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Save The Date – 2019 Events






Art Extravaganza Seminar: “The Art of Collecting”
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Northwest Activity Center
18100 Meyers Rd.
Detroit 48235

Come to this free seminar and increase your knowledge about using art collection to generate (or increase) your wealth. Reserve your spot by going to http://dfabcncatowfartseminar.eventbrite.com. This event is sponsored by The Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club, The National Conference of Artists – Michigan and the Torch of Wisdom Foundation Incorporated.


Art Extravaganza Art Auction: Wealth Generation through Art Collecting
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Torch of Wisdom Plaza
21819 W. Nine Mile
Southfield, 48037

In partnership with the Detroit Fine Arts Club and the National Conference of Artists, come meet some of Detroit’s most creative, aspiring and accomplished artists. Artwork will be available for purchase. Tickets available on paypal, http://www.torchofwisdomfoundationinc.com/art-extravaganza or via eventbrite at https://2019artextravaganza.eventbrite.com/. Price: $30 in advance and $35 at door.


Honoring Local Heroes “No-Black Tie” Event
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Skyline Club
2000 Town Center
Southfield, 48075

For the 8th year, The “Black No-Tie” affair will recognize those who have worked to improve communities in southeast Michigan in the areas of Scholarship, Cultural Arts, and Community Enrichment and highlight a local Icon excelling in all three cornerstone initiatives. We celebrate these individuals and groups as they are “unsung heroes” in our community who like TOWF are committed to “Changing Tomorrow Today”.

Comerica Bank will serve as our lead sponsor for this year’s event. Announcing our 2019 Nominees:

Community Enrichment:

  • Alisa Bell, Wayne County Commission
  • Damion Ellis, Soulcial Scene

Cultural Arts:

  • Kimmie Horne, International Musician
  • Jocelyn Rainey, Finding Mona Lisa 313 Project


  • Glenn McIntosh, A-Game Movement
  • Brittany Rhodes, BlackGirlMathGic

We are also proud to announce our Icon Honoree – Mayor Kenson Siver, City of Southfield.

Join us for a spectacular evening “under the star, amongst the stars” as we recognize SEVEN amazing influencers in our community! Tickets available on Eventbrite http://2019honoringlocalheroes.eventbrite.com. Early bird purchases prior to 10/1 are $50, $60 after that date.


Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Insurance

Torch of Wisdom Plaza
21819 W. Nine Mile
Southfield, 48037

SAVE THE DATE: Presenting speakers are Attorney Tiffany McEvans Dallah (Wills and Trusts), Stephen Kemp, Kemp Funeral Home (Funeral planning) and Yolanda Durfield, State Farm(Long Term Care). More details to follow.


Wisdom Warrior Conference

Torch of Wisdom Plaza
21819 W. Nine Mile
Southfield, 48037



Small Business Saturday – Local Business Crawl


SAVE THE DATE: Join TOWF and SAC on chartered transportation to visit local businesses in support of small business Saturday. During the ride, brief presentations about entrepreneurship will be provided by members of the Oakland County Community Reinvestment Association.

Winter 2020

Elder Care: Planning For and Living in Retirement Seminar


SAVE THE DATE: Close to Retirment? If you are over 40+, start planning NOW! Join us for a free seminar w/lunch. Topics of focus include:

  • Elder abuse/financial scams: within family; phone/email scams
  • Caregiving Seminar: Financial Commitment
  • TBD

Spring 2020

Affordable Housing


SAVE THE DATE: Everything you wanted to know about affordable housing, but were reluctant to ask! Stay tuned for more details.

Topics of Focus:

  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Understanding your SEV value (taxable value of your home)


Senior Bazaar




14th Annual Golf Outing

Links of Novi
Novi, MI


  • Art Extravaganza Art Auction: Wealth Generation through Art Collecting –
    Sunday, September 29, 2019, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    CREATING GENERATIONAL WEALTH THROUGH ART COLLECTING, PT II, A LIVE ART AUCTION. Sunday September 29, 2019 at 4 PM. Tickets $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Torch of Wisdom Foundation Plaza, 21819 W. 9 Mile Road, Southfield MI. Sponsored by Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club and The Torch of Wisdom Foundation, Inc.

    Event Details Click here for more information