The Guild of St. John Hospital and Medical Center will hold 57th annual dinner on May 12
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE GUILD of St. John Hospital & Medical Center will continue fundraising efforts with its upcoming 57th Annual Guild Dinner. This annual event will be held on FRIDAY, May 12, 2017 at MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 Third Street, Detroit. The entertainment will spotlight the amazing talents of Dueling Pianos International. The proceeds are designated towards the Center Hub Renovations at St. John Hospital & Medical Center.
THE GUILD also announced the individuals who will be honored at the event. They are: Edward W. Schervish, M.D. of Grosse Pointe Shores, who will be honored with the Physician of the Year Award; Jacqueline Wetherholt, CSJ. of Eastpointe, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; James B. Nicholson of Grosse Pointe Farms, who will be awarded the Philanthropic Services Award; and Karl Ford of Detroit, who will be presented with the Sr. Verenice McQuade Distinguished Service Award.
Gregory J. DeMars, Esq. of Grosse Pointe Shores is Chair of this year’s Guild Dinner, and Sean J. Lane of Grosse Pointe Farms is Vice Chair.
Doors open to the gala affair at 6:00 p.m. for cocktails and hors d’oevres, followed by a multi-course dinner at
7:30 p.m. Tickets for THE GUILD Dinner may be purchased through THE GUILD’s website: www.stjohnguild.org or by contacting Kathy Taranto at (313) 343-3674. The price of a ticket is $250. Special pricing for our “Generation Next” guests (ages 21-35) is $125, which includes a free one-year GUILD membership. For the first time this year, ticket and MGM Room Combinations are offered: $460 for 1 ticket/1 room, and $700 for 2 tickets/1 room. Sponsorship, patron, and advertising opportunities are available.
Established in 1948, THE GUILD is a volunteer organization that played a critical role through their fundraising to open St. John Hospital in 1952, and continues to support SJH&MC programs today. Since its founding over 60 years ago, THE GUILD has raised over $17 million for the hospital, assisting countless patients by providing needed medical equipment, state-of-the-art technology, and valued services.
St. John Hospital & Medical Center, a regional destination hospital for leading-edge medical care and technology, is a member of
St. John Providence, the largest provider of inpatient care in southeast Michigan and one of the largest employers in metro Detroit. St. John Providence provides comprehensive prevention, primary care and advanced treatment programs with more than 125 medical
centers, and six hospitals spanning five counties.
THE GUILD of St. John Hospital & Medical Center
2017 Officers and Board of Directors
Officers:Paul F. Treder, President, Daniel Roma, Vice President, David Kesner, Secretary and Joseph Paluzzi lll, Treasurer
Board of Directors: John M. Adamo, Doug Blatt, Denise Calisi, Perry Calisi, Benjamin W. Capp, Deborah Condino, Andrew J. Cracchiolo, Marc L. Cullen, MD, MPH, Edouard Daher, MD, Edward Deeb, Gregory J. DeMars, John E. DeWald, CPA, Anthony Ferlito, Karlest Ford, James M. Fox, MD, MBA, FACEP,Noel B. Haberek, Esq., Theodore Hadgis, DDS, Anthony Kallabat, CIMA, AIF, Thomas LaLonde, MD, Sean J. Lane, Alex Lucido, Donald Mattes, Paul Mattes, Dominic Paluzzi, Esq., Charles Stumb, Jr., Tymon Totte, DDS, Andrew Turnbull, Bill Viviano
Advisory Board: Sanjay Batra, MD, Anthony Giorgio, Leo Kalyvas, Jr., Alphonse Santino, MD, Edward Schervish, MD, Robert Valice, DDS, Joseph Vicari, William Ventimiglia, MD, Jacqueline Wetherholt, CSJ