Tickets and Sponsorships Available for 2011 AutoGlow to Benefit The Children's Center

Nov 29, 2010, 10:15 ET from The Children's Center of Wayne County

DETROIT, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets and sponsorships are now available for the 2011 AutoGlow event, benefiting The Children's Center of Wayne County. To be held at the Westin Book Cadillac, AutoGlow aims to be Detroit's premier after-glow event following the 2011 North American International Auto Show Charity Preview on Friday, Jan. 14.


Building upon more than 80 years of support for The Children's Center, Ford Motor Company returns as the presenting sponsor of AutoGlow. The event's hosts are Bill Ford, Ford's executive chairman, and his wife, Lisa, and Alan Mulally, Ford's president and CEO, and his wife, Nicki.    

"Ford Motor Company's support of The Children's Center is a shining example of our commitment to improve the communities in which we do business," Bill Ford said.  "We are proud to support The Children's Center's mission to help children and families shape their own positive futures."    

The event includes a pre-reception from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, entertainment and shuttles running to-and-from Cobo Center for Charity Preview.  AutoGlow continues from 8 p.m. until midnight, featuring an elegant strolling dinner, desserts, an open bar, dancing and entertainment sponsored by Caesars Windsor.  

Individual tickets are available for $250 per person; $130 of the ticket price is tax deductible.  Sponsorship packages start at $5,000.  For more information please call 313.262.1112 or visit:

About The Children's Center

The Children's Center is one of the largest, most diverse and comprehensive frontline child-serving agencies in Michigan, addressing the needs and problems of some of the most troubled children in the United States.  For more information, please visit The Children's Center web site at

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 163,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford, Lincoln and Mercury, production of which has been announced by the company to be ending in the fourth quarter of 2010. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.  For more information regarding Ford's products, please visit  

SOURCE The Children's Center of Wayne County