Upcoming Gala – Sunday, Oct 9

The soon-to-arrive SHVM Fundraising Gala on Sunday, October 9, promises to be a wonderful event.  To be held this year at the beautiful St. John Armenian Center in Southfield, MI, the gala will feature top notch music, theater and dance performances by renowned local artists to accompany a sumptuous dinner and cash bar.  Items for sale via Silent Auction and a “Five and Dime” per bag table will raise funds to support Home Visitors of Mary missions in Nigeria.

Entertainment will be highlighted by a theater program under direction of Gina Ellis, storytelling by Satori Shakoor, and an Adult Dance Troop from Legacy Dance Studio  directed by Rosalind Leath.

Doors open at 5:00 pm.  Dinner at 6:00.   Home by 9:30 pm.  Special honorees this year are The Ladies of St. Peter Claver.  Donation: $90.00.  Table of 8: $600.

Tickets can purchased online using the Donate/Contact tab above.  Be sure to include a note saying the payment is for tickets to the 2016 Gala.

Map & directions to the golden spire of St. John’s Armenian Church & Cultural Center, 22001 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48075, 248-569-3405.


  • From the East, South or West: enter parking lot from northbound Southfield Road service drive.
  • From Northwest: exit southbound Lodge at Northland exit.  Immediate turn right on Winora and enter parking lot.
  • From North:  travel southbound Southfield Road to Lodge Xway exit.  Take right of exit branch to Northwestern Highway.  Turn right at Winora and enter parking lot.