Tuesday, Feb. 14 marked the Valentine’s Day Charity Bachelor Auction Benefit at Eagle Eye Golf Course. The night featured 30 local bachelors who were bid on for a date night out. The evening also featured drinks and a silent auction with Jason Colthorp of WILX 10 and Cheryl Fritze co-host of Life in Lansing’s “Talk of the Town” serving as hosts. All proceeds from the event went to the St. Vincent Home for Children.
Talented student artist from 15 local high schools had their art on display at the MSU Federal Credit Union headquarters during the month of February. The event kicked off with a special VIP night on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Voting took place online and winners were recognized at a closing event on Sunday, Feb. 26. For more info and a list of winners visit www.msufcuart.com.
Professional women gathered on Wednesday, Feb. 8 for the first-ever Horizon Conference. Held at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, the day included tracks for women who were pursing various avenues in their career. Marlo Scott, owner of Sweet Revenge, a cupcake, beer and wine bar in New York City gave the keynote address. A VIP reception was also held the night before, Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the MSU Federal Credit Union Headquarters.
The JA Rock-N-Bowl for Financial Literacy event was held on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Junior Achievement fundraising event included ‘80s themed bowling at Pro-Bowl. There were also mascots, free T-shirts for bowlers and incentive prizes. All proceeds for the fundraiser went to the JA curriculum for K-12 children in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties.
Twenty women from the Lansing area joined WLNS anchor Sheri Jones this January on a trip to Cancun, Mexico. The women, including CAWLM Publisher Tiffany Dowling, Managing Editor Emily Caswell and Account Manager Jennifer Hodges, enjoyed fun in the sun, relaxation and delicious food and drinks at the NOW Jade resort.
The third annual Frost Fest swept the 200 south block of Washington Square on Saturday, Feb. 18. The night featured headlining band Company of Thieves along with other entertainment in a heated tent and a wide variety of microbrews. Among them was the Plaid Penguin, an exclusive Frost Fest brew from Michigan Brewing Company. Attendees also tested their ability to stand the chill during the Cold Butt Euchre Tournament.