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Calvin Business Partners Award Luncheon

Calvin College and the Calvin Center for Innovation in Business invite you to the fourth annual luncheon celebrating and honoring businesses and individuals who have served as partners to create outstanding learning opportunities for students.

Tickets are $30/person. Reserve your seat by Friday, September 11, 2015.

Keynote speaker

Tracy Brower, author of Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to WorkWe are excited to announce Tracy Brower, PhD, Global VP of Workplace Vitality at Mars Drinks.

Topic: Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work!

Speaker: Tracy Brower, PhD, Global VP of Workplace Vitality at Mars Drinks

Biography: Tracy Brower is an expert in organizational effectiveness and the sociology of work. She will be sharing with us a vision of how weaving work-life supports into the fabric of your organizational culture can help you attract, engage and retain great talent that will help you achieve your desired results. In addition to being a widely published author and sought-after speaker, Tracy is currently the Global VP of Workplace Vitality at Mars Drinks.

2015 Award recipients

This year, the Calvin Center for Innovation in Business will honor four outstanding partners for their continued commitment to Calvin's business program. This years award winners are:

2015 Outstanding Corporate Partner

Plante Moran

2015 Outstanding Partners

Tom Nobel, Baruch Senior Ministries
Amy Ruis, Art of the Table and Aperitivo
Lori Feenstra and Cindy Wolffis, Calvin College

Event sponsors

Superior Seafoods Co.

Table sponsors

  • Applied Imaging
  • Alliance Home Health Care Services, Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Chemical Bank
  • Ed DeVries Properties
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Gentex
  • Kent Companies
  • Macatawa Bank
  • Old National Bank
  • Rockford Construction
  • Vibration Research
  • Weather Shield
  • West Michigan Community Bank
Sponsorship opportunities

To become a sponsor of the Calvin Annual Business Partners Awards Luncheon, please contact Rick Treur for more information about sponsoring this event.

The 2015 Calvin Business Partners Awards Luncheon is hosted by the Calvin Annual Fund and the Calvin Center for Innovation in Business.



  • Prince Conference Center
  • 1800 E. Beltline Ave SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • 49546
September 2015
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