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Attorney Henry Baskin receives the Garnet Award.
by Larry Shue
FEB 12 - MAR 9
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CINDY FRENKEL and
n Jan. 16, the Circle of
Friends of the Child Abuse
and Neglect Council of
Oakland County held its sev-
enth annual luncheon at the Townsend
Hotel, honoring attorney Henry Baskin,
principal of the Baskin Law Firm, P.C.
of Birmingham. Working with the com-
munity, the council advocates for child
safety and is a leading resource in pre-
venting child abuse as well as protecting
children through education, interven-
tion, treatment and research.
"It shouldn't hurt to be a child," began
Child Abuse and Neglect Council
Executive Director Patricia Rosen.
Introducing Baskin, Congresswoman
Candace Miller noted, "His trademark
Baskin not only helped develop the
council's financial and professional pres-
ence in the community, but led the
movement to create Care House, their
Baskin spoke of domestic abuse, vio-
lence and incest as problems he always
has seen in his practice, but they are
now "out of the family lock box." He
Clockwise from top left.
Judge Barry Grant, Judge Rae Lee
Chabot, attorney Henry Baskin and Judge
Nand Grant at the Child Abuse and
Neglect Council luncheon.
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Diana Dietle and Fanchon Stinger flank
Henry Baskin at the Circle of Friends event.
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Mark Kowalsky received the Ben efactor of
the Year Award from Gary Shiffman and
Joel Smith for the Jewish Home and Aging
recognized Dr. Joseph Fischhoff as sin-
glehandedly bringing to the forefront
problems children are facing.
Jack Kresnak, a 30-year veteran of the
Detroit Free Press, shared moving first-
hand experiences of his coverage of the
child health care system, and his role as
lead reporter for the paper's campaign,
Underwritten by Conway, MacKenzie
Dunleavy, the benefit was chaired by
Diana Dietle and drew the largest
crowd ever, with more than 220 people.
Some of the patrons spotted in the
crowd were: John Bloom, Shelly
Cooper, Elaine Darmon, Linda Zalla,
Laura Berman, Shelley Roberts and
Gary Wachter. Also attending were the
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