Michigan Ballet Academy wishes to express its heartfelt thanks to the following businesses and individuals who contributed to the outstanding success of the 2017 Auction and Gala, A Night In Venice, on February 18, 2017.  We netted $49,000 for the Michigan Ballet Academy!

Donors (Continued...)

Mary Ippel
Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids
JJ Marche Boutique
Joanne Jaglowski
Bruce and Lorna Jarvis
Donna Jarvis
Jimmy John’s
John Ball Zoo
Jonny B’z Dogs & More
Kangaroo Kitchen, Chef Roman
Brett Karhoff
Kent Philharmonic Orchestra
Kicks Dance & Activewear, William Schutte
Steve and Claudia Klafeta

Andrea Kragt
Ron Kragt and Alix Kayayan
Wendy Lappenga
Andrea Lautenbach
Le Bon Macaron
Leigh’s Boutique
Leo’s Restaurant
Lightfast Coffee Bar & Art Collective
Little Black Booth, Bill and Heather Porter
Steve and Carole Loftis
Mad Cap Coffee
Terry and Marcia Madden
Tom and Donna Madden
Nikoloz Makhateli, MBA Artistic Director
Manna Café
Marie Catrib’s Restaurant

Madison Massara
Melissa Massara
Men’s Wearhouse – 28th Street SE
Mike McElwee
The Meadows Golf Course at GVSU
Melting Pot Restaurant
John and Donna Melucci
Michigan Natural Storage, Ron Kragt - President
James T. Mickam
James Matheson Miller
Michael and Rebecca Matheson Miller
Alissa Minard
Steve Minard
Suzanne Minard
Teko and Aresha Moore
Mr. Burger

Natural Health & Healing Center
New Holland Brewing Company
Nonna’s Cafe
Noto’s Old World Italian Dining
Odd Side Ales Grand Haven Brewery & Tap Room
Old World Olive Press
Denise Olson
On The Border Restaurant
Opera Grand Rapids
Greg and Ingrid Orr
Owen Gelder Trio
P.F. Chang’s
Panera Bread
Carolina Pava-Gil
Stone Peng
Perimeter Frames, Bill Bennett

David and Cheri Phelps
Jim Pietrowski
Pilates in East, Katie DeCamp
Pine Bluff Resort
Pop Scholars Improv Comedy
Nate and Jennifer Post
Sierra Post
Breanna Proseus
Darla Proseus

R. W. Bond & Son Family Butcher
Mary Rademacher-Reed and Ed Reed
Gary and Christine Rajah
Real Food Café, Frank and Renee Amadeo
Ric’s Food Center
Carol Roeda Studio
Rylee’s Ace Hardware

S. Mac Design, Stacey Staudacher
Saint Cecilia Music Center
San Chez Bistro
Dr. Keith Sarver
Stasia Savage
Samantha Shelton
Jim Schindler
Scholastic Book Fairs
David Schultz, Hubbard Street Dancer
Shedd Aquarium – Chicago
Anita Simic
Art Smith
Snapdragon Boutique
The Soap Shoppe, Cara Ludlow
Sobie Meats
Southland Auto Wash

Stafford’s Properties
Jane Stockinger
Stratford Festival
Studio 616 Photography, Dave Burgess
Subway on Cascade Road SE
Amy Ta
Kara Taylor
Rod and Brenda Terry
Lin Tian
Trader Joe’s
Peter Ugolini
Van Andel Arena
Jack and Joanne VandenBerg
Steve and Karen Vanderberg, Fitness Together
Cindy VandenHoek
Vander Mill Cider – Grand Rapids

Christian VerMeulen, D.D.S.
Vernales Chophouse
Meg Viilo
Walt Disney World Company
Robert and Shauna Walwood
Nancy Ward
Watermark Country Club
West Godwin Elementary School
Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa
Whitecaps Community Foundation
Wild Birds Unlimited
Amy Wilson
Winchester Restaurant
Matt Wisniewski
Qingzhou Wu
Nate Zevenbergen

Ashley Zhang
Peter Zhang and Lin Tian
Arturo Ziraldo

Lead Sponsor

Smith, Haughey, Rice & Roegge

Platinum Sponsors

Fox Acura
Steve and Claudia Klafeta
Michigan Natural Storage

Gold Sponsors

Hungerford Nichols CPAs & Advisors
JTM Associates
Kate McElwee
PEC Technologies, LLC

Silver Sponsors

Tom Aycock and Wendy Lappenga
David and Joan Bellamy
Roger and Jill Betten
Bruce and Lorna Jarvis
Brett Karhoff
Alix Kayayan
Terry and Marcia Madden
Michael and Rebecca Matheson Miller
Suzanne Minard
Eric and Darla Proseus

Bronze Sponsor

Armbrecht and Wierenga Orthodontics

Table Sponsors

Khary and Jennifer Bridgewater
David and Barbara Burton
John and Donna Melucci
Michael and Rebecca Matheson Miller
Robert and Shauna Walwood

Cash Donations

Michele Miller
Jane Stockinger
Janice Waterway, LMSW


A “Door” able Designs
Carol Alexander
Emilee Alexander
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Dale and Patti Anderson
Anonymous – 2
Tammy Anthony
At Home
Paula Averill
Tom Aycock
Bagel Beanery
Julianna Ball
Sophia Ball

Bangkok Taste Cuisine (Downtown)
Bangkok Taste Thai Restaurant (Jenison)
Barracks 616
Bars By Butch
Barton Chiropractic Services
Belladonna Salon & Spa
David and Joan Bellamy
Roger Betten Senior
Sally Beyer
Big O’ Café
Biggby Coffee
BodyMind Pilates & Physical Therapy
Bonefish Grill
Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park
Deborah Bourne
Boutique Emmanuel

Boyden House Bed & Breakfast
Sofia Brown
Brewery Vivant
Khary and Jennifer Bridgewater
Broadway Grand Rapids
Jerry and Annette Broersma
Samia Brown
Bull’s Head Tavern
Adrian Callahan
Caledonia Sportsman Club
Robert Carlton
Cascade Rental
Steve Case

Christ Church, CPA
Karen Christopherson
Cathy Cibulka
Cinco De Mayo Restaurant
City Antiques
Classic Carriage, LLC – Linda Dochod
Clean Cut Critters
The Coffee Grounds – Grand Haven
Computer Rescue 911 – Jonathan Highman
Confident Wear, Veverly Austin
April Conley at Salon Re
Karen Christopherson
Dr. Brian Davis
Derby Station
Design 1 Salon Spa
Divani Grand Rapids
Laurel Dugan
Edible Arrangements

Eerdmans Publishing Company
Jerry Engle
Essence Group Restaurants
Expressions of Grace Yoga

Ferris Coffee & Nut Company
Field & Fire Bakery
Field Museum - Chicago
Fitness Together, Steve and Karen Vanderberg
Founder’s Brewing Company
Four Corners Framing Company
Frank’s Market
Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse
Tim Gammon
John and Myriam Garza
Generation Care Performance Center
Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Grand Rapids Community Circle Theatre
Grand Rapids Griffins
Grand Rapids Mat and Towel, Tom Brentana
Grand Rapids Popcorn Company
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Symphony
Grand Rapids Symphony Friends
Green Home Cleaning and Restoration
Hair Technique
Mark and Ruth Anna Hanisch
James ad Joshua Hanisch
Jamie Heeringa
Dave and Lisa Hernandez
Hope Summer Repertory Theatre

Horizon Bank, David Quade
Hubbard Street Dance - Chicago