Oakland County Bar Foundation to Host Annual Signature Event


BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The Oakland County Bar Foundation, a nonprofit foundation, will host its 16th Annual Signature Event to benefit Michigan-based law-related charitable causes May 1 at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills.

“ As a result of the generous contributions from our sponsors, we raised a record $260,000 last year, and we’re looking to set a new record in 2015,” says t Eric Pelton, president of the organization. These funds go directly to the financial support of many worthy legal aid and education nonprofits right here in Oakland County.”

Proceeds from the past events have benefited the work of the Beaumont Hospital Legal Aid for Children, University of Detroit Mercy and the Michigan Center for Civic Education to name a few worthy grant recipients. Last year’s event raised $260,115 and with the help of sponsors like Conway Mackenzie, Inc., Kenwal Steel Corp., and Stout Risuis Ross Inc., who are all platinum sponsors for this year’s event.

Tickets are $175 per person and may be purchased at ocba.org under the “Events” tab or by sending payment to the Oakland County Bar Foundation, 1760 S. Telegraph Rd., Suite 100, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302. Those who are unable to attend the event but wish to contribute to the law-related charitable causes supported by the organization, can send contributions to the address above. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Katherine Tillinger at 248-334-3400 or ktillinger@ocba.org.