Friday, May 13, 2016 • 6:30 PM
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Planned Parenthood has been serving women, men, young people, and families for 100 years! Through health care, family planning services, education, and advocacy, we are empowering happier, healthier individuals, families, and communities. One in five women in America turns to Planned Parenthood at some point in her lifetime for health care.
We invite you to join us as we celebrate a century of Planned Parenthood. Our 100 Year Gala will bring together advocates for women's health and family planning from accross the state. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, live music, and dancing as we recognize those who have championed the rights of women and helped individuals and families to control their own destinies. Let us celebrate as we enter the next century of reproductive health care and accurate, fact-based education.
Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan's 14 health centers serve 31 counties that are home to 83 percent of Michigan's population. PPMSM serves nearly 60,000 peole in Michigan each year. Our services center on essential health services and preventive health care, including lifesaving cancer screenings, birth control, and prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Your support of the 100 Year Gala help makes these services possible for those who need them most.
COCKTAILS • DINNER • LIVE MUSIC • DANCING
This black tie gala pulls out all the stops as we celebrate 100 years of Planned Parenthood. Your attendance at this fundraising celebration will support the services provided by Planned Parenthood from Detroit to Benton Harbor.
After an elegant dinner, a brief program will feature our honoree Nancy Schlichting and a raffle, followed by live music and dancing. Cash bar.
Cynthia & Edsel Ford
Carol & Tom Goss
Denise & Jamie Jacob
The Chief Executive Officer of Henry Ford Health System, Nancy Schlichting is credited with leading the health system through a dramatic financial turnaround and for award-winning patient safety, customer service, and diversity initiatives. She has shared the lessons learned over her 35-year career in her recently published book "Unconventional Leadership."
In 2015, President Obama appointed Schlichting to chair the Commission on Care, established by Congress to examine how to best deliver health care to military veterans. Her many awards include: "Top 25 Women in Healthcare 2014" (named for the fourth time), Becker's Hospital Review "40 of the Smartest People in Healthcare 2014," Modern Healthcare "100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare 2014" (named for the seventh time), Crain's Detroit Business "2012 Newsmaker of the Year," and HealthLeaders Media "20 People Who Make Healthcare Better 2012.
You'll have your chance to enter to win one of these amazing raffle packages.
Raffle tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100 and may be purchased before or at the event.
Details on Raffle Packages coming soon…