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Whaley Children’s Center hosted the 28th Annual Whaley Golf Classic presented by Client Financial Services on Monday, September 9 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.

Client Financial Services presents the 28th Annual Whaley Golf Classic on Monday, September 9 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. The event is co-hosted George Blaha, voice of the Detroit Pistons, and Mateen Cleaves, Flint native and former Michigan State University basketball star, with all proceeds going to Whaley Children’s Center.

Whaley Children’s Center’s annual Back to School Drive is underway and this this year, as in years past, the staff at the Center are looking to collect basic school supplies as well as new clothing for each child to wear as they start another academic year.

In terms of supplies, all 48 children will need:

Close to 200 volunteers, community members, staff and children gathered at Whaley Children’s Center on Wednesday, July 17 to for a celebration of the time and talents donated to the Center each year by its many supporters.

This year’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic will be held on Wednesday, July 17 from 5-7 p.m. at Whaley Children’s Center, 1201 N Grand Traverse, Flint MI 48503.

Close to 300 guests attended this year’s Tux and Tennies Gala and Auction. Throughout the evening, the attendees raised nearly $140,000 directly benefitting the programs and services for the children at Whaley Children’s Center.

The money raised at this event is close to double the amount raised at Whaley Children’s Centers previous highest grossing event—a 2006 gala which raised $70,985.

The Tux & Tennies Gala and Auction, hosted by Grand Blanc Motorcars on May 18, will be an evening of dinner, dancing, fun and fundraising.

On May 18, 2013, Grand Blanc Motorcars will present The Tux and Tennies Gala & Auction to benefit Whaley Children’s Center. The event will be held at Grand Blanc Motorcars located at 9099 Holly Road in Grand Blanc and will feature live and silent auctions and performances by Mark Randisi and the Motor City Orchestra.  This is one of three major fundraisers to benefit Whaley Children’s Center and fills a 25% operating gap in the Charity’s annual budget.

The Stella & Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, which is administered by Citizens Bank Wealth Management, now part of FirstMerit Private Bank, has committed a $10,000 donation to Whaley Children’s Center. The sponsorship elevates the Loeb Trust to the Benefactor level for 2013.

In April 2013, the Powers Catholic High School Varsity boys basketball team stopped by Whaley Children's Center to donate a basketball hoop as well as a monetary donation. Both gifts secured by members of the team themselves.