The Whaley Children’s Center’s ‘Tux & Tennies’ Silent Auction opens to the public online Friday

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FLINT, MI – It’s time to break out your favorite pair of tennis shoes, your best evening attire.

And yes, wear them together.

The annual Tux & Tennies Gala and Auction will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Randy Wise Motorcars, 9099 Holly Road, Grand Blanc Township.

All proceeds will benefit Whaley Children’s Center’s nationally accredited residential and clinical programs for children who have experienced severe abuse and neglect.

The Tux & Tennies Gala is one of three major annual fundraisers for the Whaley Children’s Center.

It will feature live entertainment by Bluewater Kings Band, a cocktail party, dinner, as well as a live and silent auction.

Although this year’s event is sold out, the silent auction is online and open to the public beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 20. The link to the silent auction is: https://tuxandtennies.ggo.bid.

The silent auction ends at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.

“We are thrilled to finally have this event,” said Mindy Williams, President and CEO of Whaley Children’s Center. “To see our community come together to make Whaley home and give our children the memories every child deserves is truly special.”

Gala sponsors include:

• Tonic Event LLC.

• Randy Wise Motorcars

• ELGA Credit Union

• Randy Wise’s automotive team

• John P. O’Sullivan Distributing, Inc.

• American iA Guarantee Group

• Brown & Brown of Michigan

• Tito’s artisanal vodka

• General management

• Sapphire Blue Investment Partners

• James Investment Research, Inc.

• Mario’s Pizzeria

• DKG pedagogical advice

• Denise Ghattas, LLC.

• Dort Financial Credit Union

• Architects Sedgwick and Ferweda

• Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

• My review of the city

• The brokerage real estate enthusiast

• BMW Financial Services

• Health Alliance plan

• Doscher Advisors

• Panels by Crannie

• Avant-garde media

• Printing more ads

• Peerless Co mattresses.

• Two men and a truck

• INC Systems

• Pepsi

To make a donation to help the Whaley Children’s Center achieve its fundraising goal, contact Director of Development, Olivia Nagel at 810-600-0109 or email ONagel@WhaleyChildren.org.

Whaley Children’s Center is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1926 that provides residential child care for children ages 5-17 who have experienced chronic abuse and neglect. and deep.

Services provided to children and families include residential treatment, group homes, family counseling and aftercare.

To learn more about the Whaley Children’s Center, visit www.whaleychildren.org.

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