Week of 2.20.17

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Bates Street Society Dinner

The Community House Board of Directors welcomed 200 to the second annual dinner ($200, $250 tickets) honoring significant donors ($25,000 plus). It also saluted community Pillars of Vibrancy who were toasted at a preliminary champagne reception. The 2017 Pillars are: Culture - architect Victor Saroki and publisher of Downtown Publications David Hohendorf; Wellness - Richard Astrein and Beaumont Hospital President Rosanna Morris; Philanthropy - Lois Shaevsky and George Miller; Education - Margaret Matthes. They were eulogized by house CEO/President Bill Seklar and received tribute pins from past pillars before joining the dinner crowd.
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oakland confidential

March 2017

MARCIA, MARCIA, MARCIA: Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson (D-Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield) may have picked a fight with the wrong person in power when she called out county board chair Mike Gingell and vice chair Mike Spiz , both Republicans, during board swearing-in ceremonies on January 11. "She seemed determined to create dissension," said a fellow commissioner. "She ...more»
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Jingle Bell Run Benefiting the Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun ...
Ongoing Annually each February 25.
Campus Martius

Rainbow Connection Dream Makers' Ball

Co-chairs L. Brooks Patterson, Jeffrey Taub M.D. and ...
Ongoing Daily.
Townsend Hotel

Yoga Moves MS: Party with a Purpose!

7th Annual Leadership Recognition Dinner to benefit ...
Ongoing Daily.
6:00 p.m. Pre-glow with Matthew Sanford; 7:00 p.m General admission
Andiamo Banquet Center 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren MI 48092
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Warm Heads, Hands & Hearts

Because over 15% of our area families qualify for ...
Occurring Daily Through Sunday, February 26, 2017.
anytime until Feb. 26, 2017
1259 Burgoyne Blvd., Rochester Hills

An Evening of Art for the Animals

Art event to feature paintings by local artist Weatherly ...
Ongoing Each Tuesday Beginning Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Studio D, 661 S. Eton St. Birmingham, MI 48009
2482831000 ext. 117

Imani Winds

Celebrating 20 years, this Grammy-nominated wind quintet ...
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schaver Recital Hall, 480 W Hancock St, Midtown Detroit, MI 48201

Naranja Nights - MS Fundraiser

Christopher & Company Special Events presents the ...
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
The Diamond Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace

Imani Winds

Celebrating 20 years, this Grammy-nominated wind quintet ...
Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Varner Hall: 2200 N Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI 48309

Alternatives For Girls Role Model Dinner

Join Alternatives For Girls at Cobo Center as we continue ...
Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cobo Center
313-361-4000 x273

Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center

Wu Han, piano Kristin Lee, Yura Lee and Arnaud Sussmann, ...
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
8 pm
Seligman Performing Arts Center: 22305 W 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills, MI
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