Ele's Place Hosts 19th Annual Fall Reception

Ele's Place will hold its 19th Annual Fall Reception to raise funds.

Ele's Place Hosts 19th Annual Fall Reception

By FOX 47 News . CREATED Nov 5, 2013

Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children, will hold its 19th Annual Fall Reception on Wednesday, November 13th from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Huntington Club at Spartan Stadium, Michigan State University. Kelly Miller, MSU Assistant Hockey Coach and former NHL player, will be the featured guest of honor. Attendees will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Reservations may be made for $100 each and are available through November 12 by calling (517) 482-1315 or visiting www.elesplace.org.

This year’s reception is chaired by Tim Staudt and Becky Dantonio. The event includes a balloon release in which guests follow the tradition of Ele’s Place families who symbolically send a message to a loved one who has died.


The event is underwritten by Fifth Third Bank, and sponsored by: Accident Fund Holdings, Inc., Auto-Owners Insurance, CBRE/Martin, Clark Hill PLC, Compass Cancer Center, Rodger and Joyce Crum, Delta Dental of Michigan, The Doctors Company, Farm Bureau Insurance, Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P. C., Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Graff Chevrolet of Okemos, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Karoub Associates, The Lansing State Journal, McLaren Greater Lansing, Mercantile Bank of Michigan, Meridian Health Plan, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Michigan State Medical Society, MLive, MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, MSU Radiology, Plante Moran, PNC Bank, N.A., Sparrow Clinton Hospital and Medical Staff, Such Video, Tri-Star Trust Bank, and Young Automotive Group Owosso/Lansing/Jackson.


Proceeds from the event will benefit Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children, which provides support for children coping with the death of a parent, sibling or other loved one. Ele’s Place in Lansing serves approximately 250 children and their family members each week at no cost. In addition, more than 200 grieving children this year will connect with each other in their schools through our Ele’s Group school-based program.

For more information, please contact Ele’s Place at (517) 482-1315, or visit www.elesplace.org.