Latest Think Detroit PAL Stories

2011-08-16 08:41:00

DETROIT, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greektown Casino-Hotel today announced that it will host a charity golf outing to benefit local nonprofits that instill leadership skills in Detroit area youth. The event will tee off on Monday, August 29 at Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield. All proceeds will be distributed equally among three local youth charities: Think Detroit PAL, Boys Hope Girls Hope and the Coleman A. Young Foundation. "We are delighted to host this fun-filled...

2011-06-08 11:50:00

DETROIT, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The eighth annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic, benefitting Think Detroit PAL, is scheduled for Monday, August 15 at Detroit Golf Club. Over the past seven years the tournament has netted nearly $2.5 million to benefit more than 10,000 girls and boys in Detroit. The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic is a vital contributor to the values-based athletic, academic and leadership development programs of Think Detroit PAL. These character-enriching programs continue...

2011-01-15 08:54:00

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 North American International Auto Show Charity Preview black tie gala continues to be one of the top single-night fundraising events in the nation as nearly 10,500 guests helped raise $2.6 million for local children's charities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO ) "Our passion as the Motor City transcends a love of cars," said NAIAS Chairman Barron Meade. "The automotive community and the city band together...

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