Silver Star Event to Raise Money for Homeless Veterans

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by: Holly | Category: Events

The Silver Star Event will be a fun night featuring food, drinks and incredible items up for auction. Some of the highlights include a two-night stay at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, a football autographed by Peyton Manning, and a guitar signed by the Starman himself, David Bowie (see the full list of live auction items below).

Hosted by the Jordan Reses Supply Company in Ann Arbor, the event will raise money to house homeless veterans in Michigan through the Toledo-based organization Veterans Matter, in conjunction with the HUD/VA.

Veterans Matter founder Ken Leslie, Detroit Rescue Mission CEO Dr. Chad Audi, and “Bur” Pulliam, one of the veterans housed by the program, are scheduled to speak at the event.

The Silver Star Event will be Saturday, May 14 from 6-9 p.m. at Father Gabriel Richard High School: 4333 Whitehall Drive, Ann Arbor, MI. You can get more information and buy your tickets at:

Items to be auctioned include:

- 8 LPGA Skybox Tickets plus tour of The Golf Channel tv trailors – donated by Volvick Championship
- 3 Days, 2 nights, meals at Mackinac Island – donated by the Grand Hotel
- Golf for 4, lesson w/pro & dinner for 4 – donated by Travis Pointe CC
- 3 tickets for ND/Michigan State Football at Notre Dame and 2 night HGI hotel stay – donated by University of Notre Dame& Hilton
- 2 Tickets to the 2016, NASCAR Truck Series Race “Careers for Veterans 200” including 2 weekend Pit & Paddock Passes Aug 26-28 – donated by Michigan International Speedway
- Tour of the Big House for 10 people – donated by U of M Athletics
- Bowling party for 12 (includes food/Bev) – donated by Revel and Roll
- 18-hole round of golf x4 with cart – donated by Stonebridge Golf Club
- Men’s Bulova Watch – donated by Lewis Jewelers
- David Bowie signed guitar – donated by Hard Rock
- Justin Verlander signed baseball – donated by Nichole Maffucci
- Folds of Honor autographed flag – donated by Bob McCann
- Autographed Football – donated by Peyton Manning

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Organization Address: Toledo, OH