Annual Dinner Meeting

79th Annual Black Tie Dinner Meeting

This is the Michigan Chapter’s signature black tie event, consisting of a beautiful cocktail reception on the breathtaking shores of Lake St. Clair, followed by dinner, awards presentation, guest speaker and entertainment.

In addition, the incoming Michigan Chapter President is officially sworn into office, and the Chapter’s recent accomplishments and future objectives will be reviewed.

Guest Speaker
Doug Stanton

Doug Stanton is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, lecturer, screenwriter. His books include The Odyssey of Echo Company, In Harm’s Way, and Horse Soldiers. Horse Soldiers is the basis for a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie titled 12 Strong.

This special event is an annual sell-out with a maximum capacity of 250 people. Hence, do not delay in making reservations.

Sponsorship Opportunites Available!

Note: Attendance by government personnel at this meeting will be in accordance with DoD Directive 550.7. Seating of these personnel will be on a random basis. Chapter members should not nominate personnel to be guests of the Chapter. Military personnel and civilian officials of Government will be invited by the Michigan Chapter and will be guests of the Chapter. Under no conditions are individuals to contact Government guests and extend invitations. No exceptions will be granted.

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July 21, 2023


Grosse Pointe Yacht Club

788 Lake Shore Rd,

Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236


$200 per person

$2000 for table of 10; to register table, place order for 10 tickets


Registration is now open!

Register Here!

6:00 - 7:00
Networking Social
7:00 - 9:00
Dinner and Program
9:00 - 10:30
Entertainment provided by Shake, Rattle, and Roll Dueling Pianos
Entrée Options
  • Grilled Filet Mignon with Detroit Zip Sauce accompanied by Rosemary & Sea Salt Pee Wee Potatoes and Haricot Verts
  • Grilled Salmon, Blackened Seasoning, Grilled Pineapple Salsa accompanied by Rosemary & Sea Salt Pee Wee Potatoes and Haricot Verts
  • Stuffed Poblano Pepper Mushrooms & Spanish Rice Stuffing, Cilantro, Cotija Cheese, Stewed Black Beans, Smoked Tomato Coulis