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Winterfest Celebration

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm EST - 10:00 pm EST

Registration for Winterfest is now closed, as the event has sold out. 

Help support Parkinson’s research by joining us for an evening of delicious food, delectable wine and cocktails, and bid on amazing packages during our auction! All proceeds from Winterfest benefit our team of incredible scientists here in West Michigan.

Smart casual attire is suggested. Complimentary valet parking will be available at both club entrances. 

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5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: VIP Reception featuring light butler passed appetizers and cocktails

5:50 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: VIP Reception remarks

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Guest arrival & food stations open

Entertainment by DJ AB

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Evening program

Opening Remarks 

Dave Van Andel Chairman & CEO, Van Andel Institute

Video Presentation

Lena BrundinAssociate Professor, Center for Neurodegenerative Science

Viviane LabrieAssistant Professor, Center for Neurodegenerative Science

Tony Gates & Michelle McKormick emcee the paddle raise

7:35 p.m.: Live auction for BD’s BBQ Package

8:00 p.m.: Raffle drawing

8:30 p.m.: Silent auction closes

8:30 p.m.: Food stations close

10:00 p.m.: Photo booth closes, AB ends final DJ set & event ends

Event Co-Chairs

Mark & Jen Bugge

George & Missy Sharpe

Event Committee

Robert Barcelona

Ken Komejan

Sally Murdock

Matt Osterhaven

Ron Rutkowski

Geoff & LeeAnne Widlak

Donated by Allison Burr
Haircut and color.
Value – $65

Donated by Annabelle Noel
Design Basket featuring Gardening.
Value – $50

Donated by Annabelle Noel
Design Basket featuring Kid Art.
Value – $50

Donated by Balanced Health Chiropractic Center and Real Food Café
“Day out” package including two massage certificates and a $50 gift card to Real Food Café.
Value – $460

Donated by Barracks 616
Shooting package for two. One-hour range time, ammo, eye and ear protection included.
Value – $80

Donated by Bengtson Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery
Basket including Botox and Skin Care Treatment.
Value – $518

Donated by Debbie B. Martilotta
3 sessions with personal trainer.
Value – $90

Donated by Divani
Three course chef’s dinner for two.
Value – $580

Donated by Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse
One month unlimited membership.
Value – $109

Donated by Gina’s Boutique
Purse and “Sip-N-Shop” Party. A private shopping night with wine, snacks and discounted items. Includes $100 San Chez Bistro gift card.
Value – $200

Donated by The Grand Rapids Griffins
Griffins Package including four vouchers to any 2019–2020 regular season game and Griffins merchandise.
Value – $100

Donated by Hotel Walloon
One-night stay in a Lakeside King or Double Queen guest room.
Value – $675

Donated by iHeart Media
Birthday Bash VIP Package for four including a private table, parking passes, souvenir shirts, personalized lanyards and badges, and meet and great with an artist (TBD).
Value – $780

Donated by Jason Hanson
Detroit Lions helmet signed by Jason Hanson
Value – $105

Donated by Jason Hanson
Detroit Lions jersey signed by Jason Hanson (Men’s L, Blue).
Value – $150

Donated by Jason Hanson
Detroit Lions jersey signed by Jason Hanson (Men’s L, White).
Value – $150

Donated by Kirk Gibson
Baseball signed by Kirk Gibson.
Value – $150

Donated by KNIT it
Swaddelini — one small and one large thermal bamboo baby swaddle, made in Grand Rapids.
Value – $100

Donated by Lee and Birch
Scarf, earrings and a $25 gift card.
Value – $75

Donated by Leigh’s and The Chop House
“Treat yourself day” including a $250 Leigh’s gift card and a $100 gift card to The Chop House.
Value – $350

Donated by Lindsay Benedict
Four Park Hopper tickets to Disney World in Orlando, FL. Expires November 2019.
Value – $756

Donated by Mars, Incorporated
#18 Kyle Busch M&M’s® Chocolate Bar NASCAR car door.
Value – $350

Donated by Martha’s Vineyard
Box of six select wines.
Value – $TBD

Donated by Modern Day Floral and Nothing Bundt Cakes
Four exquisite floral designs and 10″ decorated cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes for a special occasion.
Value – $125

Donated by RedWater Restaurant Group
Four rounds of golf at Watermark, StoneWater, Thousand Oaks or Sunnybrook and a $50 RedWater Restaurant Group gift card.
Value – $366

Donated by Renewal Skin Spa
Salt Facial and Hand Paraffin Treatment.
Value – $250

Donated by Rishi’s International Beverage
Four bottles of select wine.
Value – $150

Donated by The SHARPE Collection
Bay Harbor weekend getaway and The SHARPE Collection lease including $250 Vintage Chophouse and Wine Bar gift card.
Value – $1,500

Donated by The SHARPE Collection
The SHARPE Collection Pedal Car.
Value – $150

Donated by The Sharpe Family
Baseball bat signed by Al Kaline and Sparky Anderson.
Value – priceless

Donated by The Sharpe Family
Four 2019 Notre Dame football game tickets and parking pass to Notre Dame vs. Virginia on Sept. 28, 2019.
Value – $TBD

Donated by Simply Organic
Simply Organic Manicure and Pedicure.
Value – $95

Donated by Slows Bar BQ
$500 catering credit for your next event including his and hers Slows T-Shirts.
Value – $500

Donated by Suburban Landscapes
Steel frame bench with Oak plank.
Value – $1,500

Steel frame bench with live edge Redwood plank.
Value – $1,500

Steel frame bench with live edge Redwood plank.
Value – $1,500

Donated by B.D.’s BBQ
Catered dinner for 30.
Value – $1,500

Donated by Preusser Jewelers
Ring designed by Frank Reubel containing a trillion cut tanzanite which is accented by diamonds.
Value – $4,100

Atwater Brewery GR — White Chicken Chili: Slow cooked chicken and white beans topped with scallions. Served with bread points.

Pork Carnita: One taco with slow roasted pulled pork, shredded cheddar, sautéed onions, slaw, scallions and VJP BBQ sauce.

B.D.’s BBQ — Texas Beef Brisket, Pit-master Pulled Pork, Mamma’s Fabulous Five Cheese Mac & Cheese and Mamma’s Three Meat Baked Beans

The Chop House — Lobster Bisque and Mini Dessert Pastries

Divani — Quinoa salad with shrimp.

Belgian dark chocolate truffles.

Nothing Bundt Cakes — Bundtinis: Chocolate Chocolate Chip, White Chocolate Raspberry, Lemon, Red Velvet, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Reds at Thousand Oaks — Grilled avocado tart: Mexican street corn salsa, cotija cheese, chipotle aioli. Kung Pao cauliflower: pan fried cauliflower, green onions, peanuts and sriracha.

San Chez Bistro — Herbed goat cheese, sweet and spicy poached butter shrimp, and grilled chicken and chorizo with cumin aioli

Slows Bar BQ — Smoked Pulled Pork and Slows Mac-n-Cheese.

Vintage Prime & Seafood — Seafood Cakes: Lobster and king crab cakes with lemon chive aioli and arugula.

Truffle Mac: Orecchiette pasta with rich truffle cheese blend and toasted bread crumbs.

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

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February 21, 2019
6:00 pm EST - 10:00 pm EST
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