NON PROFIT ORG US POSTAGE PAID GRAND RAPIDS, MI PERMIT NO 1316 333 Bostwick Avenue NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Upcoming Events Van Andel Institute fundraisers offer a great atmosphere in which to enjoy spectacular food, entertainment and unique experiences. Whether you attend an event, become a sponsor, or host your own fundraiser, you’ll have fun while supporting a great cause. Visit www.vai.org or call 616.234.5712 for more information! LEARN CELEBRATE ADVOCATE 10.31.13 LEARN CELEBRATE ADVOCATE 11.13.13 October 26, 2013 Hockey Fights Cancer Night at the Detroit Red Wings Van Andel Institute and the Detroit Red Wings are partnering for a unique night of hockey and cancer awareness. Tickets are 0 and a portion of the ticket sales goes to Van Andel Institute. Visit www. DetroitRedWings.com/hockeyfightscancer – promo code: “PURPLE” October 31, 2013 Breast Cancer Luncheon: Troy Van Andel Institute presents its inaugural Breast Cancer Luncheon in Troy, Michigan, focusing on leading advances in breast cancer research to celebrate breast cancer survivors and inspire women to become personal health advocates. November 13, 2013 Breast Cancer Luncheon: Grand Rapids The second annual Breast Cancer Luncheon in Grand Rapids will focus on leading advances in breast cancer research, celebrate breast cancer survivors and also inspire women to take ownership and become personal health advocates. Around the World VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE CELEBRATION November 15, 2013 Around the World Sample cuisine from around the globe and taste more than 50 wines at the Gallery at Bar Divani. Proceeds from this event, hosted by the J-Board Ambassadors, benefit research at Van Andel Institute. February 27, 2014 Winterfest The ninth annual Winterfest Celebration features gourmet cuisine prepared by chefs from the finest restaurants in Grand Rapids. Join us for this unique opportunity to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s disease research. March 7, 2014 Grand Rapids Griffins Purple Community Game Join Purple Community and the Grand Rapids Griffins for the 2014 Purple Community Game! The game is a great way to spread the word about Purple Community and encourage people to join the fight against cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Ticket information to follow.