James Hansen, the scientist whose testimony before Congress in 1988 first raised the threat of global warming to national and international attention, will be the keynote speaker at the Ecology Center’s fall dinner on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Michigan League in Ann Arbor.
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 31st Annual Dinner aised a record-setting $2,534,635, making this year’s event the most successful Annual Dinner ever for the Karmanos Cancer Institute.
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Annual Dinner, April 20, has already raised more than $2.2 million toward its $2.5 million goal, thanks in part to the auction of the first regular retail production 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, donated by Chevrolet.
The organization dedicated to changing the lives of young women in Detroit.
NAACP President Wendell Anthony introduced Kid Rock at the dinner Sunday. “We aren’t saluting the flag, but the person,” said Anthony.