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Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 21st Annual Partners events honor Mary Kay and Keith Crain

Partners Golf Classic, Aug. 25; Partners Night, Sept. 20


June 23, 2014 – Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 21st Annual Partners events, a signature fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos’ exceptional cancer care and cutting-edge research. This year’s honorees are Mary Kay and Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications, Inc. The Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Aug. 25, at Franklin Hills Country Club. Partners Night will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Detroit Public Library. 

Over the past 20 years, Partners, a group of hands-on volunteers, have raised nearly $13.5 million through the Partners events to support the Karmanos Cancer Institute’s exceptional state-of-the science research.      

Pre-registration is required. To register for the Partners Golf Classic or Partners Night call 313-576-8106, email  or visit For sponsorship opportunities call 313-576-8111 or email

Partners Golf Classic                                                            Partners Night                       

Monday, August 25                                                               Saturday, September 20

Two shotgun starts available:                                                   7 p.m. Reception

7 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. Tee Time                                       Detroit Public Library

$1,700/foursome                                                                     5201 Woodward Ave.             

11 a.m. Registration, 1:30 p.m. Tee Time                                Detroit, Michigan 48202          

$1,980/foursome                                                                     Benefactor: $250 each

Franklin Hills Country Club                                                      Friend: $175 each                                          

31675 Inkster                                                                                                             

Franklin, Michigan 48025

Partners Committee Executive Chairs are Brian Eisenberg and Jason Geisz. The Partners Golf Classic includes an 18-hole completive scramble and golf cart, breakfast, barbeque lunch, refreshments and an awards dinner. Awards will be presented to the lowest scoring Men’s, Women’s, Mixed and Pro-Am teams. Partners Night will include a strolling cocktail reception and dinner, a brief program, an exciting auction and raffle, and live entertainment and dancing. 

Host sponsor for Karmanos’ 21st Annual Partners events is Crain Communication, Inc.         

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