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American Cancer Society Cattle Baron's Ball

Cobo Hall, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

The American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball is back… dust off your boots, don your best denim and join us for an incredible evening of celebration and inspiration! The annual boot scootin’, western-themed gala returns to Cobo Center for its 15th year in Detroit on Saturday, September 23. ​ Standing strong with the Society, this year’s celebration features presenting sponsor Ford Motor Company and Honorary Chair Joy Falotico, Chairman & CEO, Ford Motor Credit Company, and Group Vice President, Ford Motor Company. ​ Over 800 of Detroit’s top executives and community leaders will meet at one of the most entertaining, imaginative and rewarding events of the year to rub elbows while supporting the fight against cancer – the nation’s #1 public health concern. Guests will envision a cancer-free world while enjoying cowboy cuisine from the area’s best chefs and finest restaurants, exceptional live and silent auctions, western fun and boot-scootin’ entertainment, and dancing. ​ Today 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men will get cancer in their lifetimes. More than 24,000 metro Detroiters will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Through the support of generous companies and individuals, the Cattle Baron’s Ball provides funding for much needed cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient and caregiver services. ​ Since the Ball’s debut, more than $15.1 million has been raised in support of the American Cancer Society’s aggressive mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

The Information Center Gala Celebration

Crystal Gardens, 6703 Fort St, Southgate, MI

The annual gala celebration put on by The Information Center is expected to raise tens of thousands of dollars for the charity.

The event, set for Oct. 12, will once again be hosted by Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Southgate.

This year Annabelle Road will headline the gala, which brings in different performers, comedians and other celebrities each year.

Celebrating “Country Style”. Downriver’s own, Dr. Noel Jackson will emcee the evening as the country themed band performs throughout the night.

Jackson has been a cosmetic, implant and family dentist since 1980. He is the founder and president of DYPAC, Downriver Youth Performing Arts Center, a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Trenton and an avid community volunteer.