DETROIT, Michigan – Ed Rossman, a lifetime member of the Adcraft Club of Detroit, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 18, 2012 at Andiamo in Dearborn. In order to commemorate the occasion, the club established the Ed Rossman Scholarship Fund through its sister organization, the Adcraft Foundation.
Adcraft Club President Sherrie Weitzman, national advertising manager, Cadillac, General Motors, presented Rossman a commemorative plaque and announced establishment of the fund at a private birthday celebration.
“It’s wonderful to see that the Adcraft Club continues to play such an important role in the lives of our members,” said Weitzman. “We are honored to be able to support future advertising professionals through the generosity of this scholarship fund.”
“This means so much to me,” Rossman said. “The club has always been a very important part of my career – and life – and I can’t think of a better way to commemorate my centennial. I am honored, and I hope this fund helps make a difference in the lives of those who will be our industry’s future.”
Ed’s wish is that individuals will make a tax-deductible contribution to the Ed Rossman Scholarship Fund through the Adcraft Foundation in lieu of gifts. Contributions may be sent to: Adcraft Foundation, 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Suite 561, Detroit, MI 48202.
About Adcraft Club of Detroit
The Adcraft Club of Detroit is the largest and oldest advertising club in the nation for members representing advertising, creative and marketing communications industries. The Adcraft Club of Detroit is the catalyst that brings together the Detroit advertising and marketing communications community to exchange ideas, support and educate our membership and young professionals, recognize and celebrate great work, foster creativity in our various crafts and our greater community.