Foundation event honors retired judge

It will be a “diamond jubilee” birthday celebration Thursday, Jan. 28, for retired Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Edward Sosnick.

The RESTORE Foundation will host the event on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Eddie Merlot’s restaurant in Bloomfield Hills.

Sosnick, who turned 75 last month, served on the circuit court bench for 24 years, and is RESTORE’s executive director. 

The foundation exists to assist the county in providing services through its juvenile and adult drug courts. While on the bench, Sosnick presided over the juvenile drug court program.

Suggested minimum donations are $75 and may be obtained by contacting Barb Bloedow at 248.798.-8956 or

Proceeds will help support the drug court programs in Oakland County.