NOVEMBER 2018

Thursday, November 1

Mind, Body, and Jazz: Central City Integrated Health is hosting a Celebration of Mind, Body and Jazz. Hosted at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit on Thursday, November 1 from 6 to 9 p.m., the event will highlight the nonprofit’s work to provide integrated health and wellness services for underserved and uninsured populations. The evening will feature a strolling dinner, dessert and coffee station, formal program with remarks, live jazz performances from Detroit-based Ian Finkelstein and multi-platinum musician, Randy Scott, and free valet parking for convenience. All proceeds will ben- efit Central City Integrated Health’s mission to provide evidence-based medical and behavioral health treatment and services, in addition to creating housing, employment and community re-entry opportunities for Wayne County residents. Tickets are priced at $150 and can be purchased online. To purchase a ticket or for more information, visit www.cen- tralcityhealth.com.

Saturday, November 3

Holiday Boutique: It’s never too early to start holiday shopping! Join the Divine Child Elementary School for their 42nd Annual Holiday Boutique. The holiday boutique will be hosted at the Divine Child Elementary School in Dearborn from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 3. more than 100 crafters and artisans will be selling a mix of fine arts and hobby crafts including home decor, handmade accessories, woodworked toys, paper goods, hand sewn and quilted items as well as great holiday-themed gifts and decor. Attendees can also enjoy raffles and a bake sale featuring homemade baked goods. Admission is $3, admission for children under 12 is free. All proceeds will benefit the Divine Child Elementary School. For more information, visit https://www.divinechildelementaryschool.org/


Saturday, November 3

Rewind Charity Gala: The Judson Center is hosting their 35th anniversary Rewind Gala on Saturday, November 3. Hosted at MGM Grand Detroit, the Judson Center will be rewinding to 1983 when they held their very first Rewind Gala. “Judson Center held its first gala with the intention of establishing an event that would help the organization enhance its programs and expand services to meet emerging community needs such as autism services. Today, 35 years later, Judson Center remains an innovative leader in meeting the needs of vulnerable children and families in our community.” Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the Judson Center’s Rewind Gala, visit www.judsoncenter. org/events

Sunday, November 4

Celebration: Sky Foundation, Inc. is celebrating their 10th Anniversary on Sunday, November 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at MGM Grand Detroit. Local morning anchor Alicia Smith will host the annual lunch. The celebration will feature a performance by Nuclassica, a wine pull raffle with a sommelier, and a live auction. Join this non-profit organization as they celebrate the past ten years of raising awareness, educating and funding research for the early detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer. For convenience, complimentary valet will be available. Visit www.skyfoundationinc.org or call (248) 385-5143 to learn more about supporting pancreatic cancer research, the event, and to order tickets.

Tuesday, November 6

ELECTION DAY: It’s time to get out and VOTE! The midterm elections are upon us and it’s time for us to head to the polls and vote for the candidates we want to represent us in Lansing and Washington. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information about this year’s elections, including your polling location, visit www.michigan.gov/vote

Thursday, November 8

Day Dinner: The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter’s is hosting their 27th Annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner. This annual dinner celebrates and honors the passion, commitment, and leadership of southeastern Michigan’s philanthropists, volunteers, and fund-raising professionals. Hosted at The Henry in Dearborn from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, nearly 100 distinguished volunteers and eight major awardees will be honored during the event. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and hors-d’oeuvres followed by dinner and a short program. Sponsorship packages are available starting at $2,000; individual tickets are priced $125. “The AFP Greater Detroit Chapter relies on support from individuals and organizations such as yours to help advance the education of fundraising professionals and advocate for philanthropy in our community.” For more information about the event, visit www.afpdet.org.

Friday, November 9

Galapalooza: Macomb County Habitat for Humanity is celebrating 25 years of building communities, hope, and homes on Friday, November 9 from 6 to 11 p.m. at Andiamo Warren. “Walk into a Silver Anniversary atmosphere of fun and excitement, where the main entertainment is the world-renowned juggling and comedic group The Passing Zone, who has performed for the British royal family and the White House and opened for the likes of Jay Leno, George Carlin, Bob Hope, and many others.” The evening will also feature talented acrobats from the Detroit Circus. The evening will also feature more than 100 silent and live auction items, premium drinks and an Italian dinner. Tickets are priced at $125. Major sponsorship provided by IBEW–NECA and Ascension Macomb-Oakland. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information or to reserve your tickets, call (586) 263-1540 or visit www.macombhabitat.org.

Saturday, November 10

Autumn Gala and Auction: The Beaumont Health Foundation is hosting their 2018 Autumn Gala and Auction on Saturday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m. Hosted at MGM Grand Detroit, the black-tie-optional event will feature a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner, and entertainment. All proceeds from the gala and auction will directly support campus expansion plans to benefit the patients and programs at Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills. In addition to attending the event, individuals may support the campaign though bidding on the auction online. Bids can be made on items including trips, sports memorabilia, luxury items, and travel. Tickets for the gala are priced at $300. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.beaumont.org/giving/foundation-event. To view and/or bid on auction items, visit www.autumn18.givesmart.com.