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  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • 7:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Off Campus
  • 75.00

Kick off Homecoming 2016 in style at the second annual Maroon and Gold Gala!

Surrounded by the unmatched energy of ArtPrize’s opening weekend, we’ll bid on unique items in a silent auction, honor this year’s alumni award winners and enjoy the company of Calvin friends. All proceeds will support the Maroon & Gold Scholarship Fund.

Your registration includes Hors d’ oeuvres and drinks.

Dress is formal. Maroon and gold encouraged—get inspired by our Maroon & Gold Gala Pinterest board. Valet parking is available at the Pearl Street entrance to McKay Tower.


7:30 p.m. Doors open

Drinks, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and silent auction

8:30 p.m. Alumni awards

Distinguished Alumni Award: Dr. Peter Kreeft ’59 and Ms. Margaret Njuguna ’94
Young Alumni Award: Anne Zaki ’99
Outstanding Service Award: Mr. Perrin Rynders ’82

Support remarkable students

Proceeds from this event support the Maroon & Gold Scholarship Fund.

Event sponsors

Miller Johnson
MSU College of Human Medicine
Plante Moran, PLLC
Scott & Jan Spoelhof Foundation
John & Judy Spoelhof
Varnum Attorneys at Law

Host committee members

Charles Ash
Luis & Amanda Avila
Ron & Mary Jane Baylor
David & Kim Bolt
Brent & Suzanna Breems
Mark & Emily Brieve
Scott & Kaitlin DeMaagd
Ruth & Todd DeNooyer
Kristen Deckinga Moore
Brett & Kristi Elzinga
Todd & Abbey Folkert
Brian Haverdink & Mariel Knot
Mark & Kristine Huizenga
Joel & Maribeth Kamstra
Jerry & Maribeth Kooiman
Alison Kraai McKee
JD Loeks
Jeremy & Michelle Louters
Craig & Lois Lubben
James & Renee Overbeck
Nate & Briar Plantinga
Amy & Steve Ruis
Bill & Diane Ryckbost
Perrin & Alanna Rynders
Jason & Lisa Schueller
Jan & Scott Spoelhof
Jon & Anna Spoelhof
Kyle & Jennifer Van Strien
Brett & Lyn Van Tol
Pete & Jessica Westra


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  • McKay Tower Ballroom
  • 146 Monroe Center St. NW
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • 49503
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