Winterfest Celebration

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Winterfest Celebration

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please, join us on Thursday, February 22, for an evening of culinary delights, delectable wine and cocktails, and a chance to bid on amazing silent and live auction packages, all for an incredible cause — supporting Van Andel Institute’s life-changing Parkinson’s disease research.


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Preusser Jewelers Raffle Item

Auction Packages

Event Agenda

Host Committee


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Preusser Jewelers has kindly donated a ladies 14KT white gold pendant featuring a vibrant deep red square ruby, which is just over 1 ½ carats. The ruby is surrounded by a halo of brilliant cut round diamonds, which are just shy of ½ carats. They make the ruby seem even brighter! It is suspended on a 14KT white gold rollo styled chain that can be worn at 16 or 18 inches, making the versatility of this pendant even better! Valued at $5,700, 100% of the proceeds from Winterfest will go directly to Parkinson’s research in the Institute’s Center for Neurodegenerative Science.






BDs BBQ/Sobies Meats
Enjoy private catering for up to 30 guests. Value $2,000

Frederick Meijer Garden’s Sculpture Park
Explore Frederick Meijer Garden’s with 6 admission passes and tram ride tickets, and a family membership package. Value $201

Love’s Ice Cream
Take home 2 $50 gift cards. Value $100

Nothing Bundt Cakes
Gift certificate for a decorated tiered cake. Value $65

Renewal Skin Spa
Enjoy some “me time” with 2 Renewal Skin Spa’s hydrafacials. Value $300

6:00 – 7:00 pm
Guest arrival
Food stations open
Live entertainment by AB

7:00 – 7:30 pm
Remarks by David Van Andel
Remarks by Dr. Patrik Brundin
Video presentation featuring Parkinson’s advocate David Bronkema

7:20 pm
Paddle raise with Tony Gates & Michelle McKormick                     

8:00 pm
Raffle drawing for the gorgeous Preusser Jewelers necklace

8:30 pm
Silent auction ends
Food stations close
Photo booth is open
Live entertainment by AB

10:00 pm
Event ends

George & Melissa Sharpe – Co-Chairs
Mark & Jen Bugge – Co-Chairs
Sally Murdock
Matt Osterhaven
Ron Rutkowski
Geoff & LeeAnne Widlak

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

Diamond Sponsor

Crystal Sponsors

Snowflake Sponsors

Winter Sponsors

Restaurant Sponsors


February 22
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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