Building Hope | 2018


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Building Hope | 2018

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

You are invited to step back in time and tour a piece of West Michigan’s history. Dating back to 1860, the Fisher House, was once home to affluent land developer, A.W. Fisher, and lived several lives in the 1900s as a girl’s school, music school and funeral home. After being vacant for a number of years, local designer and owner of JEFFERY ROBERTS DESIGN, Jeffery Roberts, purchased and restored Fisher House — resulting in a breathtaking Grand Rapids home.

Plan to expect the unexpected during this exclusive evening that will feature a guided tour of the house and its history, a strolling dinner, cocktails and live entertainment by AB. Guests will also get a glimpse at the recently launched JEFFERY ROBERTS Furniture Collection.

After 30 years of creating custom works, Jeffery Roberts’ self-titled collection is at long last coming to market. Inspired by a lifetime assortment of found or observed objects — rare, forgotten finds discovered in corners of nature, industry and architecture — the JEFFERY ROBERTS Furniture Collection pulls details from life. The color of a sparrow’s feather. The twist of a hand-carved chair leg. The ornate moldings of generations past. These seemingly insignificant elements are now given purpose in a larger story.

All proceeds from Building Hope support Van Andel Institute’s biomedical research and science education initiatives.

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Complimentary valet available. Party chic attire suggested. Ladies, please leave the heels at home.

Building Hope Hosting Committee

Jeffery Roberts

Ruby Chaise

Therese Rowerdink

Susan Stafford

Online registration has been closed. Tickets will be available on-site at the event. 


Contact Sarah Rollman at 616.234.5712 or via email for more information.

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September 20, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Jeffery Roberts Design
330 Eastern Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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