and Paul Ziegler.

Corporate Partner is Compuware Corporation and Host Sponsor is Kenwal Steel Corp.

Other key sponsors include: Agree Realty Corporation; AXA Foundation; Becker Ventures; Susie; Larry; Stephanie and Justin Becker; Dr. David and Pauline Goodman, Barbara and Harold Beznos, Cambridge Consulting Group; Carl’s Golfland; Comerica Bank; Nicole and Dan Cornwell; Eclipsys Corporation; Edw C. Levy Co.; Lil and Alex Erdeljan; Farbman Group; The Ferrantino Foundation; Marjorie S. Fisher; Catherine and Nathan Forbes; Ford Motor Company; HoMedics; Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Hour Detroit and Dbusiness Magazines; Laura and Peter Karmanos, III; Julie and Nick Karmanos; Christy and Jason Karmanos; Kojaian Ventures; Sandy and Bill Lefkofsky; Quicken Loans; Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation; Residential Home Health; Eunice and Milt Ring; Schechter Wealth Strategies; Sigma Associates, Inc.; Somerset Collection; The Suburban Collection; Special Events Rental; Trott & Trott; Webasto; and News/Talk 760 WJR.

Pre-registration is required. To register for the Partners Golf Classic or Partners Evening gala, contact Karry Samulski at 313-576-8106 or samulskk@karmanos.org; or visit www.karmanos.org/partners.

About the Partners

The Partners are a group of hardworking and “hands-on” volunteers who have pooled their ideas and resources and joined together for the sole purpose of raising funds for the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Many of these dedicated volunteers are motivated by their own personal struggles or those of loved ones battling this disease.  The Partners are dedicated to making sure that other families, who are facing this illness, always have a place to turn where they will receive the ultimate in patient care, education and treatment. For more information, go to http://www.karmanos.org/partners.

About the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Located in mid-town Detroit, Michigan, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Caring for nearly 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, Karmanos is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 physicians and researchers on faculty at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. Its long-term partnership with the WSU School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care. Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., is the Institute’s president and chief executive officer. Karmanos is southeastern Michigan’s most preferred hospital for cancer care according to annual surveys conducted by the National Research Corporation. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.

The Partners Golf Classic will include a competitive golf scramble, lunch, refreshments and awards dinner. The Partners Evening will include a strolling dinner; entertainment by Mel Ball and Colours; a raffle for a $5,000 gift card for Somerset Collection, donated by Somerset Collection; and a silent action.

Honorary Co-chairs include: Marcia and Eugene Applebaum; Suzanne and Robert Bluestein; Penny and Harold Blumenstein; Shannon and Brian Eisenberg; Nicole and Stephen Eisenberg;; Jennifer and David Fischer; Barbara and Al Fisher; Madeline and Sidney Forbes; Mary Anne and Eugene Gargaro, Jr.; Nancy and James Grosfeld; Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.; Sally and Graham Orley; Ina and Murray Pitt; Terry and John Rakolta, Jr.; Constance and Martin Ross; Noella and Jack Russo; Sandy and Alan S. Schwartz; Susan Sosnick; Shelley and Joel Tauber; Julie and Robert Taubman; Marilyn and Walter Wolpin; and Colleen and Paul Ziegler.

Corporate Partner is Compuware Corporation and Host Sponsor is Kenwal Steel Corp.

Other key sponsors include: Agree Realty Corporation; AXA Foundation; Becker Ventures; Susie; Larry; Stephanie and Justin Becker; Dr. David and Pauline Goodman, Barbara and Harold Beznos, Cambridge Consulting Group; Carl’s Golfland; Comerica Bank; Nicole and Dan Cornwell; Eclipsys Corporation; Edw C. Levy Co.; Lil and Alex Erdeljan; Farbman Group; The Ferrantino Foundation; Marjorie S. Fisher; Catherine and Nathan Forbes; Ford Motor Company; HoMedics; Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Hour Detroit and Dbusiness Magazines; Laura and Peter Karmanos, III; Julie and Nick Karmanos; Christy and Jason Karmanos; Kojaian Ventures; Sandy and Bill Lefkofsky; Quicken Loans; Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation; Residential Home Health; Eunice and Milt Ring; Schechter Wealth Strategies; Sigma Associates, Inc.; Somerset Collection; The Suburban Collection; Special Events Rental; Trott & Trott; Webasto; and News/Talk 760 WJR.

Pre-registration is required. To register for the Partners Golf Classic or Partners Evening gala, contact Karry Samulski at 313-576-8106 or samulskk@karmanos.org; or visit www.karmanos.org/partners.

About the Partners

The Partners are a group of hardworking and “hands-on” volunteers who have pooled their ideas and resources and joined together for the sole purpose of raising funds for the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Many of these dedicated volunteers are motivated by their own personal struggles or those of loved ones battling this disease.  The Partners are dedicated to making sure that other families, who are facing this illness, always have a place to turn where they will receive the ultimate in patient care, education and treatment. For more information, go to http://www.karmanos.org/partners.

About the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Located in mid-town Detroit, Michigan, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Caring for nearly 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, Karmanos is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 physicians and researchers on faculty at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. Its long-term partnership with the WSU School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care. Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., is the Institute’s president and chief executive officer. Karmanos is southeastern Michigan’s most preferred hospital for cancer care according to annual surveys conducted by the National Research Corporation. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.

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