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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.
oakland confidential 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»
Originally an Albanian refugee who came to this country as a child, today Etrit Demaj is COO of Hepta Systems, a smart building technology business, who became an accomplished entrepreneur after overcoming tremendous obstacles on his journey to success. ...more>
From "The Great and Powerful Oz" to "Red Dawn" Louise Holoday's mastery as a makeup artist can be seen from the silver screen to the Avon Players theater in Rochester Hills. ...more>
Retired professional basketball player Paul Davis was drafted by the LA Clippers in 2006, but his steadfast dedication for the game first surfaced in the backyard of his Rochester childhood home. ...more>
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