Howard & Howard Continues 150th Anniversary Celebration with Donations to Merit School of Music and the Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation

ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 3, 2019 – Royal Oak, Michigan-based Howard & Howard has donated to both the Merit School of Music and the Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation (FHSR) as part of a year-long charitable campaign involving all the Firm’s offices and their respective communities. The gift was announced at a reception held at Howard & Howard’s Chicago location on August 28. Each organization received $12,500.

To mark its 150th anniversary, the firm will continue to make donations totaling $150,000 this year to various community and charitable groups in Illinois, Michigan, and Nevada.

About Merit School of Music:

Merit School of Music is dedicated to helping young people transform their lives by removing barriers to a high-quality music education, with nearly 70 percent of students benefitting from need-based financial aid and low-cost instrument rental. Merit enables motivated students, regardless of economic circumstance, to develop their talent and to use music as a springboard for achieving their full personal potential, with virtually 100 percent of our conservatory graduates going on to college or university. Learn more at

About Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation:

The Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation (FHSR) is a private non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all children affected by hearing and communication disorders through support, education, and advocacy. Since its founding in 1958, the organization has become an indispensable voice and source of services in the Midwest region for parents and professionals seeking help for children who are suffering and marginalized with hearing and communication disorders.  Early intervention, medical attention, educational and support services are critical needs that FHSR has supported for almost 60 years. More information at

About Howard & Howard:  

Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. With more than 160 attorneys, the firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak), Illinois (Chicago and Peoria), Las Vegas, Nevada, and Los Angeles, California.  For more information, please visit

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