Birmingham: Dinner to benefit children’s charity

By |2018-01-16T00:13:44-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Bariatric Bunch, a support group of bariatric patients, is holding a formal dinner dance, “A Crystal Ball,” to benefit the Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County at 7 p.m. March 2 at Bay Pointe Country Club in West Bloomfield.
A cocktail reception and silent auction will kick off the benefit, to be followed by dinner and dancing to the big band music “Stardusters.” Partygoers will be entertained during the evening by a brass sextet and a barbershop quartet.
“The daughter of one of our members was sexually abused and was fortunate to be helped by CARE House,” said Jackie Smiertka, a Bariatric Bunch member, in a statement. “Our group wanted to do a gala fundraiser and decided that organization would be the one it would benefit, because of the incredible work it does for children and families in our communities.”
CARE House, the home of the Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County, is located at 44765 Woodward in Pontiac. Here, advocacy, prevention, intervention and treatment programs are provided at no cost to growing numbers of children and their families.
Tickets to the benefit are $100 per person. Call (248) 348-2908 for tickets, auction and program information. For more information, visit

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