Karmanos Cancer Institute's 34th Annual Dinner set for April 16

Paula and Steve Kiefer Chair Signature Event benefitting cancer research

Jan 19, 2016, 07:05 ET from Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

DETROIT, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 34th Annual Dinner Saturday, April 16, at Michigan Motion Picture Studios in Pontiac, Mich. This year's Annual Dinner Chairs are Paula and Steve Kiefer. Steve Kiefer is vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain for General Motors.

This signature event continues the great partnership between GM and the Karmanos Cancer Institute, raising critical funds to benefit cancer research at the world-renowned cancer center based in Detroit. 

The 34th Annual Dinner will be a black tie event and include a cocktail reception, an elegant seated dinner, brief program, entertainment, an exciting raffle and live auction, and more. WDIV-TV Local 4's Hank Winchester, head of the "Help Me Hank" consumer reporting unit, will serve as emcee for the gala. The event supports critical cancer research underway at Karmanos which will help create the next standard of cancer care benefitting patients here and around the globe.

WHAT: Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 34th Annual Dinner

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2016
6:30 p.m. – Midnight

WHERE: Michigan Motion Picture Studios
1999 Centerpoint Parkway

Pontiac, Michigan 48341

SUPPORT: Benefactor tickets are $750 and Patron tickets are $525. For more information and to reserve tickets, contact Kelly at 313-576-8108 or smileyk@karmanos.org. You may also visit www.karmanos.org/annualdinner.

Companies or individuals interested in sponsorship opportunities should contact Lisa at 313-576 8106 or laurinl@karmanos.org. 

Host Sponsor for the Karmanos Cancer Institute's 34th Annual Dinner is General Motors and Presenting Sponsor is Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation.

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 45 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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