Let Your Light Shine Charity Gala featuring Roop Raj and Special Guests

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Let Your Light Shine Charity Gala featuring Roop Raj and Special Guests

Let Your Light Shine Inaugural Charity Gala

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Villa Penna Banquet 43985 Hayes Road Sterling Heights, MI 48313

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We cordially invite you to the Neway Works Let Your Light Shine Charity Gala, Thursday November 17th at Villa Penna Banquet, located at 43985 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313!

Join over 200 professionals, community and business leaders, philanthropists, elected officials, and influencers from Southeastern Michigan that have a heart for community and at-risk Macomb County children will be in attendance.

Evening anchors of FOX 2 Detroit, Roop Raj & Taryn Asher will be emceeing the evening as Master of Ceremonies!

Live entertainment during the VIP reception by world renowned Sicilian jazz performing artist, Michele Ramo!

You are the key to our and local communities’ success, and we would be grateful for your support!


  • 6pm - 7pm VIP Networking Reception, Blue Carpet
  • 7pm - General Admission
  • 7:30pm Program Begins

Honoring Mashell Carissimi, Founder & CEO of JMC Electrical Contractor, LLC and Lenny Rancilio Sr., Founder of Rancilio & Associates among others!

The problem, some advocates say, is not that more than half of all American children who live in poverty have the wrong mindset, the problem is that more than half of all American children live in poverty.

With your help and support, we will be the light to make a positive social impact in the community we live, work, and serve!

About Neway Works, Inc.

Neway Works is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code # 85-3162312, advocating for youth’s mental health and wellness. We help teens from under-served communities step into their purpose, achieve academic success, and transform into productive adults in society through innovative youth mentoring and development programs, leaving no child behind. www.newayworks.org