Southfield, MI, October 03, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- A benefit for Michigan's Children, a state-wide non-profit advocacy group that works towards making Michigan a place where all children have the opportunity to thrive, will be held in Southfield, Michigan at Park West Gallery® on Saturday, October 3 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The evening will feature an exhibition and sale of works by the legendary cartoonist Nolan Ross as guests enjoy an extravaganza of live entertainment. Park West® Foundation's youth, the Blue Babies, will present a special award to Jack Kresnak, Michigan Children's CEO, for his life-long championship of children rights.
Park West® Foundation's Blue Babies are also supporting Michigan's Children by providing a historical Motown landmark tour at 5 p.m. for VIP guests. Limited VIP tickets are available.
The Historical Motown Tour will depart at 5 p.m. from Park West Gallery and travels to the historic Boston-Edison and Virginia Park communities. The tour will be led by youth impersonators of Rosa Parks and Henry Ford, whose former homes are both featured within the tour. Other features of the tour include the former residences of baseball legend, Ty Cobb; Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin; and Berry Gordy Jr., founder and former CEO of Motown Records.
Tickets are available online at https://payment.csfm.com/registrations/michiganschildren/park_west/index.php.
General admittance tickets are $75 and VIP tickets are $100. For reservations or more information regarding the benefit, please call Chuck Calati at 800-330-8674.
About The Park West Foundation
The Park West Foundation® was formed in 2006 by Albert Scaglione, CEO of Park West Gallery and his wife, Mitsie Scaglione, to provide assistance to children in need of family support. The Park West Foundation® seeks to empower youth aging out of foster care and other at-risk young adults by utilizing key partners and mentors to provide a support system to ease the difficult transition from state-sponsored care to a fulfilling life through a range of support services. These support services include crisis response, prevention and intervention; advocacy and legal assistance; healthcare; housing and transportation; education, vocational training and employment services; family preservation and family life skills; teen parenting support; cultural and recreational experiences; access to worship; and referral to other existing resources.
The Park West Foundation® is deeply committed to community, benefiting people in need, and organizations that are making a difference throughout the world. The foundation continuously seeks ways to give back to communities in need on local, national and global levels.