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Maroon & Gold Gala

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

These are definitely your colors.

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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