Local Business Community Comes Together in Support of Event
DETROIT, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attention wine lovers, tickets are still available for the fourth annual Detroit Uncorked, one of the region's largest wine events. Detroit Uncorked, benefiting the Children's Center, is held at Ford Field, Sept. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and is presented by Ford Motor Company and Ford Field and created and organized by Detroit Wine Organization (DWO). The event brings together thousands of wine lovers to enjoy hundreds of wines from around the world. The evening will also consist of hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, a silent auction and more.
Event organizers are again pleased by the response the event has received from the business community. Not only are they grateful for the valuable financial support during these difficult economic times, but event organizers also credit local businesses with helping to promote both the event and the importance of The Children's Center.
In addition to Ford Motor Company and Ford Field, other sponsors include: Dickinson Wright PLLC, Domino's Pizza, Henry Ford Health System, International Wine Accessories, Lee Hecht Harrison, Maritz Inc., PVS Chemicals Inc., PCGCampbell, PricewatershouseCoopers LLP, Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation, Team Detroit and Visteon.
Detroit Uncorked media sponsors include: CBS Outdoor, Dbusiness, Detroit Fashion Pages, Hour Detroit, LocalWineEvents.com, Metro Times, News/Talk 760 WJR, Observer & Eccentric Newspapers, Pure Michigan, Renaissance Media, Strut Magazine, The Social Connection, and WWJ Newsradio 950 AM All News, All the Time.
Each year, proceeds from Detroit Uncorked benefit The Children's Center, one of the largest, most diverse child-serving agencies in Michigan. Through the efforts of all of those involved with this event, we have raised $267,000 since the event's inception four years ago.
To purchase tickets for Detroit Uncorked please visit http://www.detroituncorked.com. Tickets are $75 for members of the Detroit Wine Organization, and $80 for non-members. For information, please contact Michele Marine at 313-203-7197 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DWO is a non-profit organization with nearly 4,400 members. The organization hosts wine tasting and instructional activities throughout the year aimed at promoting the educated, responsible consumption of wine. All proceeds from events benefit local charities. For information, please visit http://www.detroitwine.org.
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures and distributes automobiles in 200 markets across six continents. With about 300,000 employees and more than 100 plants worldwide, the company's core and affiliated automotive brands include Ford, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury and Volvo. Its automotive-related services include Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford's products, please visit http://www.fordvehicles.com.
As one of the largest, most diverse and comprehensive front-line agencies in Michigan, The Children's Center addresses the needs and problems of some of the most troubled children in the United States. Founded in 1929, The Children's Center serves thousands of children and families through 20 inter- related programs annually. For more information, please visit http://www.thechildrenscenter.com.
|SOURCE The Children's Center|
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