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2014 Winter Highlights of Hope

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Highlights of Hope / Winter 2014 024 Thank You to Our Event Sponsors! Couture for a Cure Title Sponsor Amway Presented by Leigh’s VIP Sponsor Jamie R. Mills, Mills Benefit Group, A Lighthouse Company Vintage Sponsor Lennon Media Management, LLC Hair Stylist Sponsor The Crown Jewel Salon and Spa Restaurant Sponsors Eurest CityS en _ Lounge Media Sponsors Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Channel 95.7 FM The River 100.5 Runway Sponsors Scott Christopher Homes Todd Wenzel Buick GMC Chuck and Christine Boelkins Love and Valeda Collins Jana Hall Paul and Sheryl Haverkate Mike and Sue Jandernoa Al and Robin Koop Brad and Leslie Nelson/Genesis Media Services Steve Van Andel David and Anne-Lise Whitescarver Kathleen Ellsworth, DDS. PC The Grand Rapids Press Regal Investment Advisors In-Kind Sponsors Expression Rings of Hope Rita Girls Mobile Bakery Artistry Bar Divani Blue Water Technologies Laura Mercier Modern Day Floral Cynthia Rose Leigh’s Hope on the Hill Title Sponsor Fifth Third Private Bank Entertainment Sponsor The Veldheer, Long, Mackay & Bernecker Group of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management VIP Party Sponsors GR Outdoor Fred L. Hansen Corp. Lighthouse Insurance Group Jamie R. Mills, Mills Benefit Group Preusser Jewelers Diamond Sponsors Mike and Sue Jandernoa John and Nancy Kennedy Warner Norcross and Judd LLP Platinum Sponsors Bill and Amy Bennett/Otterbase, Inc. Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation Great Lakes Scrip Center, LLC Howard Miller Gold Sponsors Chuck and Christine Boelkins CARNEVALE Huizenga Group Robin and Al Koop Foundation Wolverine Worldwide Silver Sponsors Aquinas College Barnes and Thornburg Peter C. and Emajean Cook Foundation Davenport University Doug and Maria DeVos Foundation Fairly Painless Advertising Grand Valley State University Granger Group Gary and Vicky Ludema Meijer MLive Media Norris Perne and French LLP Pitsch Companies Rowerdink, Inc. The Peter F. Secchia Family Robert and Susan Stafford US Bank Varnum Bronze Sponsors Aon BDO USA LLP Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance Agency Blue Cross Blue Shield of West Michigan Bruce Heys Builders Calvin College Cancer and Hematology Centers of West Michigan Colliers International Love and Valeda Collins Crowe Horwathe Custer, Inc. Deloitte DK Security Eenhoorn LLC Ellis Parking Company, Inc. Ernst and Young Ferris Coffee and Nut Martin and Peggy Greydanus GUTS Branding Jana Hall Hansen Balk Steel Treating Co. Hope College Helen J. and Allen I. Hunting Family Foundation The I.C.N. Foundation Craig and Debra Kinney Lake Michigan Credit Union Lambert, Edwards & Associates Jeannine and Ray Lanning Law Weathers Metro Health Hospital Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Pioneer Construction PNC Bank Quality Air Service, Inc. Scott Christopher Homes The Sharpe Collection of Automobiles Spectrum Health Steelcase Universal Forest Products Inc. Larry and Marsha Veenstra, State Farm Insurance Veolia Energy Grand Rapids, LLC Visual Entities Jim and Sue Williams Wells Fargo Bank Copper Sponsors Cornerstone University Garden of Opportunity Alfresco Landscapes Romence Gardens Restaurant Sponsors Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Bar Divani The Chop House CityS en _ Lounge Eurest The Gilmore Collection Leo’s One Trick Pony San Chez Bistro and Café Twisted Rooster In-Kind Sponsors Bluewater Technologies Cascade Rental Channel 95.7 and 100.5 The River Cumulus Media Ice Sculptures LTD Modern Day Floral Special Events Rental Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Breast Cancer Luncheon Grand Rapids Platinum Sponsor Scott Christopher Homes Gold Sponsors Jamie R. Mills, Mills Benefit Group Lighthouse Insurance Group Silver Sponsors Chuck and Christine Boelkins Jana Hall Love and Valeda Collins Leigh’s Rize Pitsch Companies In-Kind Sponsors Channel 95.7 FM The River 100.5 Breast Cancer Luncheon Troy Gold Sponsors Jamie R. Mills, Mills Benefit Group Lighthouse Group Olympia Entertainment Detroit Red Wings Somerset Inn Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. Silver Sponsors Rize Pitsch Companies Around the World Haute Cuisine Sponsors Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC Jana Hall Fine Wine Sponsors Scott and Heidi Campbell Mark and Jennifer Ellis Andy and Christina Keller Mike and Rachel Mraz Aaron and Amanda Wong Food & Beverage Sponsor Bar Divani In-Kind Sponsors Channel 95.7 FM The River 100.5 Host The Harris Building

Smart Cancer Research: Van Andel Institute Receives National Media Attention Van Andel Institute (VAI) started 2014 with great news: the organization was featured on the national news website, Barron’s, known for its financial and investment insight. The story on Van Andel Institute quoted David and Carol Van Andel, highlighted the Institute’s groundbreaking biomedical research, entrepreneurial spirit and mission. “It reinforces that there is nation-wide interest in the innovative biomedical research and science education initiatives we have at Van Andel Institute,” said David Van Andel, Chairman and CEO of Van Andel Institute. David Van Andel described the typically long lead time and significant investment to bring a new drug to market and shared the Institute’s focus on translational research. The article also cites David and Carol Van Andel’s passion to provide improved treatments to patients based on their personal experiences. View the article in its entirety at “This organization is being led by two people who have heard the devastating words ‘you have cancer.’ It’s that personal element that we know well,” said Carol Van Andel. Monday, May 19, 2014 | 11:00 am Visit or call 616.234.5712 for more information. Proceeds from this event benefit disease research and science education at Van Andel Institute. 025

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