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Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 32nd Annual Dinner April 26


Event Chairs Pernilla and Dan Ammann

WDIV Local 4 Anchor/Reporter Hank Winchester
 
Beautiful earrings that will be raffled off at the event.

Pernilla and Dan Ammann Chair Signature Event; Cadillac is Host Sponsor

Join the celebration and the fight against cancer by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 32nd Annual Dinner, Saturday, April 26, at the beautiful Fox Theatre in Detroit. Annual Dinner Chairs are Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Company. WDIV Local 4 Anchor/Reporter Hank Winchester will serve as emcee.

This is the fourth consecutive year that a member of GM’s senior leadership has chaired Karmanos’ Annual Dinner. The combined contributions from GM and the GM Foundation to Karmanos have come to nearly $7.3 million over the past 17 years.

This signature event is Karmanos Cancer Institute’s longest standing fundraiser which over the years has raised critical funds to benefit patient care and research. This year’s event will support the renovations of the Institute’s infusion center, providing a more comfortable and soothing setting for patients to receive their chemotherapy treatments.

WHAT:        Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 32nd Annual Dinner

WHEN:       Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – Midnight

WHERE:    Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Michigan 48201

SUPPORT:  Benefactor tickets are $750 and Patron tickets are $525. To reserve tickets or become a sponsor for the 32nd Annual Dinner, please contact Lisa at 313-576-8106 or email koltuncl@karmanos.org. You may also visit Karmanos’ 32nd Annual Dinner Website to reserve tickets online.

ABOUT THE EVENT:

The elegant Black Tie event will include the ambiance of the 1920’s, a strolling cocktail reception with entertainment provided by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, seated dinner, brief program and dancing. There will be a raffle of a pair of beautiful platinum and 18k yellow gold drop earrings with 2ctw pink and white diamonds, presented by Tapper’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry HJT Reserve Collection. The value of this exquisite set is $15,000. Raffle tickets are $100 each.  

There will also be an exciting live auction with unique VIP experience packages presented by General Motors. These packages will include: the Billboard Music Awards; Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, Arizona; Manchester United Game Day Experience; 24 Hours of Le Mans in France; NCAA 2015 Men’s Final Four; ESPY Awards; World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship; Barrett-Jackson VIP Experience; and a Bose Entertainment Package.

SPECIAL PRE-EVENT AUCTION APRIL 12: First 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06     

In conjunction with the Annual Dinner, Chevrolet has generously donated the first retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the most track-capable Corvette in the brand’s history, to be auctioned to benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute. The Barrett-Jackson auction house will offer the supercar during its Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 12. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Absentee bid forms are available. For more information visit www.barrett-jackson.com.  

SPONSORS:

Cadillac is Host Sponsor for Karmanos’ 32nd Annual Dinner. Other key sponsors include: Presenting Sponsor,  Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation; Executive Sponsors are Becker Ventures, Compuware Corporation, Johnson Controls and Mad Dog Technology; Reception Sponsor, Commonwealth McCann and Interpublic Group; Entertainment Sponsor, Credit Union ONE; Dinner Sponsors are AVL Americas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Crain Communications, The Delphi Foundation, Edw. C. Levy Co., Lil and Alex Erdeljan, Kellie and Mike Ferrantino, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, Kenwal Steel Corp., Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian, Lear Corporation, Lowe Campbell Ewald, Quicken Loans, RBC Foundation and UAW-GM Center For Human Resources.  

Media sponsors include: Magazine Sponsor, Hour Detroit and dbusiness; Radio Sponsor, News/Talk 760 WJR; and Television Sponsor, WDIV Local 4.

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