Team Altair Continues Journey to Support MS Society

Altair Multiple Sclerosis Bike, Walk, and Golf Teams had a great start this year with successful onboarding of over 10 members in the Annual MS Golf event and over 20 team members in MS Bike and Walk events around Michigan to support the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society!

Altair has been an active and proud contributor to the MS Society for the past 19 years, and our goal every year is to raise at least $10,000 for the MS Society – Michigan Chapter. Together with local team sponsors, we have surpassed this goal every year.

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The innovative fundraising season has started well for Team Altair and the MS Society too. Earlier this spring, our team organized a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser the weekend before Easter with breakfast food featuring Chris Cakes’ Flying Pancakes, an egg hunt, bounce house and a visit from the Easter bunny! Altairians and their families together enjoyed the entertainment and activities all morning. In May, Team Altair held a Bake Sale and Flower Sale for Mother’s Day with homemade baked goods from many employee volunteers, beautiful flowers from a local nursery, and a raffle with exceptional prizes.

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Furthermore, the MS Golf Outing was recently held on May 14th and 12 members enjoyed a pleasant day of golf and fundraising at the Pheasant Run Golf Club in Canton, MI, where the course gladly supported them, and has been a great host for the Altair MS Golf Team for 4 times now!

The team has successfully raised over $3,200 so far with more exciting events to follow:

June 6th – June 7th
MS Bike – West Michigan (Holland)

June 20th
MS Walk – Traverse City

July 1st
Lunch & Bake Sale for 4th of July

July 11th – July 12th
MS Bike – Mid Michigan (Milford to MSU)

August 1st
MuckFest – Willow Metropark

September 12th
MS Bike – Fall Breakaway (Island Lake State Park)

Mid-September
Chili Luncheon

September 26th – September 27th
MS Bike – Bavarian Breakaway (Frankenmuth)

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All Altairians and their families are welcome to join the team and support the MS Society in their efforts to find a cure for this horrible disease. We look forward to another prosperous year; and we truly appreciate and thank everyone who has contributed the time and effort to the MS Society.

Follow Team Altair’s journey to end MS on Facebook and also visit one of our truly innovative and dedicated team members who has an even bigger mission: Dragi Gasevski!


Team Altair Sponsors and Event Participants for the MS Society in 2015 include:

A to Z Vending

Chris Cakes of Michigan

Drury Hotels

Lavish Touch Photography

Law Office of Leila Freijy PLLC

Party Dreams Party Rental

Ridley’s Bakery Cafe

The Detroit Zoo

Irene Scalzo
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About Irene Scalzo

Irene joined Altair in 2000, where she held diverse positions in the administration department as the company grew. Now, as the Immigration Specialist in the Human Resources department, she still finds time to give back to the community and is the principle leader behind the National Multiple Sclerosis Society events at Altair. Irene is a true philanthropist, contributing in charitable events for over 30 years with many organizations such as March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, Animal Welfare Society, Horses’ Haven, Girl Scouts, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and most considerably, the National MS Society.