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2014 Fall Highlights of Hope

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FALL 2014 VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE’S HIGHLIGHTSof HOPE ® 9TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION Winterfest 2014, co-chaired by Blair and George Sharpe, raised more than 0,000 for Parkinson’s disease research. The evening featured remarks by David Van Andel, chairman and CEO of Van Andel Institute, and Dr. Patrik Brundin, VARI associate director of research, professor and director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Science. Guests were treated to food stations from nine premier Grand Rapids restaurants and an exciting live auction emceed by Tony Gates and Michelle McKormick. Thank you to our title sponsor Warner Norcross & Judd for their support. Join us for the 10th annual Winterfest celebration on February 19, 2015! 8 | Van Andel Institute Highlights of Hope

CAROL VAN ANDEL ® DINNER & AWARD PRESENTATION The second annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence dinner and award presentation, hosted by Carol Van Andel and the VAI Board of Governors, honored the efforts of WOTV 4’s Maranda and Bella Fiorenzo, Mariah Otolski, Sydney Vinton and Allie Wittenbach, four students from Forest Hills Central High School who raised more than 0,000 to benefit the Institute’s research initiatives. The award recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Institute through volunteer service, philanthropy, special event support, innovation or scientific support. Van Andel Institute Highlights of Hope | 9

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