Tickets on Sale Now for The Children's Center 2014 AutoGlow Presented by Ford Motor Company

-- The Children's Center's 2014 AutoGlow, presented by Ford Motor Company, will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, following the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Charity Preview

-- Individual ticket purchasers can take advantage of a discounted ticket price through Dec. 15, 2013 and sponsorship packages are now available

-- AutoGlow 2014 entitled, "Detroit Razzle Dazzle", takes guests back to the Roaring '20s – an era of glitz and glamour during which The Children's Center was founded

DETROIT, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for The Children's Center's 2014 AutoGlow presented by Ford Motor Company.  The fundraiser will be held Jan. 17, 2014, at Ford Field and will directly support The Children's Center's mission to help children and families shape their own futures.

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Ford Motor Company returns as the Presenting Sponsor of AutoGlow, building upon 85 years of support for The Children's Center. Hosted by Lisa & Bill Ford and Nicki & Alan Mulally, this year's theme "Detroit Razzle Dazzle" brings back the era in which The Children's Center was founded – the Roaring '20s – with its speakeasies, glitz and "Great Gatsby"-style glamour.

The event has been expanded this year to accommodate 200 additional guests following last year's 1,000-guest sell-out.  Held at Detroit's Ford Field, AutoGlow will feature spectacular food and drinks, Roaring '20s era decor, live music and entertainment. During the evening, guests will enjoy a pre-reception prior to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Charity Preview, as well as '20s-inspired cuisine, live jazz and dancing upon their return from the NAIAS event.

AutoGlow 2014 "Detroit Razzle Dazzle" will take place at Ford Field on Friday, January 17, 2014, from 4:30 p.m. – Midnight. The pre -Reception will take place 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.  The Main Celebration will run from 8 p.m. to Midnight. There will be continuous shuttles to and from the NAIAS Charity Preview for AutoGlow guests.

Tickets are $275 each on or before Dec. 15, 2013 and $325 each on or after Dec. 16, 2013.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.thechildrenscenter.com or by phone at (313) 262-7123.  In order to purchase an AutoGlow ticket, individuals must be a NAIAS Charity Preview ticket holder.

Proceeds from AutoGlow provide therapy for children who have experienced trauma associated with abuse, neglect and mental illness.  At the 2013 event, more than $250,000 net was raised for the organization.  The event is also an opportunity to celebrate The Children's Center's founding in 1929. 

Sponsorships are available by contacting Marletta Boyd II at The Children's Center by calling (313) 670-5355 or by email at mboydii@childrensctr.net.

About The Children's Center                                                                    
For nearly 85 years, The Children's Center has been empowering Greater Detroit children and families to shape their own futures.  Annually, more than 7,500 children and families receive evidence-based therapeutic mental and behavioral health services from The Children's Center to help them overcome emotional and intellectual challenges, trauma from abuse, neglect and poverty.  Learn more about The Children's Center and our 20+ inter-related programs at www.thechildrenscenter.com or call 313.831.5535.

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 180,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit corporate.ford.com.

SOURCE The Children's Center of Wayne County



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