Come celebrate with us!

October 10, 2021

3 – 7 p.m.

2975 Old US-23, Howell

Join us for a shimmering celebration of music, food, dancing, and fun as we commemorate LACASA Center’s 40th Anniversary and CASA’s 10th Anniversary!

Event Festivities

  • Dance to retro tunes by The Sanctuary Band
  • Enjoy hearty appetizers & cool libations
  • Stroll the Electric Avenue – Visit our historic exhibits
  • Share in the award recognition festivities
  • Pose for photos, play games & win prizes

Event Program

Cocktail Hour: Meet, greet & mingle  3 – 4 p.m.

On a Mission Presentation & Awards Ceremony  4 – 4:45 p.m.

Festive Fun: Music, food, dancing  4:45 – 7 p.m.


Dress the Part in Your Favorite 80s Look: LACASA was founded in 1981. This era featured an eclectic fashion mix — think quintessential disco; big hair & Dynasty glam; colorful fitness/Flashdance attire; sleek New Wave style; or the rockin’ indie leather look. (Costumes are optional!)


Per person: $140
Groups: Table for eight – $1100
RSVP Deadline: Friday, October 1

Reserve Tickets >>

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All proceeds from this fundraising event benefit local victims of child abuse and interpersonal violence at LACASA Center.

Empowerment Awards

We will recognize remarkable individuals and organizations from the community at our anniversary celebration. The LACASA Empowerment Awards pay tribute to passionate advocates for victims and survivors of abuse and interpersonal violence. Please join us in honoring these 2021 award recipients:

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for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
Sandra Pilgrim-Lewis
Member, Board of Directors, Praxis International
Quality Assurance Project Manager, MDHHS, Division of Victim Services

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Heide Clausnitzer GUIDING LIGHT Award
for the Prevention of Child Abuse
Elizabeth Stahl
LACASA Center, Director of Children’s Services

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David Morse ON A MISSION Award
for the Prevention of Sexual Assault
Detective Curt Novara
Livingston County Sheriff’s Office

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Bonnie Miller & Helen May HERO Award
for Volunteerism
Kim Nace

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Chem-Trend, L.P.

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State of Michigan CHANGEMAKER Award
Lynette Dowler & DTE Energy Foundation
Vice President of Public Affairs;
President & Chair of DTE Energy Foundation at DTE Energy

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