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Archives from January 2017

January 19, 2017
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President’s Letter 2016

Dear Friends of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, As I hand over the reins of my office to the very qualified John Baab, I’m reminded of the pensive tone…

January 18, 2017
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A Pathway to the “A-Ha!” Moment

Years ago, when visiting his daughter in Chicago, Dale Atkinson often made a side trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden and thought it would be nice if Grand Rapids had a place like…

January 16, 2017
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Choosing a Pathway to Help Others

When Cheryl and Steve Wonch re-wind the story of their lives, the tape settles on a time and place from nearly four decades ago, revealing a preschool in need. “Our kids were…

January 12, 2017
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A Pathway to Personal Enrichment

It was love at first sight. At very first sight, in fact - not only was she among the first visitors when Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park opened in April 1995,…

January 11, 2017
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Pathway to Solace, Joy and Inspiration

Get lost in Meijer Gardens! That’s the humble advice of Glen Johnson, who speaks with uncommon eloquence and a clear passion about the fixed objects of art that inhabit the…