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Friday, October 14, 2022


6 – 10 PM


The Treasury – 30 N Saginaw St., Pontiac, MI 48342

Join Us!

Join us in celebrating Common Ground’s 2nd annual Celebration of Hope and raise funds for the Rosemary Holland Institute. Enjoy a night of camaraderie & networking, strolling dinner with drinks, entertainment and a program celebrating Common Ground’s 2021-22 accomplishments and vision for the coming year.

Complimentary valet
(Street parking and surface lots also available. Click here to learn more.)

Cocktail or business casual attire
Coat check available

If you’re happy with valet and coat check services, tipping is welcomed.

Online ticket sales are now closed.

Limited tickets will be available at the door.

Day-of Event Information


  • The event features a strolling dinner with 4 food stations and a dessert station
  • We tried our best to accommodate all diets with a variety of choices
  • A complimentary bar with beer and wine is included with your ticket. Liquor will not be served.



  • We are thrilled to host an exciting program with updates and awarding the second annual Kay White Legacy Award to Fred Fechheimer. The program is expected to last 1 hour, and assigned table seating will be available to all guests.
  • Following the program, guests will enjoy a live performance by two pop violinists



  • We’re hosting a 52-card raffle with the prize being 50% of ticket proceeds (tickets $50 ea)
  • We’re also hosting a Treasure Vault raffle with a grand prize valued at $1,000 (tickets $40 ea)
  • Cash is preferred for these raffles, but credit cards will also be accepted

Kay White Legacy Award: Fred Fechheimer

This year we are thrilled to honor Fred Fechheimer with the 2nd annual Kay White Legacy Award.


Fred, a retired commercial real estate and financial institution attorney, was introduced to Common Ground through his wife, Rosemary Holland, and quickly got involved by donating his time and legal expertise. As a board of trustees member since 2008, Fred has played a key role in suggesting legislation and writing and reviewing contracts for the organization. 


Fred has served on many committees and task forces over the years, including the latest Behavioral Health Urgent Care program task force. While he is generous with his time and service, Fred is best known for his unwavering dedication, passion and commitment to making a difference. 


Join us at this year’s Celebration of Hope event as we honor Fred Fechheimer with the Kay White Legacy Award.

Event Proceeds to Support Rosemary Holland Institute

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Rosemary Holland Institute at Common Ground. Former board member Rosemary Holland believed that human service agencies need to invest in the competencies of their staff. The Rosemary Holland Institute was established in her memory and it serves to provide critical, on-going training for our staff.


The mental health challenges in our community are changing rapidly daily. Funding the Institute will ensure we can provide our staff with the latest evidence-based skills, tools and training. We recognize that a well-qualified, passionate, capable team equipped with excellent tools and resources can make lasting change throughout our community. We’re asking for your support to lead the way!

Join Our Volunteer Crew

If you’re interested in helping our celebration go off without a hitch, please consider volunteering at the event. On top of donating your time and energy to worthwhile cause, you’ll also meet other passionate community leaders dedicated to helping people move from crisis to hope.

We are currently in need of 2 volunteers to assist with our Vault raffle only. All other spots are now filled.

Thank You 2022 Event Sponsors