Karmanos Cancer Institute's 20th Annual Partners Events honor Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.

  Karmanos Cancer Institute's 20th Annual Partners Events honor Danialle and
                             Peter Karmanos, Jr.

Partners Golf Classic, Sept. 9; Partners Night, Oct. 5

PR Newswire

DETROIT, July 1, 2013

DETROIT, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos
Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 20th Annual Partners Events, a signature
two-part fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos'
exceptional cancer care and innovative research. This year's honorees are the
Institute's largest benefactors - Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO)

The Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Sept. 9, at Franklin Hills
Country Club. The Partners Night, a strolling dinner with a special guest
comedian, will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Fillmore Detroit.

Since Partners' inception, the group has raised nearly $13 million through the
Partners Events to support the Karmanos Cancer Institute's exceptional
state-of-the science research. This year's Partners Events will help support
the additional recruitment of highly-accomplished cancer scientists,
complementing the exceptional cancer research already underway at
Karmanos.

Pre-registration is required. Limited space is available. To register for the
Partners Golf Classic or Partners Night, contact Lisa Koltunchik at
313-576-8106; e-mail koltuncl@karmanos.org; or visit karmanos.org/partners.

Partners Golf Classic                    Partners Night
Monday, September 9                      Saturday, October 5
Two shotgun starts available:            7 p.m. Reception
7 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. Tee Time     The Fillmore Detroit
$425/Individual or $1,700/foursome       2115 Woodward Avenue
11 a.m. Registration, 1:30 p.m. Tee Time Detroit, Michigan 48201
$495/Individual or $1,980/foursome       Benefactor: $250 each
Franklin Hills Country Club              Friend: $175 each
31675 Inkster
Franklin, Michigan 48025

The Partners Golf Classic will include a competitive golf scramble, lunch,
refreshments and an awards dinner. The Partners Night will include a strolling
dinner, short program, special guest comedian, exciting raffle, live
entertainment and late night dancing.

Partners Executive Committee Co-Chairs are Brian Eisenberg and Michelle Mio.

Major event sponsors include Lead Sponsor Compuware Corporation and Corporate
Partner Quicken Loans.


For information on additional Partners sponsorship opportunities, contact
Maureen Bender at 313-576-8111 or email benderm@karmanos.org.

About the Partners
The Partners are a group of hardworking and "hands-on" volunteers, ages 25 –
50, who have pooled their ideas and resources and joined together for the sole
purpose of raising funds for the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Many of these
dedicated volunteers are motivated by their own personal struggles or those of
loved ones battling this disease. The Partners are dedicated to making sure
that other families, who are facing this illness, always have a place to turn
where they will receive the ultimate in patient care, education and treatment.
For more information, go to http://www.karmanos.org/partners.

About the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Located in mid-town Detroit, Michigan, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer
Institute is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive
cancer centers in the United States. Caring for more than 6,000 new patients
annually on a budget of $265 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific
scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, Karmanos is among the
nation's best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including
nearly 300 physicians and researchers on faculty at the Wayne State University
School of Medicine, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial
donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer.
Its long-term partnership with the WSU School of Medicine enhances the
collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care.
Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., is the Institute's president and chief executive
officer. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.

SOURCE Karmanos Cancer Institute

Website: http://www.karmanos.org