The second annual City Social, which benefits Born and Raised Detroit, will be held Friday, September 6, 2013, at the Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle. Born and Raised hosts fundraising events in order to raise money and awareness for various Detroit-based charities.

"We are so glad to be hosting City Social for the second year in a row," said Anne Strickland, co-founder and board member of Born and Raised Detroit. "We are confident guests will enjoy the music, food and ambiance of the DYC while also learning how their donation can make a significant difference to various charities throughout the city."

"Our events like City Social support so many great local organizations, and we are thrilled to be growing throughout the United States and support Detroit as the city gets back on its feet," said Patrick Thornton, co-founder and board member of Born and Raised Detroit.

Sponsors of the event include TMV Group, Port Manufacturing, Fleur Detroit, Great Expressions Dental Centers and Faygo. Past charities given financial support from Born and Raised Detroit include Camp Casey, RacquetUp Detroit, Ruth Ellis Center, Detroit Achievement Academy and more.

Tickets are $85 and include open bar and a strolling dinner. The event starts at 8 pm and will feature live music by the Dan Rafferty Band.

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