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Salute America

June 19, 2015 - 6:30pm
Oakland Hills Country Club

Salute America honors community leaders who embody the American spirit of hard work, success and generosity. We are honored to recognize this year honorees:  Ms. Lori Blaker, President/CEO of TTi Group, Oakland County Executive Brooks Patterson, and Reverend Monsignor Anthony M. Tocco of St.Hugo of the Hills.
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                 EVENT EMCEE, Lila Lazarus

Lila Lazarus leads her life at a pace that is breathtaking,invigorating and fulfilling– and that’s just in the morning! She is an award-winning journalist who has anchored the news in Michigan, Maryland and Massachusetts. Lila runs a production company, Lila Productions, and currently hosts the award-winning Discover Remarkable series on WXYZ. Never afraid of a challenge, Lila swam the Straits of Mackinac (a 5-mile swim) to raise money and awareness for Mentor Michigan. Each fall, she climbs from one end of the Grand Canyon to the other (21 miles) and back again. In 2007, Lila was appointed to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness. An avid motorcyclist, Lila was recently named Michigan’s Ambassador of Motorcycle Safety. Extremely active in community and charitable organizations, Lila serves on multiple boards and is currently President of Kids Kicking Cancer. She’s also very involved with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization. She’s been a Big Sister for 20 years.

A graduate of Kalamazoo College, University of Michigan, University of Massachusetts and the University of Bonn in Germany, Lila holds two Masters Degrees. Her professional accomplishments include covering Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in South Africa and receiving multiple Emmy Awards, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Award, two Clarion Awards and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award in back-to-back years.   Most recently, she received the 2014 Telly Award for Social Responsibility on local television.  Little known fact: Lila loves to talk. In fact, she speaks 5 languages! Lila creates adventures each and every day. Whether she’s attempting the Firefighter Fitness Test, flying an F-18 with the Blue Angels or flying a hot air balloon to fulfill the wishes of a young woman battling cancer, she inspires people to live life to the fullest.

MEET OUR HONOREES:

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Ms. Lori Blaker

As President/ CEO of TTi Global, Lori Blaker oversees operations on five continents with offices spanning the globe Blaker leads an expanding workforce which currently staffs over 2000 employees in international operations. The company’s core focus is automotive and offers a wide range of tailor-made services designed to drive business goals including; business consulting, research, staffing, workforce development and learning solutions .

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L. Brooks Patterson,
Oakland County Executive

In his sixth four-year term as chief executive officer of one of America’s most affluent and progressive counties, Brooks presides over a $800 million annual budget for FY2015 and a county workforce of nearly 4,000 full and part time benefit eligible employees.

Father Tony Tocco

Rev. Msgr. Anthony M. Tocco

Rev. Msgr. Anthony M. Tocco is pastor of St. Hugo of the Hills Parish in Bloomfield Hills, where he has served since July 1985. Msgr. Tocco is an alumnus of both Sacred Heart Seminary and St. John’s Provincial Seminary and holds a Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Detroit and a Master of Divinity from St. John’s Provincial Seminary.

 

 

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