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Camp Casey’s Gold Rush Gala
To recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness month, many of the 200 guests ($75 ticket) attending the Camp Casey benefit at the Roostertail followed the invitation suggestion to “wear gold.” The scene was indeed sparkling and Abby Hubbard’s committee had planned lots of diversions. These included an hors d’oeuvres buffet, silent auction ($6,250), a raffle, a wine pull ($626), a Sweet Rush dessert sale ($700) and a cash vote ($540) for one's favorite musician from the evening’s line up. This included Drew Machak, Trevor Thomas and Jimmy Atto.
Jason Mood and Christopher Johnson , co-owners of The Meeting House in Rochester, have partnered with James and Gino D’Agostini to open a new food truck called Motor Powered Hospitality , with the D’Agostinis bringing their business experience to the management side of the venture. Only recently delivered to the team, the food truck appeared at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac during ...more»
ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS: In a year where predictions offered by political pundits are less accurate than the extended weather forecast in any given week, there is only one certainty: nothing is certain. From Donald Trump’s presidential nomination to Sen. Bernie Sander’s success in Michigan, the resulting uncertainty has many candidates on the lower portion of the November ballot worried, ...more»
Week of 5.13.13 Photos for Social Lights events include the HAVEN’s Promenade of Hope, Healing Waters Dinner Auction, Kadima’s Healthy Body Healthy Mind, Bound Together’s High Tea, Cinco de Mayo, and the American Diabetes Association’s Unmasked Gala.
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HAVEN’s Promenade of Hope Event chairs Meg Gordy (left) of Beverly Hills and Lara Phillip of Rochester Hills with decorations chair Deb Roelofs of Troy