Detroit is gearing up for an extraordinary day of service, inspiration, and celebration this Friday, September 15th. Prominent community figure Dennis Archer Jr. and NBA Star Jalen Rose are set to host a series of events that promise to leave a lasting impact on students, entrepreneurs, and the city itself.
A Day of Service and Inspiration
The day kicks off at 9 am, as Dennis Archer Jr. and Jalen Rose come together to host a day of service for students at the school proudly bearing Dennis Archer Jr.’s name. The agenda for the day is packed with enriching experiences, starting with a panel discussion featuring some truly remarkable individuals.
Award-winning journalist Rhonda Walker will grace the panel, sharing her insights and experiences in the world of journalism. Joining her is Crystal Worthem, the Global Director of Audience Marketing at META, who will shed light on her journey from high school to a distinguished career in the tech industry. Ian Conyers, Head of Community Affairs at Amazon, will also take the stage, inspiring students with his path to success in one of the world’s biggest companies. To top it off, Kenny Burns, an entertainment industry executive and lifestyle specialist, will share his wisdom and passion for serving others.
The panel discussion will provide students with invaluable insights into the professional world and the importance of community service. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and even capture the moment with photos alongside these influential panelists.
The Glamour Soirée: A Night of Elegance and Recognition
As the sun sets over the Motor City, the day’s festivities continue in style. Dennis Archer Jr. and Ignition Media Group will host the Annual Glamour Soirée, a glamorous event that draws approximately one thousand well-dressed partygoers.
Before the soirée gets underway, an awards ceremony will recognize entrepreneurs who have made a significant impact on their community. The honorees include Loren Glover, the Executive Director at The Arc Detroit; Rhonda Walker; Frank Torre, CEO of Signal Restoration; Jalen Rose; Rufus Bartell, Brand Manager, and Clothing Retailer; and Jason Wilson of The Yunion, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving youth and families in Metro Detroit.
These remarkable individuals have not only achieved success but have also dedicated themselves to making a positive difference in their communities. Their stories will undoubtedly inspire others to follow in their footsteps.
A Detroit Tradition
The Annual Glamour Soirée, produced by Ignition Media Group and sponsored by META, Amazon, Saks Fifth Ave, AT&T, and other generous contributors, has become a cherished institution among Detroit’s most stylish crowd. This event follows the Detroit Auto Show Annual Charity Preview at Huntington Place, making it an integral part of Detroit’s social calendar.
The entire evening will be orchestrated by the esteemed Kenny Burns, ensuring that the night is filled with energy, elegance, and memorable moments.
This Friday, September 15th, is not just a day on the calendar; it’s a day of inspiration, service, and celebration in the heart of Detroit. Dennis Archer Jr., Jalen Rose, and a host of remarkable individuals are set to make a lasting impact, reminding us all of the power of service, entrepreneurship, and community in the Motor City. It’s a day Detroit won’t soon forget.