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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.

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