2019 Dossin Gala

May 11 2019 | 5:30pm to May 12 2019 | 10:55pm

The Detroit Historical Society’s Board of Trustees and our Honorary Host Committee cordially invite you to A Gala Get Together, featuring the VIP Preview of the Dossin Great Lakes Museum’s newest exhibit, River Recreation & Lakeside Leisure

Join us for an evening on the river benefiting Detroit’s maritime museum with strolling cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, outstanding entertainment and, new this year, a live auction and three-course dinner overlooking the beautiful Detroit River. 


Saturday, May 11, 2019

Dossin Great Lakes Museum

100 The Strand, Detroit, MI 48207


5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

VIP Reception for Benefactor Ticket Holders


6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, strolling dessert and entertainment!


Cocktail Attire – Complimentary Valet

RSVP by May 3, 2019


Presenting Sponsors

Douglas and Diane Dossin

Del and Dianne Dossin Ruth

Kevin and Marlena Hanlon


Specialty Sponsors

Du Mouchelles

Gail Warden


Grand Benefactor Sponsors

Ascension Michigan

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie

Legacy Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

Motor City Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Wolverine Packing


Honorary Host Committee

Mark J. Albrecht

Maggie and Robert A. Allesee

Lourdes V. Andaya

Geaneen M. Arends

Dr. Akosua Barthwell Evans

Charles M. Bayer, Jr.

Joanne and Richard A. Brodie

Cathy and Kevin Broderick

Lindsey and Thomas Buhl

Kimberly and Charles Burke

Mary Ann and Bob Bury

Joanne and John Carter

April and Gregory A. Cheesewright

Lois and Avern Cohn

Diane and Doug Dossin

Alexandra and John Decker

Dianne Dossin Ruth and Del Ruth

Marianne T. Endicott

Diane S. Farber

Mary Kaye and Mason Ferry

Elyse and Frank Germack

Greenstone’s Fine Jewelry

Marlena and Kevin Hanlon

George G. Johnson

Maureen and Joseph Kaiser IV

Colleen and Dan Kinkead

Mary and Ron Lamparter

Erica and Chauncey C. Mayfield

Sarah and Charles McClure

Motor City Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Ann and Jim Nicholson

Stephanie and Tim Nicholson

Bobbi and Stephen Polk

Elana and Chris Rugh

Smith Group

Janet and Gary Van Elslander

Aaron Wagner

Gail Warden

Dr. M. Roy Wilson

Norma Jean and Jeff Zaleski


To purchase tickets by phone, please contact Sheena Law-Killinger at 313.833.1733.

Ticket Prices
Young Professional