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  • By Gigi Nichols

Sheriff PALa Gala

A sold-out crowd of 400 packed the Treasury in Pontiac for the annual PALa Gala (Police Athletic League). WXYZ TV’s Carolyn Clifford served as Master of Ceremonies while guests enjoyed awards presentation, dinner, dancing and live music. The Sheriff PAL was founded by Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard to help at risk kids have fun, make new friend and learn new skills, stay healthy, stay focused, support one another and become good citizens. Thanks to generous support from sponsors and supporters, the event netted $125,000.


If you would like your future event considered for coverage, you can email Nichols at or if you need to speak with her, phone 248.515.6105.

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