DETROIT (FOX 2) - Every year the Urban League of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan honors leaders in human and civil rights at their Salute to Distinguished Warriors Event.
The event is a celebration of courage, character, and commitment to the community. Even though the event could not be held this year – we can still honor those who have served.
FOX 2 offers congratulations to this year’s Distinguished Warriors:
- Charles E. Allen – Business Executive, Graimark Realty Advisors. Allen is a leader in business with a commitment to service.
- Penelope “Penny” Bailer – Former CEO City Year Detroit and Girl Scouts and a woman with a deep commitment to kids.
- Dr. Marilyn French Hubbard – President & CEO Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Change Agents is all about empowering others – especially women – and knows the importance of making and nurturing connections. Meet Dr. Marilyn French Hubbard.
- Senator Carl M. Levin - our final honoree – truly a man who needs no introduction. Senator Carl M. Levin is the longest-serving Senator in Michigan history.
The Urban League of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan would like to thank the event sponsors:
41st Annual Salute to Distinguished Warriors sponsors
Ford Motor Company
Fifth Third Bank
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Comcast NBC Universal
MGM Grand Detroit
Henry Ford Health Systems
Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Central Michigan University
Detroit Medical Center
First Independence Bank
George Johnson & Company
Health Alliance plan
Local Laborers 1191
Michigan First Credit Union
Wayne County Sheriff
Wayne State University
Black Family Development
Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
Henry Ford College Foundation
Detroit Area Agency on Aging
University of Michigan
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