Press Releases

Press Releases

CLF regularly disseminates press releases to selected media throughout the state of Michigan. The releases serve to inform the media about how the people, programs, and events of CLF are making a difference in the community.

2013 PRESS RELEASES

CLF to Award $50,680 to Hole-In-One Winner
On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 Grosse Pointe Park resident, Mark Rieth, will receive an Infinity XJ35 valued at $50,680 from the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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CLF Announces Hollywood Nights Movie Marathon
Lights, Camera, Action: Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan Announces Movie Marathon Fundraiser
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CLF Hosts Third BRU Fest
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan to hold third annual BRU Fest on June 15, 2013
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2011 PRESS RELEASES

CLF Announces BRU Fest
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan to hold BRU Fest on June 18, 2011
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CLF Presents Hollywood Nights 1/2 Movie Marathon
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan to hold 1/2 Movie Marathon at Emagine Theatre in Rochester Hills
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CLF Announces New Hire
Jackie McIntosh hired as Director of Special Events
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CLF Welcomes New Board Members & Officers
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan welcomes new Board members and elects officers
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Hollywood Nights 1/2 Movie Marathon
Join CLF, Emagine Theatre, The Oakland Press, 98.7 AMP Radio and Buddy’s Pizza of Auburn Hills for Hollywood Nights on February 26.
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2011 “Hearts for Hope” Campaign
CLF will once again team up with local businesses throughout Michigan for the annual paper pinup campaign.
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2010 PRESS RELEASES

