Freshly rolled cigars and a beautiful fall night featuring an outdoor oasis were two highlights for guests at the 2012 Automation Alley Annual Gala at the Heritage Center. The annual black-tie gala is one of Southeast Michigan’s most prestigious events honoring technology organizations and their leaders. The GM Heritage Center was an event sponsor. Speakers included Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive and Debbie Stabenow, US Senator (D).