October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Royal Oak Farmer's Market
316 E Eleven Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Please join us for The Victory Gala in support of The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial to be built in Memorial Park, Royal Oak.

The event will be Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 6:30 to 10:30 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

The event will include a strolling dinner, silent auction, live auction with DuMouchelles auctioneer Nanette Poole and music by Ron Kischuk & The Masters of Music Big Band Quintet featuring Paul King on vocals playing WWII era big band favorites. WWII veterans Murray Cotter, B-24 Bombardier and Bill Rosnyai, B-17 Navigator, will also be recognized with special awards. WWII re-enactors and “Tribute” Rosie the Riveters will add to the festive atmosphere.

Sherry MargolisYour Master of Ceremonies and hostess for the evening will be Emmy award-winning Fox 2 Detroit anchor Sherry Margolis. Sherry is the daughter of a WWII veteran and hosts “Tribute to Our Troops,” FOX 2′s annual Veterans Day special that honors Michigan’s servicemen and women. The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial has twice been featured in this annual presentation. We are thrilled that we will now be working with her in person.

  • Limited VIP admission tickets are being offered at $150 per person which include a 5:30 champagne reception catered by Chef Bob Grieg and his team from Ro-Bear Culinary with a silent auction preview
  • General Admission tickets are $100 with doors opening at 6:30

Business attire is suggested. Active duty military and veterans are encouraged to wear Service Dress Uniforms. Note that the Royal Oak Farmers Market is an enclosed, heated facility.

Parking is in the east lot.

If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation, please click here.

If you have questions, contact Debi Hollis at or 888 387 4157

The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial is a 501c3 non-profit organization.