Birmingham, MI, January, 2017—The Community House will host its annual Bates Street Society Dinner on January 28, 2017 at The Community House in Birmingham. The event, presented by PNC Wealth Management and hosted by The Community House’s Board of Directors, will recognize donors who have made significant charitable contributions to support the work and mission of The Community House. The recognition dinner will officially induct the donors into the “Bates Street Society.” Membership into the Society is achieved when a donor's cumulative giving totals $25,000 or more. In addition, the event will also honor seven individuals who have been deemed “Pillars of Vibrancy” in the categories of Education, Culture, Wellness and Philanthropy. The black tie optional event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature live entertainment, inspirational recognition of our members and a three-course seated dinner. “PNC is committed to strengthening the communities where we do business,” said PNC Wealth Management Managing Director Jacob Taylor. “Our long-time support of The Community House reflects that commitment and honors the positive impact The Community House has made in this region for more than 90 years.” The Community House’s 2017 Pillars of Vibrancy in the category of Culture includes architect Victor Saroki, and publisher of Downtown Publications, David Hohendorf. In the Wellness Pillar are Richard Astrein of Astrein’s Creative Jewelers and Rosanna Morris, president, Beaumont Hospital. The Philanthropy Pillar honors community volunteer, Lois Shaevsky, and Senior Men’s Club member, George Miller. The Education Pillar recognizes music instructor Margaret Matthes. PNC Wealth Management is the Presenting Sponsor. Other sponsors include: Barbara and Tim Hertzler, M1 Concourse, DeRoy & Devereaux, Parsonage Events and Hour Media. Individual tickets are $200. Patron Tickets are $250. Seating is limited. Please contact The Community House, 380 South Bates Street, Birmingham, MI for more information, 248-644-5832. www.communityhouse.com/event/bates-street-society-dinner-2017/ The Community House is a nonprofit that is home to those seeking continuity between personal, professional, philanthropic and recreational pursuits. Since its founding in 1923, The Community House has provided an extraordinary destination where people can come together to enjoy extraordinary experiences. From educational development to the early planning of life’s landmark events… from business to pleasure, from charity to recreation… it all starts at The Community House.