Tuesday, November 10, 2009

ART VAN STORES RECRUIT MOTOWNERS TO FEED THE HUNGRY

Posted on Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 4:23 PM

So it's getting to be that season again -- peace, goodwill and even more drunk drivers on the road than usual. Seriously, though, November and December bring more local charity events than can be listed in one blog post -- and one of the season's first is already scheduled to take place tomorrow night, Wednesday, November 11th. Art Van, Michigan's largest furniture retailer, is capping off its 50th Anniversary year with a concert to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank via the sounds of Motown Records.

The Michigan Legends Charity Concert will feature performances by the Original Vandellas, the Miracles, and the Contours with Joe Billingslea. The event will be hosted by 104.3 WOMC radio's Dick Purtan -- and there will be a raffle for a fully restored 1959 Corvette convertible.The concert starts at 7 p.m. (doors at 6), at the Warren Art Van Store, 6500 E. 14 Mile Road. The store is being turned into a concert hall for the event, and free birthday cake and refreshments will be served to all.

The best part, though, is that 100 percent of the ticket sales will benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Attendees are also asked to bring cans of food to donate. The $10 tix can be .be purchased at all 31 Art Van stores as well as at the door of the Warren store. All metro Detroit Art Van stores will be collecting food donations through the end of November.

Dick Purtan joins Art Van all in the name of charity and music...

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 5, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2021 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation