Winterfest Celebration

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Winterfest Celebration

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please, join us on Thursday, February 21, 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.

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


Registration   Sponsorship   Event Impact

Evening Agenda

Event Committee

Silent Auction

Restaurant Menus


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

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

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

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 White
Value – $150

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

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

B.D.’s BBQ

Texas Beef Brisket

Pit-master Pulled Pork

Mamma’s Fabulous Five Cheese Mac & Cheese

Mamma’s Three Meat Baked Beans

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

Crystal Sponsors

Snowflake Sponsors

Winter Sponsors

Restaurant Sponsors


February 21
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cascade Hills Country Club
3725 Cascade Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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