Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

Chaim Cohen with daughters Basya and Yehudis

Team TAV

Orthodox team set to run event as fundraiser. Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer A new team has hit the ground running. Rochel Leah Black of Southfield became a runner nine years ago. Some energetic friends raved about running; they seemed healthy and happy, so she decided to try it. She instantly loved it, finding running to…

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With cookie boxes in hand, these young attendees of last year’s Cookie N’ Dreams event look pretty happy.

Cookies N’ Dreams

Camp Mak-A-Dream fundraiser marks 20 years. Karen Schwartz Contributing Writer Above: With cookie boxes in hand, these young attendees of last year’s Cookie N’ Dreams event look pretty happy. Kate Michaels, 12, spent a special week this summer at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana. There were horses to ride, a climbing wall, art, bonfires — and the…

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illustration of an illusionist smiling as he presents a bunny in a top hat and a cane.

Masters of Illusion to Headline JARC Fundraiser

JARC, an organization serving people with disabilities, announced the live tour of Masters of Illusion as its 38th Annual Fall Fundraiser. The exclusive one-night performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Orchestra Hall in Downtown Detroit. Join JARC and some of the world’s top…

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MDA serves both the IDF and Israeli citizens.

Support Israel’s National Blood Service And EMS

Alan Dershowitz to speak at American Friends of Magen David Adom Detroit gala. American Friends of Magen David Adom wants all of Metro Detroit to understand the critical and lifesaving work of Israel’s national EMS and blood services organization, so it’s enlisting one of the biggest pro-Israel advocates to make the case for MDA. Professor…

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Elizabeth Merzin of West Bloomfield, Madeline Byrne of Frazer, Monica Merzin of West Bloomfield and photographer John Hardwick of Royal Oak

Faces & Places – Rub-a-Dub, Shalom Club And Detroit River Cruise

Check out this gallery of photos from ORT’s Rub-a-Dub fundraiser, The Shalom Club and the Annual Detroit River Cruise! Rub-a-Dub ORT Michigan’s largest fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub, took place Aug. 21 at Franklin Hills Country Club and drew 550 guests. The event raised more than $1.7 million, making it the most successful yet. More than $62,000 was…

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First-year rider Renee Liberman of Royal Oak . Team Alex

Faces & Places – Team Alex And WAM

Before Alexandra Graham, daughter of Susie and Bill Graham of West Bloomfield, died of bone cancer in 1999 at age 17 following a valiant battle, Make-A-Wish Michigan granted her extraordinary wish to create a public service announcement. The PSA urged others to smile, not stare, at seriously ill kids who may look different because of…

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The Capitol Steps

Making America Grin Again

The Capitol Steps perform at JET’s annual fundraiser. The JET will once again host the Capitol Steps, performing their new musical comedy review, Make America Grin Again. The nationally renowned political satire troupe will be the featured entertainment at JET’s annual gala, which will be held at Temple Israel from 6-9 p.m., on Thursday, Sept.…

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Belle Isle Aquarium. Photo by John Vavrek

Fill Those Tanks!

Memorial yoga event and fundraiser to aid Belle Isle Aquarium. What if I told you nearly the same amount of money originally earmarked 120 years ago by the Michigan Legislature to build the Belle Isle Aquarium — $150,000 — is all that’s needed to complete the full restoration of the remaining 10 of 56 tanks…

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Letters – July 12, 2018

Good Things Are Happening We may be not aware of some very good things happening in our community. The massive effort by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit,  Jewish Family Service, BBYO and synagogues as well as Jewish day schools called “We Need to Talk” is designed to reduce teen depression with significant funding and…

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Lena Epstein poses with Donald Trump during a campaign stop in Dimondale on Aug. 19, 2016. PHOTO Courtesy of Lena Epstein

Canceled

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Candidate says her fundraiser was nixed because of her political views. Lena Epstein, a Republican candidate for Michigan’s open seat in the 11th District and co-chair of Trump’s Michigan campaign in 2016, said a June 27 fundraiser for her campaign at Franklin Hills Country Club was canceled by the board of…

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