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2007 Annual Report

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Hope on the Hill Donor

Hope on the Hill Donor Recognition Hope on the Hill Society The following reveals those donors whose cumulative giving has grown over the years to levels beginning at ,000. To them, Van Andel Institute extends our deep appreciation. You have helped us grow during our start-up years. Thank you. Founders Society million & above John and Nancy Batts Peter C. and Pat Cook Richard and Helen DeVos Ralph W. and Grace▲ Hauenstein Sidney J. Jansma, Jr. and Joanne▲ Jansma Fred and Lena Meijer Jay and Betty Van Andel Foundation Legacy Society 0,000 to 9,999 McCarty Cancer Foundation Leadership Society 0,000 to 9,999 David and Carol Van Andel Patrons Society 0,000 to 9,999 Fifth Third Bank Howard Miller Company Rockford Construction The Bernice Hansen Charitable Foundation John C. and Nancy G. Kennedy The Wege Foundation Huntington Bank Benefactors Society ,000 to ,999 Allied Mechanical Services, Inc. Amble Motorcycle Group Raymond and Alice Andrews James and Shirley Balk Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Carol Bylsma Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western MI, PC John and Marie Canepa The Currie Foundation Daniel and Pamella DeVos Lawrence and Nancy Erhardt Grand Valley State University Christian Helmus ▲ Hoffman Jewelers J.C. and Laurie Huizenga William and Beatrice Idema Mike and Sue Jandernoa Johan’s TriFest LaSalle Bank - West Michigan Robert J. and Cindy McCann Mark D. and Mary Beth Meijer The Meijer Foundation Meijer Inc. Merrill Lynch - The Veldheer, Long, Mackay, & Bernecker Group Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine Miller Johnson William W. and Sandi Nicholson RORDOR Foundation Fritz M. and Carol Rottman Darell and Mary Schregardus Secchia Family Foundation L. William and Sarah Seidman George Sietsema SMG Van Andel Arena John and Judy Spoelhof Foundation Richard and Pauline Stark Estate Steelcase Inc. Teazers Bar & Grille Universal Forest Products Inc. Stephen and Cynthia Van Andel George and Dot Vande Woude Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett Verizon Wireless Johan Visser ▲ Casey and Violet Wondergem Society of Hope - Deferred Gifts Philip and Shirley Battershall John and Nancy Batts Patrick and Janie Kelly Tim and Kim Long Jamie Mills George Sietsema Eva Sonneville Fred L. Tape John Van Fossen Hope on the Hill Donors Van Andel Institute’s Hope on the Hill donors include those who gave annual gifts or sponsored many of our successful events between January 1 and December 31, 2007. At the Institute, we hold the premise that EVERY dollar counts, EVERY dollar makes a difference, and EVERY donor is equally important and valued regardless of level of giving. Please accept our ongoing thanks. Grand Donors ,000 and above Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Blue Water Technologies Peter C. and Pat Cook Jerry and Karen DeBlaay Daniel and Pamella DeVos Dick and Betsy DeVos Richard and Helen DeVos Andrew Dykema Fifth Third Bank The Bernice Hansen Charitable Foundation Ralph W. and Grace▲ Hauenstein Hoffman Jewelers Howard Miller Company Huntington Bank Mike and Sue Jandernoa Sidney J. Jansma, Jr. John C. and Nancy G. Kennedy John and Nancy Kennedy Family Foundation LaSalle Bank - West Michigan Mark D. and Mary Beth Meijer The Meijer Foundation Merrill Lynch - The Veldheer, Long, Mackay, & Bernecker Group Michigan Elks Association Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine Rockford Construction Schering Plough Darell and Mary Schregardus Secchia Family Foundation The Seidman Family Foundation George Sietsema Richard and Pauline Stark Estate Universal Forest Products Inc. Dave and Carol Van Andel Dave and Carol Van Andel Foundation Ina June Vander Veer Verizon Wireless Patron Donors ,000 to ,999 97 LAV James and Shirley Balk Charles and Christine Boelkins The Bouma Corporation Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western MI, PC John and Marie Canepa The