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December 1, 2010
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President’s 2010 Year End Letter

Holiday Greetings from the Frederik Meijer Gardens Foundation, Wow, what a year! Just when we were beginning to think Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park couldn’t get…

January 28, 2010
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Board Elects Two New Directors

At its January 27, 2010 Board meeting, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation elected Michael R. Julien and James P. Keane to the Board of Directors. Both men…

January 11, 2010
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Chris & Charlotte Southwick on Gift Annuities for Fixed Income

Dr. Chris Southwick and his wife Charlotte (known as “Chat”) have been part of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park since its first day. The Southwicks, both 86, will be…

January 11, 2010
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Deferred Giving is Easy—Just Ask Rich & Sheri Brolick

Rich Brolick began his career in Horticulture with Zelenka Nursery, along the Lake Shore, in 1960, retiring in 2009 after 40 years as partner and CEO. Rich was introduced to the…

December 1, 2009
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President’s 2009 Year End Letter

Dear Friends of the Foundation, As we reflect on another exceptional year in the growth and development of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, it is hard to believe…

December 29, 2008
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FMGSF receives 2nd Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating

The Frederik Meijer Gardens Foundation is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, it has been honored by Charity Navigator with a 4-star rating for its ability to…

December 29, 2008
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Their Love for the Gardens Grows

Ed and June Prein like to take their daily walk through Meijer Gardens and take in the beauty around them. “The trails in the woods, the flowers, and the sculptures are just…

December 1, 2008
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President’s 2008 Year End Letter

Dear Friends of the Foundation, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park opens each Holiday Season with a festive display of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and…

December 17, 2007
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DeLapa Elected to Board of Directors

The Frederik Meijer Gardens Foundation elected Judy DeLapa to its Board of Directors in January 2007. Judy is founder and president of High Impact Coaching & Consulting, Inc.…

December 17, 2007
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Foundation Appoints First Executive Director

In 2007 the Frederik Meijer Gardens Foundation appointed Susanne Veeneman as its first Executive Director. Sue had been the Executive Assistant for over ten years and was…