Oakland County Bar Foundation to Host 13th Annual Signature Event Benefiting Law-Related Charitable Causes
By: Mark Winter
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 27, 2012 – Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Oakland County Bar Foundation (OCBF), a nonprofit foundation serving the citizens of Oakland County and the legal profession, will host the 13th Annual Signature Event to benefit Micigan-based law-related charitable causes on Friday, April 20, 2012, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Oakland Hills Country Club, located in Bloomfield Hills.
OCBF President Patrick McCauley shared, “These tough economic times have been particularly difficult for local nonprofits and the individuals they serve. We have received more grant requests this year than ever before, and, as the Lawyers Charity, it is our mission to help sustain these law-related programs. The fundraising surrounding the Annual Signature Event is critical to our ability to support these worthy organizations.”
Since 2002, OCBF has contributed more than $1,180,000 to legal assistance and legal education programs. Proceeds from previous events have benefited University of Detroit Mercy Mobile Law Office, Family Law Assistance Project, Legal Aid Mini Clinics, William Beaumont Hospital Legal Aid for Children, Youth Law Conference, and the Michigan Center for Civic Education.
Tickets to the 13th Annual Signature Event are $150 per person (value of goods & services is $95) and may be purchased at www.ocba.org under the “Events” tab or by sending payment to the Oakland County Bar Foundation, located at 1760 S. Telegraph Rd., Suite 100, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., 48302. Tickets must be purchased by April 12, 2012. If you are unable to attend the event but still wish to contribute to the law-related charitable causes supported by OCBF, please send contributions to the address above. For more information, please call Lisa Stadig Elliot at 248.334.3400.
About the Oakland County Bar Foundation
Founded in 1999, The Oakland County Bar Foundation’s mission is to serve the citizens of Oakland County and the legal profession by funding or promoting several programs, including those that foster the honor, integrity, welfare and understanding of the law and the legal system; educate the public on the role of lawyers in our society; and improve the accessibility and affordability of legal services. The OCBF also supports the Adams Pratt Collection at the Oakland County Courthouse Library. For more information, please visit www.ocba.org.