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Black Tie Blue Jeans 2017

 

 

 

Grand Rapids Christian’s signature fundraising event. 

 

 

 

2017 EVENT DETAILS

Black Tie Blue Jeans, Grand Rapids Christian’s new signature fundraising event, impacts every student through the Eagles Fund. The Eagles Fund has committed $1.7 million for Student Support Services, financial aid, and additional programs this school year. With your help, we hope to raise $550,000 toward this goal at Black Tie Blue Jeans.

Black Tie Blue Jeans means dress up, come in blue jeans, or a little of both!

DATE

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
6:00 pm

LOCATION

Richard and Helen DeVos
Center for Arts and Worship
at Grand Rapids Christian High Schools
2300 Plymouth Ave SE
Grnd Rapids, MI


 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Laurie Veldheer,
Class of 2004

Photo of Laurie Veldheer

After graduating from Grand Rapids Christian High School, Laurie went on to Penn State where she received her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Laurie then moved to New York City, made her Broadway debut in the Newsies ensemble, and went on to play the role of Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia! She is currently on tour with Into the Woods. Laurie will use her musical talents to share her story in a cabaret-style performance.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

Richard M. DeVos Distinguished Alumni Award 2017 Recipients:
David & Carol Van Andel
Class of 1977

Photo of David and Carol Van Andel

We are honored to present this year’s Richard M. DeVos Distinguished Alumni Award to David and Carol Van Andel in recognition of their devotion to Christian education and generous support of various non-profit organizations that benefit individuals in our local community and worldwide. David and Carol have strengthened our schools and our community and have impacted our students for generations to come.

Click here to see past Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients as well as video highlights of award recipients.


 

2017 BLACK TIE BLUE JEANS EVENT PHOTOS


 

GET IN TOUCH

Lindsay Hart, Director of Advancement

Jana Hoglund, Director of Community Engagement

Dana Stenstrom, Director of Events

GRAND RAPIDS CHRISTIAN
SCHOOLS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

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