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What is the Cattle Baron’s Ball?

The Cattle Baron’s Ball is the American Cancer Society’s gala in metro Detroit. Recognized as one of the most distinctive charitable events in metro Detroit,  the Cattle Baron’s Ball has enjoyed record breaking success, raising over $12 million since its inception in 2003. Guests of the Cattle Baron’s Ball don their best western wear to enjoy a unique, western-themed event complete with live entertainment, Texan-style cuisine provided by Detroit’s finest restaurants,  dancing, a high-end auction, and other special attractions.This year’s ball is scheduled for Saturday, September 24 at Cobo Center, Detroit.

What is the Associate Board of Ambassadors?

The Associate Board of Ambassadors is the young professional group. This group was created to give young professionals in metro Detroit the opportunity to participate in the event and align themselves with the areas top executives and community leaders while fighting back against the nation’s #1 public health concern - cancer.

What is the role of an Associate Board of Ambassadors?

Byjoining the Associate Board of Ambassadors, members commit to an individual fundraising goal and attend meetings and events when possible. This group provides the unique opportunity to network with Detroit’s upper echelon during a variety of Cattle Baron’s Ball functions throughout the year. In addition, participation provides an opportunity to further develop leadership skills, create and implement fundraising initiatives, and learn firsthand the rewards of community engagement.

What is the time commitment to become an Associate Board of Ambassadors member?

On average, members attend one meeting and social event each month. The time commitment varies for each member’s level of participation. Meetings, social events, and fundraisers are scheduled on a monthly basis. We hope that all of our members are able to join us for these activities each month but understand that busy schedules may prohibit attendance.

What are the benefits of becoming an Associate Board of Ambassadors member?

Associate Board of Ambassadors members who reach the first fundraising milestone of $500 receive a complimentary ticket to the Cattle Baron’s Ball. Benefits and incentives increase as a member reaches their next fundraising milestone. Members are also recognized with company affiliation on the Associate Board of Ambassadors website. and in the Cattle Baron’s Ball program book.

How do I become a member of the Associate Board of Ambassadors?

To become a member of the Associate Board of Ambassadors, all you need to do is click the tab below. You will be invited to all of the meetings and social events as well as have the opportunity to create your own personal fundraising page and start fundraising online immediately.


Join this dynamic group of young professionals for exceptional networking opportunities, while making a difference to help support cancer patients right here in Metro Detroit. If you are interested in becoming a Council member, please contact Jennifer DeWall at for more information.

To learn more about Associate Board of Ambassadors fundraising activities, join our Facebook page!