Hospice of Michigan Hosts ‘Shaken Not Stirred’ James Bond-Inspired Fundraiser

Traverse City fundraiser will feature award-winning author Philip Greene; proceeds to benefit the not-for-profit’s Open Access Program

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (Sept. 7, 2022) – Hospice of Michigan invites the community to its Shaken Not Stirred fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, located at 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd. in Williamsburg, Michigan. The fundraiser will feature award-winning author Philip Greene, offer James Bond-inspired cocktails and benefit the not-for-profit’s Open Access Program.

Greene will treat guests to an evening of lively storytelling centered around the work of Ian Fleming, creator of the James Bond series of spy novels. Throughout the event, attendees will enjoy elegant cuisine and cocktails inspired by Agent 007.

“At Shaken Not Stirred, guests can expect a night of food, fun and secret agent inspired cocktails all for a great cause,” said Barbara Anderson, statewide director of philanthropy for Hospice of Michigan. “Our hope in hosting this event is to help raise critical funding to support Hospice of Michigan’s efforts in providing quality end of life care to all who may need it.”

Tickets are available at hom.org/shaken/traversecity for $150 per person now through Friday, Sept. 28. Tables of eight seats can be purchased for $1,000. Ticket price includes elegant cuisine and craft cocktails. The event is exclusive to those 21 and older, and attire is black tie optional. All proceeds from the event benefit Hospice of Michigan’s Open Access Program which ensures all who need end-of-life care in Michigan have access to it, regardless of age, diagnosis or financial circumstances.

“Fifth Third Bank is committed to improving the quality of life for people in the communities we serve,” said Adam Maas, vice president and wealth management advisor for Fifth Third Bank. “Shaken Not Stirred is a unique event with a cinematic twist to help raise awareness and funds for an important cause. We’re honored to help Hospice of Michigan continue caring for families across the state in their time of need.”

Shaken Not Stirred is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, CareLinc Medical Equipment, Pioneer Construction, 9&10 News and WTCM.

For more information, visit hom.org/shaken/traversecity or contact Kim Streich at kstreich@hom.org or 734-794-5120.