Great Lakes Center For The Arts
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Please join us for a special event thanking our 2020 Gala sponsors, supporters, and friends while benefiting the mission of the Center.

Enjoy a strolling reception with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live auction.

Thank you for so generously keeping your Gala donation in place; you will receive the same number of tickets as you had to the Gala. With the impact of COVID-19 being felt throughout the arts community, the Center is grateful to those who have remained supportive in these challenging times.

If you have not already done so, kindly RSVP below confirming the names and number
of people in your party that will be attending by August 7.

If you are unsure of the number of tickets you had to the Gala, please contact or call 231.439.2601

We are grateful for the following sponsors and ticketholders who have agreed to keep their financial support of the Center’s operations in place.

Honorary Chairs

Daniel and Pamella DeVos


Lin and Herb Henkel
Amy and Paul Heuerman
Barbara and Bill Parfet

Platinum Event Sponsor

In-Kind Sponsors

Gold Event Sponsors

Bill and Gigi Clements
Verne and Judy Istock


The Cobb Family
Bill and Marilyn Crawford
David V. and Pamela Johnson
Larry and Kathy Oswald
John Hegener and Jane Warner


Robert and Pat Hemingway Hall
John and Jane McCoy


James and Denise Anderton, IV
Tom and Maureen Bickersteth
Mary Ellen Brophy and Gordon Brunner
Drs. Terri and Thomas Dembeck
Doug and Maria DeVos Foundation
Curt Harrison
Paul and Nancy Knapp
Robert and Annette Pocica
Richard and Nancy Rae
Craig and Irene Rogerson
Chuck and Michele Schubert
Tom and Ann Stallkamp


Aron and Cayce Armstrong
Frank and Jewel Benson
Mark and Martha Campbell
Diane and James Carr, Jr.
Robert and Annie Cohen
Richard and Amy Cox
Colby and Mary Crall
David and Teresa Crouse
Jodie Emerson
Carole and Dwayne Griffin
Linda and Bill Henry
Tripp Howell

Wayne and Amelia Inman
Frank and Judy Kasle
Craig Kobza
Arlene and Jon Levine
Irving and Susan Levy
Kenneth and Joan MacGillivray
Robert and Joan Mandell
William and Ann McCormick
W. David and Diana Moore
Gilbert and Sandy Mosher
Kathleen and Robert Muneio

Glenn and Barbara Reed
John and Sunny Sapiente
Jay and Carol Slavsky
Tim Sparks
Robert Thornbladh
Steven and Lisa Trulaske
Alan and Mary Lynn VeneKlasen
Jackie Schott Vignolo
Gayle Weast
Kurt and Phoebe Wietzke
Roger and Karen Williams
Julian and Sissy Van Winkle, III

  • Theater
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Intellectual Dialogue
  • Movies & Film
  • Education