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Black Tie Blue Jeans 2019

 

 

 

Grand Rapids Christian’s signature fundraising event.

 

 

 

2019 EVENT DETAILS

Black Tie Blue Jeans is Grand Rapids Christian’s signature fundraising event. Our goal is to impact every student by raising $600,000 towards financial aid and Student Support Services through the Eagles Fund.

Black Tie Blue Jeans means dress up, come in blue jeans, or a little of both! 
This year our theme is
"illuminate," so add your favorite neon accents
to your black tie/blue jeans ensemble!

 

DATE
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Thursday
March 21, 2019
6:30 pm

LOCATION
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Richard and Helen DeVos
Center for Arts and Worship
at Grand Rapids Christian High School
2300 Plymouth Ave SE


 

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

Richard M. DeVos Distinguished
Alumni Award 2019 RecipientS:

Rick Start & Deb (Fritsma) Start
Class of 1976

Photo fo Rick and Deb Start

 

We are honored to present this year’s Richard M. DeVos Distinguished Alumni Award to Rick and Deb Start in recognition of their devotion to Christian education and generous support of various organizations that benefit individuals in our local community and worldwide.

Through leadership and investment of their time and resources, Rick and Deb have strengthened our schools and our community and have impacted our students for generations to come. 

SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT BY

iLuminate Logo

iLuminate is an entertainment technology company that combines state-of-the-art technology with electrifying entertainers who perform in the dark to create the ultimate performing arts experience.   Founded by dancer and software engineer Miral Kotb, iLuminate enables performers, choreographers, engineers, technicians, stylists and artistic directors to produce explosive performances with customized wireless lighting programs.  The results are extraordinary lighting effects choreographed with phenomenal dance moves that take viewers on an exhilarating ride.

Since launching in 2009, iLuminate’s patent-pending technology has been used in numerous performances by Grammy-winning superstars.  It has also been featured on hit television shows including America’s Got Talent (in which the dance troupe took third place), Dancing with the Stars, and The X Factor, as well as such awards shows as American Music Awards, and The Nickelodeon Awards!


THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS
BLACK TIE BLUE JEANS 2019 EVENT SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSOR
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Doug & Lois Nagel

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR
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Fifth Third Bank Logo

 

GOLD SPONSORS
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Rick & Deb Start

Tom & Mary Stuit

Weather Shield Roofing Systems Logo

 

Black Tie Sponsor
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Thomas S. Fox Family
Henry and Dorothy Schierbeek
Max and Carol VanWyk
Take His Hand Foundation
Macatawa Bank Logo
Schuil Coffee Co Logo Roast in Michigan Est. 1981
Van Eerden Food Service Logo

 

SILVER SPONSORS
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Applied Imaging Logo
 
Beene Garter LLP Logo
 
BHS Insurance Logo
 
City National Rochdale Logo
 
Miller Johnson Attorneys Logo
 
Rockford Construction Logo
 
BLUE JEANS SPONSORS
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Wayne Dornbush
Ron & Heidi Hofman
Greg & Carol Jeltema
Dave & Kelly Tuit
Mike & Gayle VanGessel
Bob & Grace VanTimmeren
Dave & Jodi VanWingerden
Samuel L. Westerman Foundation
Ben & Jen Wickstrom
Alles Law Logo
Calvin College Logo
Harrison Gray Search and Consulting Logo
Kool Auto Group Logo 2018
Meijer Logo
Varnum Attorneys at Law Logo

 

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GET IN TOUCH

GRAND RAPIDS CHRISTIAN
SCHOOLS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

2400 Plymouth Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone: 616.574.6000
Fax:  616.574.6010