SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Carmen Gonzalez, Liz McMillan, Kevin Jackson

News Feed Item

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner April 26

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

DETROIT, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner Chairs, Pernilla and Dan Ammann, stand beside the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. Chevrolet generously donated the first retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson during its Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 12. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Karmanos' 32nd Annual Dinner will be held Saturday, April 26, at the Fox Theatre in Detroit...

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 [email protected]. 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, Quicken Loans 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.

About the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Located in mid-town Detroit, Michigan, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Karmanos is among the nation's best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 physicians and researchers on faculty at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. Its long-term partnership with the WSU School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care. Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., is the Institute's president and chief executive officer. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Logo

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/DC93648
Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO

SOURCE Karmanos Cancer Institute

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, ...
Companies today struggle to manage the types and volume of data their customers and employees generate and use every day. With billions of requests daily, operational consistency can be elusive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Dave McCrory, CTO at Basho Technologies, will explore how a distributed systems solution, such as NoSQL, can give organizations the consistency and availability necessary to succeed with on-demand data, offering high availability at massive scale.
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what th...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly in the process of breaking from its heretofore relatively obscure enterprise applications (such as plant floor control and supply chain management) and going mainstream into the consumer space. More and more creative folks are interconnecting everyday products such as household items, mobile devices, appliances and cars, and unleashing new and imaginative scenarios. We are seeing a lot of excitement around applications in home automation, personal fitness,...
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved. Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science f...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures, a leading supplier of database performance tools, has been named a “Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. CodeFutures is an independent software vendor focused on providing tools that deliver database performance tools that increase productivity during database development and increase database performance and scalability during production.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. ...
Vormetric on Wednesday announced the results of its 2015 Insider Threat Report (ITR), conducted online on their behalf by Harris Poll and in conjunction with analyst firm Ovum in fall 2014 among 818 IT decision makers in various countries, including 408 in the United States. The report details striking findings around how U.S. and international enterprises perceive security threats, the types of employees considered most dangerous, environments at the greatest risk for data loss and the steps or...
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, addressed the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream; Brendan O'Brien, co-founder of Aria Systems, Bart Copeland, president and CEO of ActiveState Software; Jim Cowie, chief scientist at Dyn; Dave Wagstaff, VP ...
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Storage administrators find themselves walking a line between meeting employees’ demands to use public cloud storage services, and their organizations’ need to store information on-premises for security, performance, cost and compliance reasons. However, as file sharing protocols like CIFS and NFS continue to lose their relevance, simply relying only on a NAS-based environment creates inefficiencies that hurt productivity and the bottom line. IT wants to implement cloud storage it can purchase a...
Cloud Technology Partners on Wednesday announced it has been recognized by the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards as one of the Best Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partners. Selected by the editors of TechTarget's SearchDataCenter.com, and by votes from customers and strategic channel partners, the companies acknowledged by the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards represent the top providers of cloud consulting services for AWS including application migration, application development, inf...
“We help people build clusters, in the classical sense of the cluster. We help people put a full stack on top of every single one of those machines. We do the full bare metal install," explained Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackIQ, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.