Frank Torre, a Michigan Businessman and Entrepreneur, attended the Winning Futures opening day party in Metro Detroit to support for the mentoring and scholarship program.
Winning Futures is a nonprofit goal setting, mentoring, and scholarship program for teens sponsored by local businesses in helped raise funds to support the Winning Futures’ mentoring programs in Detroit, Harper Woods, Madison Heights, Pontiac and Warren, enabling high school students to partner with business mentors for the school year.
Contributions from the event will also support scholarships and honor real heroes in the community that are changing lives, inspiring others and have made a difference through extraordinary commitment, integrity, selflessness and courage.
The Opening Day Party was held at the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit where more than 400 people attended, which included a live and silent auction, a raffle, and a lunch buffet.
A Michigan native, Frank Torre is the founder of Torre & Bruglio Inc., one of the country’s largest providers of landscaping, construction, and horticultural services. Torre & Bruglio’s Sports Division built the Detroit Tigers athletic field at Comerica Park as well as revitalized the Riverwalk on the Detroit River.
The Detroit Tigers athletic field at Comerica Park and the revitalized Riverwalk on the Detroit River, are both pictured below.
(The famous Detroit Tigers athletic field at Comerica Park.)
(The revitalized Riverwalk on the Detroit River. )
Apart from his professional responsibilities, Frank Torre supports a number of philanthropic activities and community organizations without regard to partisan affiliation in a politically charged climate. Mr. Torre believes that supporting philanthropic causes is the responsibility of every successful business owner. As such, and in line with Mr. Torre’s philosophy on philanthropy, Frank Torre currently serves as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM). A member of the Detroit Medical Center, The Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is one of the nation’s largest providers of physical medicine and rehabilitation services.
Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix 2014
An estimated 110,000 were in attendance at the 2014 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, held May 30 to June 1 at Belle Isle Park. The total represents the highest attendance since the Grand Prix returned to Detroit in 2007. Frank Torre, in collaboration with Roger Penske, owner of Team Penske and the Penske Automotive Group (PAG), maintains a major role in the annual Detroit Grand Prix races, a professional auto racing event which is held on Detroit’s Belle Isle that brings together public and private communities and international attendance.
Frank Torre pictured right with Race Car Driver Helio Castroneves
Based in Michigan, Frank Torre is an entrepreneur with a history of successfully building and growing companies. Frank Torre currently serves as CEO of Signal Restoration Services, a national company that specializes in property loss restoration based in Troy, Michigan and founded in 1972. In 1992, Frank Torre also established Torre & Bruglio, Inc. Frank has since grown Torre & Bruglio into one of the state’s largest landscaping and horticultural contractors, with business both regionally and nationally. In 2000, Frank Torre established a golf course management company that provides maintenance to golf courses ranging from 18 holes to 36 holes PGA Tournament courses. Outside of his career, Frank Torre remains very active in the community. Frank Torre currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, part of the Detroit Medical Center. Frank Torre also supports Boys Hope and Girls Hope of Detroit with various philanthropic endeavors and activities.
Additionally, Frank Torre maintains a major role in the annual Detroit Grand Prix races, a staple of Detroit Culture.