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25th Anniversary Highlights of Hope

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This is the 25th anniversary edition of Highlights of Hope, published in Fall 2021.

Winterfest Celebration

Winterfest Celebration First held in 2005, Winterfest Celebration is an annual wintertime extravaganza featuring culinary creations, delectable drinks and exceptional entertainment, all to support VAI’s groundbreaking Parkinson’s disease research. One of the Institute’s most popular events, Winterfest has raised more than .5 million in its history. VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE | 25 YEARS (CLOCKWISE, STARTING AT TOP) DAVID & CAROL VAN ANDEL, 2008; DR. PATRIK BRUNDIN, 2017; GEORGE JR. & MISSY SHARPE & CAROL & DAVID VAN ANDEL, 2020; WINTERFEST GUESTS IN FEB. 2020; BRIAN VANDER ARK OF THE VERVE PIPE, 2021; DAVID VAN ANDEL, 2017; CHRIS & JIM RESAU & TED VECCHIO, 2008 16 2005 – 2021

Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Dinner & Award Presentation The Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to VAI’s mission through service and philanthropy. First presented in 2013, this annual award celebrates the extraordinary efforts of philanthropists, volunteers and advocates, whose undeniable generosity and determination support the Institute’s ability to improve the health and enhance the lives of current and future generations. The list of all award winners can be found on page 34. (CLOCKWISE, STARTING AT TOP) AWARDS PRESENTATION, 2018; DAVID & CAROL VAN ANDEL, 2017; SARAH ROLLMAN, CHRISTINE BOELKINS, CAROL VAN ANDEL & VICKY LUDEMA, 2013; INAUGURAL AWARDS FROM 2013; JERRY DEBLAAY, CAROL VAN ANDEL & KAREN DEBLAAY, 2019; CAROL VAN ANDEL PRESENTS THE 2021 AWARDS VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE | 25 YEARS 2013 – 2021 17

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