Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit

Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit

April 2, 2012

Council of Orthodox Christian Churches to sponsor benefit dinner dance May 20

DETROIT – The Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit (COCC) will sponsor its annual “Spring Fling” dinner dance to benefit retired Orthodox priests and priests’ widows on Sunday, May 20 at the banquet center of the Antiochian Orthodox Basilica of St. Mary, 18100 Merriman Road, Livonia.

The event will begin with a social hour at 5:00 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6:00. There will be live music by the Offbeats and entertainment for children.

Tickets including dinner and refreshments are $40 per person, with children ages 12 and under admitted free. To order tickets or obtain further information, contact either Mihaela Charlier at (313) 595-7640 or mihaelacharlier@sbcglobal.net, or Richard Shebib at (734) 422-0278 or paschabooks@sbcglobal.net.

The COCC is also soliciting business and private sponsorships, and advertisements for a souvenir advertising book that will be distributed at the event.

Sponsorship levels are: Benefactor – $1,000 and above, Friend – $500 and above, and Sponsor – $250 and above.

Rates for the 9×6 advertising book are: back cover– $200, full page – $100, half page – $75, quarter page – $50, and booster listing – $20.

The deadline for submissions is May 5. For further information on sponsorships and advertising, contact Shebib at (734) 422-0278 or paschabooks@sbcglobal.net.

The COCC is a 55-year-old clergy and lay association that represents various canonical Orthodox churches in metro Detroit. Its mission is to promote Orthodox Christianity throughout the area through worship, fellowship, and charitable, educational and outreach programs. For further information, visit http://www.coccdetroit.com.
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CONTACTS:
Richard Shebib
Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit
(734) 422-0278
(248) 345-9346 cell
paschabooks@sbcglobal.net.

David Adrian
Adrian & Associates
(248) 322-9226
(248) 515-4607 cell
david.adrian@adrianassoc.com