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Gala provides funds for museum programs

Jenny and Bill Chope of Grosse Pointe Farms. Photo by Elayne Gross, courtesy Detroit Historical Society

August 09, 2012
The annual June Dossin Great Lakes Museum gala raised more than $18,000. Proceeds provide educational programs and exhibits at the museum.

From left, Bob and Pam Montgomery of Grosse Pointe Farms and Sandy and Mimi McMillan of Grosse Pointe Farms. Photo by Elayne Gross, courtesy Detroit Historical Society
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Chope sponsored the Great Lake history portion, while maritime tour sponsors were Doug and Diane Dossin, Marianne Endicott and Jim and Ann Nicholson. Model ship sponsors were Michigan Marine Terminal, Flame Heating & Cooling, Sidonie Dossin Brown, Lewis & Munday, P.C., and Alan and Kim Whitman.

Honorary host committee members for the event were Charles and Joan Bayer, David and Julie Breen, Catharine and Kevin Broderick, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie, Sidonie Dossin Brown; Detroit Historical Society president Thomas Buhl and Lindsey Buhl; Detroit Historical Society CEO Bob Bury and Mary Ann Bury; the Chopes; the Dossins; Endicott; Robert and Ann Greenstone; Scott A. Gregory; Dr. and Mrs. Steven Gerkin; John and Cynthia Jamian; Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Krall; Dennis and Mellissa Levasseur; U.S. Sen. Carl Levin; Patty and Tim McCarthy; Sandy and Mimi McMillan; the Nicholsons; Roy B. Norton, Consul General to Canada to Michigan; Lisa and Greg Nowak; U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow; Alan and Kim Whitman and Jeff and Norma Jean Zaleski.

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