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TCH Gala and Pillars of Vibrancy
Since it was founded in 1923 to serve as the village gathering place, The Community House has performed its mission sans one dime of tax monies. Thus, fundraisers like the fourth annual TCH Gala, which attracted 230 ($250 ticket) on March 14, are vital. Unlike the first three soirees, which honored family-owned business owners Dave Trott, Linda Orlans and Stephen Polk, the 2015 event saluted Dr. Herman Gray, executive vice president of Detroit Medical Center and former CEO of DMC Childrenís hospital.
Photos for Social Lights events include the HAVENís Promenade of Hope, Healing Waters Dinner Auction, Kadimaís Healthy Body Healthy Mind, Bound Togetherís High Tea, Cinco de Mayo, and the American Diabetes Associationís Unmasked Gala.
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Event chairs Meg Gordy (left) of Beverly Hills and Lara Phillip of Rochester Hills with decorations chair Deb Roelofs of Troy
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