The Bates Street Society hosted its annual Bates Street Society Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 11, at The Community House in downtown Birmingham. Guests enjoyed a three-course seated dinner, wine and cocktails, live entertainment by jazz saxophonist Jeff Ponders II, and a recognition of the organization’s pillar members by master of ceremonies Lila Lazarus. The Bates Street Society was founded in 2015 to recognize donors who make significant charitable contributions to support the work and mission of The Community House. The event was sponsored by PNC Bank, Corewell Health, Cranbrook, Metalbuilt, Deroy & Devereaux, Emerson-Prew, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan, Clark Hill, Oakland University, and Berline Advertising Marketing & Digital Communications. // Photographs by Patrick Gloria.
Sam and Nada Simon - recipients of Bates Street Society Pillar award for Business Success and Philanthropic contributions (2023).