CLF Announces New Hire
CLF has named Jane Porter as Office/Development Coordinator.
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CLF Announces New Hire
CLF has named Marty Watson as Campaign & Corporate Relations Manager
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CLF Announces New Patient Services Coordinator
CLF names Jessie Harkins as Patient Services Coordinator
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Malarkey’s to Host CLF Fundraiser
Malarkey’s of Southgate will host a “Stuff the Stage Toy Drive” on Saturday, November 27.
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Hollywood Nights Movie Marathon, Novi
Join CLF, Emagine Theatre, 89X, The Oakland Pressand Bagger Dave’s Restaurant for Hollywood Nights, a 24-hour movie watching marathon.
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2010 Holiday Cards Sale
Send warm wishes this holiday season to family and friends with holiday cards from Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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CLF Receives Support
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is proud to recognize three local organizations that have hosted events on its behalf: Abicks Bar, The Dearborn Women’s Expo and Orion Keg and Wine.
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CRUSH Somerset Collection Wine & Food Classic
CRUSH Somerset Collection will bring together aficionados of fine food and great wine in a first-class setting to benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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CRUSH “After Hours” with DJ Mike Anthony
Spend an evening dancing to one of the hottest DJs in the state, DJ Mike Anthony, while enjoying a three-hour luxury spirits open bar, sponsored by Remy Cointreau USA, and exquisite midnight bites by the legendary Bagger Dave’s.
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Support “The Walk” St. Clair
Lace up your tennis shoes, bring a friend and come support CLF on Saturday, September 18, 2010, as supporters walk a scenic three-mile route at the St. Clair Boat Harbor.
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Northern Michigan 2010 Wine & Food Classic
CLF to host its second annual CRUSH Northern Michigan 2010 Wine & Food Classic.
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CLF Names New Director of Special Events
CLF has named Duc Abrahamson as Director of Special Events
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Support “The Walk” and 5K Run in Petoskey
Support CLF on Saturday, August 14, 2010, as supporters walk a scenic three-mile route for a cure. “The Walk” & 5K Run will take place through Petoskey’s historic Bay View Community.
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John F. Aho Memorial Golf Outing
Support CLF at the 14th Annual John F. Aho Memorial Golf Outing on Saturday, July 17 at the Links of Novi.
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CRUSH Northern Michigan2010 Wine & Food Classic
CLF is delighted to host its second CRUSH Northern Michigan 2010 Wine & Food Classic on Saturday, August 14,
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Run For a Remedy and Cut-A-Thon
Bring your friends and family to Glitz Salon in Lake Orion for the 9th Annual Run for a Remedy and Cut-A-Thon to support CLF.
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Art Van Furniture Hosts Christmas in July Holiday Toys Program
Help make the holidays brighter for the patients and families of Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan by supporting Art Van Furniture’s “Christmas in July.”
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JK&T Wings, Inc. Raises More Than $11,000 for CLF
JK&T Wings, Inc., a leading franchisee for Buffalo Wild Wings is proud to donate more than $11,000 to Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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The Garden Party Event Set for June 2010
Join The Garden Party Foundation for The Garden Party on Sunday, June 13, 2010 from 1-4 pm. This event will benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Oakland Community College Culinary Studies Institute.
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Bed & Breakfast to Host Family Friendly Event
Join hosts Deb Tacoma-Diemer at the Open House for Grandma’s Place Bed and Breakfast in beautiful Northern Michigan as well as Milk House Art Gallery, located at Grandma’s Place. All proceeds will be donated to Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Gray’s Reef Golf Classic
Bring your friends and family and hit the links at Gray’s Reef Golf Classic to support Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Third Annual Wine & Beer Tasting
Orion Keg & Wine and Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan invite you to the 3rd Annual Wine & Beer tasting.
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The Garden Party
The Garden Party Foundation will celebrate its second annual event at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. This event will raise money for two Michigan-based organizations, Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Oakland Community College’s Culinary Studies Institute.
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“The Walk” Kensington
Lace up your tennis shoes, grab a friend and come support Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan on Saturday, June 5, 2010, and walk for a cure through a scenic three-mile route through Kensington Metro Park in Milford.
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Diversified Restaurant Holdings Raises More Than $21,000 for CLF
Diversified Restaurants Holdings, Inc., owner and operator of Bagger Dave’s Legendary Burger & Fries and a leading franchisee for Buffalo Wild Wings, is proud to donate more than $21,000 to Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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“The Walk” Grand Rapids
Lace up your tennis shoes, grab a friend and come support Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan on Saturday, May 1, 2010, and walk for a cure through a scenic three-mile route in Downtown Grand Rapids.
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CLF Days at Metro Detroit Shield’s Restaurants
Shield’s is holding Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan Days every Monday and Tuesday during the month of March.
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CLF and Shield’s Restaurants Present “Hoops for Hope”
College basketball fans are gearing up for “March Madness.” Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Shield’s Restaurants across Metro Detroit are joining the celebration with Hoops for Hope.”
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“Hoops for Hope”
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, along with participating Shield’s Restaurants, East Side Mario’s, Little Ceasarslocations across Metro Detroit, as well as Buffalo Wild Wings locations around the state of Michigan, are joining the celebration with “Hoops for Hope.”
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“Hearts for Hope”
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan along with Rosie O’Grady’s in Ferndale and all Bagger Dave’s in Michigan are teaming up for “Hearts for Hope.”
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The Ladies of Harley Donate to CLF
This past holiday season, The Ladies of Harley hosted a special fundraiser to benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Detroit Pistons “Pack the Palace for Charity”
Join Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan as they Pack the Palace for Charity.
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2009 PRESS RELEASES

