United Way Torch

Downtown Detroit, MI 

Lighting Designer: IBI Group

Product Used: Acolyte RGB NeonLyte

Acolyte’s Neonlyte 4.4 watt RGB was used to wrap the United Way flame on top of the torch that stands almost 60 feet above downtown Detroit. For the first time, the torch was lit without gas. Instead, it was lit with LED lights. The lighting of the United Way torch kicks off the 2015-16 Community Giving Campaign was held at dawn on September 21, 2015 and was attended by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, GM President Dan Ammann and newly appointed United Way President Dr. Herman Gray.  It symbolizes hope and dedication, and is a tribute to the generosity of those who live in Detroit.

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