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Commitment for a Cure Gala to raise money to fight diabetes

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

The astronomical costs of diagnosed diabetes has reached $245 Billion in the United States, and prevention is more critical now than ever.

To raise funds to help create awareness and to find a cure, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in southeastern Michigan will host its 21st-annual Commitment for a Cure Gala, called Unmasked. The event will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel Detroit at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013.

The main event ($250) starts at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception. Dinner and program follow at 8 p.m. The VIP reception ($350) will begin at 6:00 p.m. VIP Plus tickets ($900) include two tickets to attend the Unmasked Gala, VIP reception, a one-night stay in a luxury room at the MGM Grand the night of the event, and overnight valet service.

To purchase tickets, please call Mary Riegle at 248-433-3830 ext. 6702, or email mriegle@diabetes.org. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.diabetes.org/detroitgala.

Recipe from Morton's The Steakhouse: Pan roasted fresh Alaskan halibut with spring vegetables

Ingredients Quantity
Equipment: 8 inch sauté pan, measuring spoons, small
sauce pan
Plate ware: Hot square "Metro" plate
Service: Garnish with charred lemon half
Clarified Butter, Prepared
Alaska Halibut, fresh, 8 oz. portion
Salt, table
Pepper, black, pure ground
Butter, unsalted
Capers, drained
White wine
Salted water,
Spring Vegetables, Prepared (PR-FRESH-VEG-01)
Micro greens
Charred lemon half
1 TBL
1 portion
Approx. 1/8 tsp.
Approx. 1/16 tsp.
1 TBL
1 TBL
1 oz.
¼ cup table salt to
1 quart water
1 portion
1/10th of an ounce,
approx. 1 TBL
1 each

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