CLF New Board Member
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan names Brett A. Rendeiro as Board Member.
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Hollywood Nights—A 24-hour Movie Marathon
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan hosts its annual 24-hour movie-watching marathon.
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CRUSH Birmingham Night Moves
CRUSH Night Moves features ones of the hottest DJs in the country, DJ Scene, a three-hour open bar, sponsored by Rémy Cointreau and midnight bites created by The Townsend Hotel.
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CRUSH Northern Michigan Review
More than 100 people attended the first CRUSH Northern Michigan 2009 Wine & Food Classic on August 15, helping to raise more than $64,000 to benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Somerset Collection Show Home
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is one of the benefiting charities of the Somerset Collection Show Home.
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Suite Dreams Project and CLF Patient
5-year-old Madison will receive the bedroom of her dreams, thanks to Rochester-based Suite Dreams Project and Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Buffalo Wild Wings and CLF Bike Raffle
Metro Detroit Buffalo Wild Wings customers can enter a raffle for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind Great American Chopper Pro-Street and support Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Restaurateur Humanitarian Award
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is proud to present the 2009 “Restaurateur Humanitarian Award” to Matt Prentice, President/CEO, Matt Prentice Restaurant Group.
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Heart of Gold Event
Dominic’s Fine Jewelry hosts Heart of Gold event to benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
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Art Van Furniture Charity Challenge Grant
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is a proud recipient of a $50,000 Art Van Furniture “Million Dollar Charity Challenge” grant.
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Cruisin’ for a Cure
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan with the help from its sponsors, Buick Pontiac GMC Dealers and Prudential HWWB Realtors, host Cruisin’ for a Cure, a Dream Cruise event.
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Garden Party Check Presentation
The Garden Party foundation raised $40,000 from The Garden Party event proceeds to donate to the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Oakland Community College Culinary Studies Institute.
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The Symons Family Award
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is proud to present the 2009 “Restaurateur Humanitarian Award” to the Symons family.
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The Walk—Petoskey
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan will host a three-mile walk through Petoskey’s historic Bay View Resort Community on September 26.
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The Walk—East Lansing
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan will host a scenic three-mile walk on the campus of Michigan State University on September 19.
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Glitz Run for a Remedy and Cut-A-Thon
Glitz Salon will host its eighth annual Run for a Remedy and Cut-A-Thon on July 26 in Lake Orion.
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CRUSH Birmingham Participants
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan announces CRUSH Birmingham participants and featured guests.
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CLF CRUSH Birmingham
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan announces its second annual CRUSH Birmingham Wine & Food Classic at The Townsend Hotel on October 3.
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CLF CRUSH Northern Michigan
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan announces its first CRUSH Northern Michigan 2009 Wine & Food Classic at private Boyne Falls home of Kathryn Kircher on August 15.
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CLF New Patient Services Coordinator
Former Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan patient is named patient services coordinator.
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CLF New Director of Annual Giving and Communications
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan names Meagan Wilson as director of annual giving and communications.
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Grey’s Reef Golf Classic
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan announces Grey’s Reef Golf Classic to be held on June 22 at Indianwood Golf and Country Club.
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CLF Relocation
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan announces its move from Southfield to 5455 Corporate Drive, Suite 306, in Troy.
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Garden Party
The Garden Party Foundation hosts The Garden Party event to benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Oakland Community College Culinary Studies Institute on June 14.
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The Walk—Kensington
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan hosts a three-mile walk on May 30 at Kensington Metropark.
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The Walk—Grand Haven
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan hosts its second annual walk on May 16 at Grand Haven State Park on Lake Michigan.
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Jessica—The Walk—Kensington
Jessica Carty makes a testament to Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan’s mission and encourages supporters to join her at The Walk—Kensington on May 30.
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Jessica—The Walk—Grand Haven
Jessica Carty makes a testament to Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan’s mission and encourages supporters to join her at The Walk—Grand Haven on May 16.
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CLF Telethon
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan partners with WXYZ-TV Channel 7 for its first 18-Hour Telethon on March 19.
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Toast for a Cure
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan has teamed up with the Rugby Grille in The Townsend Hotel to present “Toast for a Cure!” fundraiser now through May 30.
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CLF Management Team
Board President Gary Gonzalez announces 2009 management team.
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CLF New Director of Special Events
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan names Kelli Zgieb director of special events.
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CLF Radiothon
WCSX’s new morning show team will spend 48 hours camped out together to raise money for the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan starting February 13.
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CLF New President
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan names William Seklar president.
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CLF Agency of Record
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan names BERLINE its agency of record.
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