Mercy Alumnae E-Newsletter
August 2, 2018 
Come Home to Mercy for Reunion 2018!

Honoring Milestone Classes:
1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013
September 29, 2018
Tours and class photos
Golf Fore Mercy

Tee up and Make a Difference for Mercy at the annual golf outing on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Plymouth. Owned by Kathy Dul Aznavorian '64 & Sandy Dul Mily '74.  
We will be celebrating 40 years of the Mercy Golf Team!
18-hole scramble, cart, driving range, contests, prizes, breakfast and lunch. Proceeds benefit Tuition Assistance and Athletics at Mercy.
Support STEM at Mercy
Join us for an alumnae fundraising event to support STEM at Mercy. Featuring the Mercy Riveters Robotics Team.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Huron River Club - Farmington, MI
Appetizers, drink and networking hosted by:
Virginia Minolli '82; Karla Rose Middlebrooks '76; Lori Doyle '75 and Colleen McMaster '81.
Your gift or pledge of $500 or more will support the creation of Fems for STEMs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Endowment Fund at Mercy High School. All gifts contributed up to $10,000 will be matched.  
Register by contacting the Advancement Office at or 248-893-3538.
Healthcare Affinity Event
A networking fundraiser event open to Mercy alumnae and friends in the healthcare industry.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Meadowbrook Country Club - Northville, MI
Featured Presenters
Cindy Elliott, RN, FACHE President & Chief Operating Officer for IHA
Mary Durfee, MD, Retired Chief Medical Officer for IHA and IHA Internal Medicine
Shannon Striebich, President of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO)
Michelle Ilitch, MPH '02, Regional Director ACO/CIN Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
DATE CHANGE! Senior Class-Alumnae Luncheon
Please note that the date for the Class of 2019-Alumnae Luncheon has changed. The new date is:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Glen Oaks - Farmington Hills, MI
Welcome our graduating seniors into the Alumnae Association at this very special luncheon.
To learn more, contact the Alumnae Office at or 248-476-3270.
Book Club
We are gearing up for another series of lively book discussions! Upcoming selections include:  
The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood,
Sweetgirl by Travis Mulhauser,
Wolf's Mouth by John Smolens, and
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.
Our first meeting of the new school year is Monday, September 17. See the schedule at!
Accent on Alumnae Podcasts
Listen to interviews with 50 alumnae (and more to come)! Check out the wide variety of podcasts on Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud.
Tea for Tuition
Save the date!
15th Annual Tea for Tuition
Sunday, April 14, 2019
2:00 - 4:30 pm
Donate your "Current" School Uniforms
The Mercy Mothers Club seeks gently used uniforms for the used uniform sale. The following will be accepted:
  • black kilt; gray kilt; green plaid kilt; blue plaid kilt
  • blouses and polos that were purchased from Educational Outfitters
  • black sweaters (cardigan or v-neck) that were purchased from Educational Outfitters
  • black fleece quarter-zips that were purchased from Lands' End
  • black quarter-zip purchased from the Marlin Shop
Clean uniforms may be dropped off at the Reception Area Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. before Friday, August 17. Please direct questions to