Chop House Crowe Chizek The Currie Foundation Douglas and Sandra Dekock Dwight Reed Memorial Golf Outing Ernst & Young LLP Grand Rapids Magazine Grand Valley State University Martin and Peggy Greydanus Grubb & Ellis | Paramount Commerce J.C. and Laurie Huizenga Hunt/Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. Earle S. and Kyle Irwin Leigh’s Tim and Kim Long Lord, Abbett, & Co. LLC Macatawa Bank Robert J. and Cindy McCann Metro Health Mills Benefit Group, LLC NAYA Bistro & Wine Bar Peter and Sheila Neydon Randall L. Phelps Plante & Moran, PLLC Dirk Hoffius Estate Planning Attorney, Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt and Howlett “People often say to me ‘We want to invest our estate gifts in organizations we know will remain strong long after we pass away. To us, strong endowments equate to a strong future.’ When I hear comments like that, I think of Van Andel Institute.” Preusser Jewelers Fritz M. and Carol Rottman Saint Mary’s Health Care SMG Van Andel Arena John and Judy Spoelhof Foundation Duwane A. and Sue Suwyn Michael and Michelle Van Dyke Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett Warner Norcross & Judd LLP West Side Beer Distributing Greg and Meg Willit WOOD TV X-Rite Bronze Donors ,500 to ,999 Accident Fund of Michigan Amerisure Insurance Applause Banquets & Catering Axios Incorporated Michelle and Kevin Bassett BDO Seidman, LLP Berends Hendricks Stuit Better Life Unlimited Marcia and Richard Bishop Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Broadmoor Products, Inc. James and Donna Brooks Jerry and Susan Callahan Christman Company Comerica Bank Davenport University Deloitte & Touche, LLP Dickinson Wright PLLC Paul and Mary Jo Drueke Ferris State University David G. and Judy Frey Grand Rapids Community College The Grand Rapids Press The Granger Group Great Lakes Computer Holland Community Hospital Ice Sculptures LTD Insignia Homes Robert and Paulette Israels Jewish Communal Fund The Jubilee Foundation Jim and Ginger Jurries Kathleen & Company Craig and Deb Kinney Donald and Elizabeth Klopcic KO Sports Van Andel Institute

Lake Michigan Credit Union Leo’s Marsh USA, Inc. Mc Shane & Bowie Meijer Inc. Henry and Mary Morley John and Barbara Myaard National City Bank Norris, Perne and French LLP John and Gail Nowak Price, Heneveld, Cooper, DeWitt & Litton LLP Progressive AE Root Lowell Manufacturing Co. William J. and Sally A. Rothwell Alan and Margaret Ryan Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge PC Spectrum Health Steelcase Inc. Wells Fargo N.A. West Michigan Science and Technology Initiative Charter Donors ,000 to ,499 Attallah and Mimi Amash James▲ and Marilyn Bambourough Bar Divani Frank D. and Judith Beltman Edward W. and Joan G. Berends Betz Industries David and Jill Bielema BioTechConnections.org/Gary and Sandra Burmeister Fred and Elaine Borgman John and Sharon Bouma Donald R. and Frances L. Buske Gaylen and Susan Byker Carol Bylsma Cascade Rental Jim and Jennifer Conner Dave and Karen Custer Robert and Katherine Daverman James and Joy DeBoer Bill and Terri DeBoer Jeff Dykehouse Bill and Diane Ehinger Ken and Frances Ellis James B. and Gail M. Fahner Feyen-Zylstra LLC Margaret H. Fondren Forest Hills Foods R. Jack and Mary Frick Dan and Lou Ann Gaydou Robert and Paula Geyer Elizabeth Gillett The Gilmore Collection Gene and Tubie Gilmore Gerald and Jane Girod Norma Girod Richard and Ethelyn L. Haworth Haworth Inc. Steve and Brenda Heacock John and Gwen Hibbard The Hip Pocket Phil T. Hoekstra Dirk C. and Victoria Hoffius Earl and Donnalee Holton Hope College David D.