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Corporate Luncheon with Sheldon Yellen [Photos]

Corporate LuncheonOn March 29 over 100 business people gathered for the third annual Friendship Circle Corporate Luncheon. The corporate luncheon is  designed as a networking event giving business leaders in their respective industries the chance to network with one another.

Additionally, the attendees learn about Friendship Circle and our work creating programs, support and friendships for individuals with special needs. This year Julie Kaplan, a volunteer at Friendship Circle since 1997, and Karen Wang, writer and mother of a child with special needs, shared their personal story of involvement with Friendship Circle.

Guest Speaker: Sheldon Yellen

Sheldon YellenThe guest speaker at the event was  Sheldon Yellen, CEO of Belfor and recent star of CBS’s Undercover Boss. Sheldon spoke about his experiences growing up poor and on welfare, getting into business and the challinging times as Belfor continued to grow.

Sheldon also discussed in detail the importance of giving back to the community and thanked everyone for participating in the event and supporting Friendship Circle.

Event Pictures

Second Annual Friendship Circle Snowman Competition

Friendship Circle Snowman CompetitionOn February 22nd Friendship Circle will be hosting our second annual Snowman Building Competition.

This unique event invites local Detroit businesses to put down their briefcases and pick up their snow shovels in a team-building contest to build the most unique snowman. The nominal entry fee of $500 per company will be donated to the Friendship Circle. To ensure your teammates don’t freeze, we will have a heated tent with snacks and hot refreshments on site.

Friendship Circle will take photos of each finished snow creation the day of the event. We will then publish those images onto our Facebook page and have the public vote on their favorite snow creation over the next three days.

This is an excellent opportunity to raise funds and awareness for Friendship Circle and children with special needs in a fun, competitive environment!

Date: Wednesday, February 22nd
Time: 3:00-5:00pm
Location: Barnum Park in Birmingham

Last Year’s Highlights

There are five spots left! Register your company today!

This Year’s Competitors

Brogan & PartnersBrogan & Partners

General MotorsGeneral Motors

MRM WorldwideMRM Worldwide


Point RollPointRoll


Universal McCannUniversal McCann

Levine & SonsLevine & Sons

Sachse ConstructionSachse Construction

Friedman Real Estate Group Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions