DMBA and Foundation have 3 events coming up soon

2013 For The Seventh Generation Gala

The Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association and the DMBA Foundation have three signature events coming up in the next few months.
For The Seventh Generation’s Sixth Annual Fundraising Gala will be held Saturday, June 1 from 7–11 p.m. at the Roostertail. It will include a gourmet, multi-course strolling supper, an open beer and wine bar, music on two stages (inside and outside on the river), several local celebrities and special raffle prizes.  With featured entertainers Sin Hielo and Emerging Soul, the 2013 In Seventh Heaven Gala will be a magical night in Motown. The event benefits For The Seventh Generation’s work supporting Metro Detroit’s foster children, foster families, and children aging out of the foster care system. 
Registration is $125 per person and is available at  “Early Bird” discounted registration (before May 24) is $100 per person. Groups of 4 or more may register for a discounted rate of $80 per person;  contact Mitzy Sharp Futro at 313-961-6120 x201 or for group registration.


Raising the Bar 2013

Join the DMBA on Thursday, June 6 from 5- 7:30 p.m. for an evening of celebration and recognition as it marks the end of one successful bar year and the beginning of another. This year’s “Raising the Bar” event features time to mix and mingle at the classic Detroit Golf Club, as well as the presentation of this year’s awards and the installation of new officers and directors. The highlight of the awards ceremony will be the presentation of the 2013 Frank Murphy Award to United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade. 
The $75 registration fee includes a strolling dinner and one drink ticket; a cash bar will be available throughout the evening. Judicial officers may attend free of charge, if they register by May 29. Discounted registration is available ($675 for a group of 10), as are several sponsorships. Registration is available at or contact Mitzy Sharp Futro at 313-961-6120 x201 or for more information about group registration or sponsorship opportunities. 


2013 Barristers’ Summer Breeze and Law Clerk Party

 Mark your calendars now for the 26th Annual Barristers’ Summer Breeze and Law Clerk Party.  The best networking event of the season, the Summer Breeze is an ideal opportunity for new attorneys, summer associates and law clerks to meet members of the judiciary and other legal professionals. The Summer Breeze celebration provides a fitting backdrop as the DMBA pauses to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of some of the best and brightest young attorneys who have, despite being in the early stages of their careers, demonstrated great potential as future leaders of the legal community.
Registration is free for members of the DMBA Barristers Section, guests of event sponsors, and members of the judiciary; all others pay just $20. Registration is available at or contact Mitzy Sharp Futro at 313-961-6120 x201 or for more information about registration or sponsorship opportunities.


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