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Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 20th Annual Partners Events honor Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.

Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr 

Partners Golf Classic, Sept. 9; Partners Night, Oct. 5

Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 20th Annual Partners Events, a signature two-part fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos’ exceptional cancer care and innovative research. This year’s honorees are the Institute’s largest benefactors - Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.

The Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Sept. 9, at Franklin Hills Country Club. The Partners Night, a strolling dinner with a special guest comedian, will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Fillmore Detroit. 

Since Partners’ inception, the group has raised nearly $13 million through the Partners Events to support the Karmanos Cancer Institute’s exceptional state-of-the science research. This year’s Partners Events will help support the additional recruitment of highly-accomplished cancer scientists, complementing the exceptional cancer research already underway at Karmanos.    

Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. To register for the Partners Golf Classic or Partners Night, contact Lisa Koltunchik at 313-576-8106; e-mail; or visit

Partners Golf Classic

Monday, September 9, 2013
Two shotgun starts available:
7 a.m. Registration with 8 a.m. Tee Time
$425/individual or $1,700/foursome
11 a.m. Registration with 1:30 p.m. Tee Time
$495/individual or $1,980/foursome
Franklin Hills Country Club
31675 Insker
Franklin, Michigan 48025

Partners Night

Saturday, October 5, 2013
7 p.m. Reception
Benefactor: $250 each
Friend: $175 each
The Filmore Detroit
2115 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

The Partners Golf Classic will include a competitive golf scramble, lunch, refreshments and an awards dinner. The Partners Night will include a strolling dinner, short program, special guest comedian, exciting raffle, live entertainment and late night dancing.

Partners Executive Committee Co-Chairs are and Brian Eisenberg and Michelle Mio.

Major event sponsors include Presenting Sponsor Quicken Loans and Lead Sponsor Compuware Corporation.  

For information on additional Partners sponsorship opportunities, contact Maureen Bender at 313-576-8111 or email

About the Partners

The Partners are a group of hardworking and “hands-on” volunteers, ages 25 – 50, who have pooled their ideas and resources and joined together for the sole purpose of raising funds for the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Many of these dedicated volunteers are motivated by their own personal struggles or those of loved ones battling this disease. The Partners are dedicated to making sure that other families, who are facing this illness, always have a place to turn where they will receive the ultimate in patient care, education and treatment. For more information, go to    


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