Archive for June, 2011
One of Big Brothers Big Sisters’ largest fundraising events, Bowl for Kids Sake was held from April 28 to May 6. At Bowl for Kids’ Sake, participants raised at least $100 in pledges each and had a night of fun with children from the mid-Michigan area. On the night of Thursday, April 28, participants lit up the alleys at Royal Scot in Lansing to benefit the one-to-one youth mentoring program.
The Greater Lansing Food Bank hosted its 5th annual Empty Plate dinner on Tuesday, April 26 at the Kellogg Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Along with shopping both a live and silent auction, an estimated 600 guests sampled food from area restaurants and catering companies, and helped to raise more than $230,000 to feed the hungry in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties.
The Women’s Council of Realtors hosted a fashion show at Eagle Eye Golf Club on Wednesday, May 4. The show, emceed by WILX newscaster Jason Colthorp, featured a number of fashions from local retailers, modeled by women involved in the local real estate scene. Proceeds from the event benefited the Ronald McDonald House.