Articles

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…

December 30, 2016
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2016 Year End Letter

Happy Holidays! As we reflect on the past year, we are incredibly grateful for your support of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation. Your gifts to the…

December 1, 2016
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Board Elects New Member in 2016

Our newest board member just acquired a 100-acre farm to indulge his growing interest in horticulture, which sounds to us like perfect fit for a foundation that supports acres of…

July 20, 2016
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President’s Letter 2015

Dear Friends of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, What an exciting year to be involved in the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park! This year…

December 22, 2015
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FMGSF receives 3rd Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating

On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation on achieving our coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and…

January 1, 2015
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President’s 2014 Year End Letter

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN 2014 Dear Friends of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is known as…