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8th Annual Kidney Ball returns to MGM Grand Detroit

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DETROIT (WJBK) -- The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan will gather friends and supporters for the 8th Annual Kidney Ball on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the MGM Grand Detroit.

The event, which features the theme "Motown Magic" every year, will include a night of live music, great food, cocktails, and an after party, all making it the most fun charity event in metro Detroit. Last year's Kidney Ball raised over $500,000 for the NKFM's many programs and services that help more than 900,000 Michigan residents living with chronic kidney disease.

The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a live auction along with an expansive and unique silent auction. Guests can also enjoy dancing and listening to the soulful sounds of the Jerry Ross Band after dinner.

A special guest this year, courtesy of Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), is Food Network's Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr.  Chef McCargo hosts his own show, Big Daddy's House, and will be preparing a dialysis-friendly appetizer for guests to enjoy. One of Chef McCargo's goals is to inspire people living with chronic kidney disease to live a better life on dialysis by maintaining a healthy diet.

Vivian Rogers Pickard, President of the General Motors Foundation and Director of Corporate Relations, will serve as the Honorary Chair of the 2012 Kidney Ball. Meijer's Blanche Mack will be this year's Event Chair.

Tickets for the event are $250 per guest and can be purchased by visiting the NKFM's website, www.nkfm.org,  under the Events tab, or by calling the NKFM at 800-482-1455. For more information, please visit www.nkfm.org and get a sneak peek at some of this year's live auction items, sponsorship information, and more.

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