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December 2018

Van Andel Institute Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Parkinson’s Disease

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Complimentary valet parking will be available at the main entrance of VAI. Van Andel Institute (VAI) invites you to join us for the first event in our Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Parkinson’s Disease on Dec. 13, 2018. This informative event will feature presentations and a Q&A session with Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists who are focused on the development of new treatments that slow or stop the progression of Parkinson’s. In October, VARI scientists published a groundbreaking…

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February 2019

Winterfest Celebration

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cascade Hills Country Club, 3725 Cascade Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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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 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: VIP Reception featuring light butler passed appetizers and cocktails 5:50 p.m. –…

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April 2019

Consumers Credit Union Purple Community 5K

April 27, 2019
Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Join us for the fifth annual Consumers Credit Union Purple Community 5K on Saturday, April 27, 2019! 100 percent of the proceeds from this event will benefit cancer, Parkinson’s and other disease research at Van Andel Institute.

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June 2019

9th Annual Around the World®

June 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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When warm weather returns to Michigan there’s no better place to be than outside enjoying fine wine, craft beer and global cuisine with good friends. Celebrate the beauty of the spring season and join Van Andel Institute’s JBoard Ambassadors at Around the World. Enjoy an impressive tasting menu, featuring selections from artisan wineries and some of Michigan’s best craft beer purveyors, while sampling globally-influenced small plates and appetizers. AB will provide live entertainment throughout the evening. All proceeds from Around…

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October 2019

42nd Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 13, 2019
Grant Park, 337 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Running a marathon is an incredible undertaking in and of itself and requires a tremendous amount of physical and mental endurance and motivation. Why not give yourself an added boost of motivation by running in honor or memory of someone in your life that who has faced a cancer or Parkinson’s disease journey? When you sign up to run with Purple Community Team Hope on behalf of Van Andel Institute (VAI), we will be with you every step of the way! You…

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July 2020

Origins of Cancer

July 22, 2020 @ 7:00 am
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An event every year that begins at 7:00am on day 22 of July, repeating indefinitely

Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Origins of Cancer is a one-day symposium that brings together scientists and medical professionals from around the country to discuss the latest cancer research. The 2016 theme is Exploring Tumor Complexity, which will highlight research on metastases, tumor evolution and transcription.

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