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January 31, 2013
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Board Elects Two New Members in 2012

John G. Baab and Tamara R. (Tammy) Bailey were elected to the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Foundation Board of Directors in 2012. John, who retired as managing partner…

January 1, 2013
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President’s 2012 Year End Letter

Holiday Greetings from the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, In so many ways, it was another fantastic year for both the Gardens and the Foundation. The…

January 30, 2012
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Fred Meijer Remembered

Among his many gifts to his community and the world, Fred Meijer likely will be remembered for creating the Gardens and Sculpture Park bearing his name. Less well known, but…

January 27, 2012
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Board Elects New President in 2012

As the new President of the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Foundation, John D. Bouwer brings an abundance of business experience and a penchant for public…

December 1, 2011
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President’s 2011 Year End Letter

Holiday Greetings from the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, As I write this year-end greeting, my heart is filled with deep sadness for the loss of our dear…

August 25, 2011
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The Beauty She Cultivated Grows and Blooms Forever

Wherever she went, Connie Snell spread beauty. “She venerated the beauty that flowers could bring to the neighborhood, to our community,” her husband, Hilary Snell,…

January 31, 2011
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Board Elects New Director in 2011

At its January 26, 2011 Board meeting, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation elected Kathleen P. Maine to the Board of Directors. Kathleen Maine has over 20…

January 27, 2011
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Harvey Lemmen on Gift Annuities

In the Grand Atrium of the Grand Room, a small plaque says a lot about a modest man and long-time benefactor of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. When he donated…

January 27, 2011
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Kapteyn Family–Good Example of Multi-Generational Giving

C. Thomas and Evelyne Kapteyn have been involved with the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park from its beginnings. “When it was being built, I bought a brick with my…

January 27, 2011
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Board Elects New Director

At its January 26, 2011 Board meeting, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation elected Kathleen P. Maine to the Board of Directors. Kathleen Maine has over 20…