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Lighthouse’s Salute America
An event honoring three people who embody the American spirit of hard work, success and generosity attracted about 200 people ($150 & up tickets) to Oakland Hills Country Club on a Pure Michigan evening. The fundraiser was chaired by Patty Ghesquiere and Sue Nine. (The latter co-founded the event with Maggie Allesee.) During the social hour many studied the silent auction display, bidding $11,000 for the 62 packages before Lila Lazarus emceed the program in which Lighthouse CEO Lisa Machesky presented the honorees. They came from the private, public and religious sectors.