16 Over 60 Awards Gala 2020
Wednesday, November 18
Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids
Free Parking Next to the Building
Senior Neighbors will host its third annual 16 Over 60 Event on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at *Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. This event recognizes the contributions and impact of 16 individuals 60 years of age or more who engage and inspire us every day. *location and format may change due to the COVID-19 and out of concern for the health of all attendees and honorees.
Highlighting and recognizing Kent County older adults and the important role they play in our community continues to be important for Senior Neighbors. We have countless individuals over 60 in Kent County who positively impact our community every day. Whether it be through business excellence, caregiving, or other extraordinary efforts, this population is an important part of the fabric of our community.
Through sponsorship, individual reservations, and event contributions, the 16 Over 60 Awards Gala will provide support for Senior Neighbors and its variety of programs serving Kent County older adults living independently.
Nominations Are Now Closed
Thank you to everyone who made a nomination. Because of you, this fall, 16 Engaged & Inspiring community members will be honored at the 3rd annual 16 Over 60 Awards Gala.
Nominations for the 2020 16 Over 60 Gala Closed on June 15th.
Possible nominees include…
- leaders, entrepreneurs, and/or mentors in a variety of areas such as business, politics, philanthropy, religion, etc.
- extraordinary volunteers or those who are giving back to the community in significant ways
- the neighbor everyone can count on for help
- health care or healthy living trendsetters
- champions or advocates of senior issues in legal setting, educational, etc.
- contributors to the local arts and culture community
- anyone 60 years of age or more by November 2020 living life to its fullest or overcoming great adversity
16 Over 60 Awards Gala Sponsors 2020
——– Gold ——–
Klopcic Family Foundation*
——– Silver ——–
——– Bronze ——–
Bill and Marilyn Crawford *
——– Friend ——–
Philip and April Alt*
Holland Home / ATRIO
Integrity Business Solutions
Win and Kyle Irwin
Justin and Katherine Steffy*
The Village of Heather Hills
——– Official Print Media Partner ——–
——– Underwriter ——–
Recognized in 2019:
Pictured First Row, Left to Right: Mary Jane Dockeray, Mary Alice Williams, Marc DeRuiter, Julie Haveman, Cindy Ritter, Steve Maas, Suzan Couzens, Elaine Hillary
Second Row, Left to Right: Susan Zimmerman, Rodney Martin, Faye Richardson-Green, Sara Smolenski, Carl Ver Beek John Mulder, Doyle Hayes, Dave Kampfschulte
Recognized in 2018:
First Row, Left to Right: Donna Sterling, Gwendolyn P. Nathan, Sr. Jarrett DeWyse, OP
Micki Benz, Marian Barrera-Young, JoAnn Abraham, Karen Weaver
Second Row, Left to Right: Priscilla Kimboko, Barbara Hohman, Larry Robson, Rev. Leonard McElveen,
Barry Van Dyck, Jack Greenfield, Robert Hill, Kate Dernocoeur, Robbie McCollum