▲ and Marilyn Hunting Roberta L. Jones Paul and Diane M. Jones Joe and Elizabeth Junewick Fred and Linn Keller Kerkstra Precast, Inc. Lawrence and Anne Kloth L & V Development Lacks Enterprises, Inc. Leelanau Cellars Bill and Sharon Lettinga Ray and Nancy Loeschner Charles W. Loosemore Foundation Gary and Vicky Ludema Leonard and Marjorie Maas Materials Testing Consultants Hank and Liesel Meijer Jack H. Miller Miller Johnson Mark and Elizabeth Murray Paul Nickodemus Mark and Judy Olesnavage Donald and Ann Parfet Family Foundation The Peninsular Club Charles J. and Nancy J. Poquette Edgar & Elsa Prince Foundation Drake Quinn Family Foundation Regal Limousine Service Carl and Francesca Rehnborg James and Christine Resau RORDOR Foundation Alywn and Chris Rougier-Chapman Chuck and Stella Royce Jacquolyn Sawyer Roger and Kathleen Schiefler Joel Schoon Tanis Audre Seale Budge and Marilyn Sherwood Brent and Diane Slay David Smith and Peggy Child Smith James and Jacquelyn G. Sobieraj Thomas L. and Mary L. Stuit Russel and Jean Swaney Bill and Sally Swets Marilyn Titche Steven and Laura Triezenberg Two Chicks and an Oven Dan and Ann Marie Van Eerden John Van Fossen Gordon and Mary Van Harn Gordon and Margaret Van Wylen George and Dot Vande Woude Stuart and Nelleke Vander Heide Theodore S. and Joan A. Vanderveen David and Tillie VanderVeen Lewis and Norma VanKuiken Kathleen and Phil Vogelsang Dan Vos James C. and Sue Williams Carolyn W. and Lawrence Witt Tim and Kris Wondergem Michelle Van Dyke Regional President, Fifth Third Bank Michigan | President and CEO, Fifth Third Bank Western Michigan Partners in Hope 0 to 9 William Alt R. Tony and Kathleen Asselta Guy S. Bailey Robert P. and Valerie Bernecker Grace Bouwman Bradford Company Cascade Engineering, Inc. Ken Coryell Wayne Coryell Bert and Lindy Crandell Dori Drayton Nicholas and Susan Duesbery James and Kathy Dunlap Mark and Anne Elve John and Marcia D. Evans Mat and Jennifer Fahrenkrug John Fitch Funny Business Agency, Inc. Goodwill Industries John and Liga Greenfield Sheryl Haverkate Days Inn Hotel Bill Hazard Stephanie L. Hehl Dan and Diane Hickey Hoe Down Hoggs 4H Hospice of Michigan - Greater Grand Rapids Johan’s Trifest Carol Karr Kevin Paul and Mid Life Crisis Philip and Lillian Koning Nicholas and Gloria Kroeze Pamela Luetkemeyer Lukens Family Foundation William S. and Amy M. Mackay John and Suzanne MacKeigan Michigan Community Blood Centers Monica’s Best Gourmet Cookies Pam and Mike Murray Jeffrey R. and Erin M. Needham Mike and Bette Oostendorp Oliver and Donna Owens Seymour K. and Esther Padnos Mark and Dianne Peters Pine Rest Foundation Pioneer Construction Priority Health Norman and Janet Pylman John and Therese Rowerdink Janice Talen Thompson Remodeling, Inc. Roger Tjoelker Nancy Van Andel William D. and Yvonne H. Van Ee James D. and Maryanne Veldheer Craig P. and Tara Webb Richard A. and Diane R. Wendt Gretchen White Bart and Wendy Williams Friends of the Institute - 9 Dave and Lee Ann Abel Vincent A. and Mary M. Ackerman AD Bos Vending Services Art and Lisa Alberts Tom and Jean Almy Alticor Inc. Peter and Lilah Ambrosi Sandra Ames Catherine Amodeo Heather Anderson Larry and Nancy Andreano James E. and Francene M. Angers Applied Imaging Leann Arkema Jeff Asfour Robert Atkinson Charles F. and Jane S. Aylsworth Philip J. and Joanne L. Baker Steven G. and Marguerite H. Baker John, Evie, and Tommie Barfuss Thomas and Tamara Barney Duane Bartee Bret Bartee Dick Bartulis Jean Bassett Chris L. and Brenda Bauchan Guy Beck Brian Beckett Don Beenen Donald E. and Eunice L. Berry Mike and Donna Bieker Biggby Coffee George Bischoff Ron Blair Charles M. and Patricia A. Bloom Kimberly Joy Bode James and Priscilla Boike William M. and Donna G. Boorstein William J. and Judith L. Booth VAI Donor Recognition “Hope is the most special gift we can give to the people around us, in our close circles, our neighborhoods, and our world. And believe me when I say there is a lot of hope being generated at Van Andel Institute. That is why Fifth Third Bank is proud to be title sponsor of the Van Andel Institute Celebration of Hope for the seventh year in a row. As the bank of the community, Fifth Third Bank donates millions of dollars each year to enrich the lives of people in the communities we serve. Unfortunately, cancer and Parkinson disease touch so many people in our communities. We view Van Andel Institute as a critical link in connecting our dollars to community needs.” www.vai.org 41

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