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2020 Fall/Winter Highlights of Hope

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EVENTS VAI Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Cancer Research Trends This public lecture took place at Van Andel Institute in March 2020, prior to state physical distancing guidelines developed in response to COVID-19, and featured insights from Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Peter A. Jones. In his presentation, Dr. Jones — an internationally recognized cancer expert — presented the latest trends in cancer research and provided attendees with a broad view of what research and treatment may look like in the future. (STARTING AT THE TOP LEFT, GOING CLOCKWISE) ATTENDEES ASK QUESTIONS FOLLOWING THE PRESENTATIONS; VICKY LUDEMA & GUESTS TAKE PART IN COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH OFFERINGS; DR. PETER A. JONES; STEVE OZINGA WELCOMES GUESTS IN TOMATIS AUDITORIUM 14 | VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE HIGHLIGHTS OF HOPE

Board of Governors Dinner Van Andel Institute’s annual Board of Governors Dinner went virtual for 2020. Specially selected Cooper’s Hawk wine and mini Bundt cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes were available for members of the Institute’s Board of Governors to enjoy from the comfort of their homes while hearing the latest updates from VAI. The evening featured presentations by Chairman and CEO David Van Andel and Carol Van Andel, Executive Director of the David and Carol Van Andel Family Foundation; Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Peter A. Jones; and Chief Education Officer Terra Tarango. (STARTING AT THE TOP LEFT, GOING CLOCKWISE) KATHY & PHIL VOGELSANG; GEORGE & MISSY SHARPE; MISSY SHARPE PICKS UP COMPLIMENTARY MINI BUNDT CAKES PRIOR TO THE EVENING; PICKUP STATION AT COOPER’S HAWK WINERY & RESTAURANT IN KENTWOOD, MICHIGAN.; VICKY LUDEMA PICKS UP COOPER’S HAWK WINE PROVIDED TO GUESTS PRIOR TO FESTIVITIES VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE HIGHLIGHTS OF HOPE | 15

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