SAVE THE DATE - OCTOBER 12th, 2017 - CELEBRATE, DECORATE, ENTERTAIN fundraiser

The 3rd annual Celebrate, Decorate, Entertain luncheon and fundraiser will be held at the Country Club of Detroit on October 12, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year the event will feature 12 tablescapes with monthly themes.  The committee will also construct gift baskets along the monthly theme, center pieces will feature wine and, as usual, there will be some surprises. People wishing to support the event with a donation can contact the Village for information on Fork, Knife and Spoon sponsorships.

December 4th Home Tour, Holiday Decor and Brunch

This year the Grosse Pointe Shores Improvement Foundation is having a holiday home tour on Sunday, December 4. The tour runs from 1 PM to 4 PM. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the tour. Buy your tickets now at the Grosse Pointe Shores village offices.  In addition to the homes on tour, the Schroeder field house will be decorated with seasonal items available purchase. Please come by and enjoy the free refreshments.  There is an optional brunch at Lockmoore club from 11 AM to 1 PM. The cost for this brunch is also $20.

SAVE the DATE LUNCHEON and HOLIDAY HOME TOUR

Friends and residents, please mark your calendars with this early notification of two 2016 GPSIF events planned by our Special Events Committee.  Thursday, October 4th is the date to save for the luncheon at the Country Club of Detroit. Those who attended this luncheon in 2015 know that it is an event not to be missed. In addition, GPSIF will again host the Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 4th.  Mark your calendars and we'll see you there. 

GPSIF welcomes Tina Ellis as City Liaison to GPSIF

Newly elected city council member Tina Ellis has been appointed as the city liaison to the Grosse Pointe Shores Improvement Foundation. This position was formerly held by city council member Bob Barrette.  Trustees extend their sincere thanks to Bob for his many years of service to this organization. 1/16/2016

New Giving Levels established for GPSIF Annual Fund

Each year the Grosse Pointe Shores Improvement Foundation asks residents to provide an unrestricted donation to the Foundation to provide funding for the many projects that are completed throughout the community. Details of the benefits to donors and the community can be seen by clicking this link. The annual giving period runs from November 1st through October 31st of the following year. 

Special Vote Planned 10/13/2015 for GPSIF PAVILION Project

Trustees are requested to attend a special meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7 pm in the Village Offices to Vote on the Pavilion project. Susan Walton and Brett Marshall have been working on the details of this project with Mark Wollenwebber, Bob Barette and Mike Monahan.  

Per Susan Walton, a few key headlines are:

Celebrate Decorate Entertain Luncheon - Thursday, October 15, 2015

GPSIF's own special events committee has come up with another terrific idea. This time the event is a luncheon at the Country Club of Detroit on Thursday, October 15th.  This is not a run-of-the-mill luncheon.  This is an event that you'll want to attend with your friends and family.  Bring your mother, your aunts, your cousins your daughters and your BFFs. The luncheon feature decorating and entertaining demostrations, a silent auction along with a boutique filled with "Party-to-Go" baskets, holiday decor and more.

REMINDER - assign your Kroger Rewards to GPSIF

Each year membership must be renewed for the awards program at Kroger. To support GPSIF, at no cost to yourself, please assign your Kroger rewards to GPSIF. To learn more and find a link to the Kroger website. click here. Thank you for your continued support.

GPSIF is on Facebook

GPSIF has two ways for you to keep up-to-date with improvements in our community. This website has a wealth of information about the organization, our projects and events, and giving opportunities. Now we also have a Facebook site. The Facebook site has pictures of recent past events and status updates on community projects. Here is the Facebook link.

Two Summertime Projects Planned for the Park

Just in time for the summer, Trustees approved the purchase of three additional benches for installation along harbor. These benches will be a welcome addition for boaters, strollers and fisherman alike.