Join us for the 11th Annual Jay & Betty Van Andel Legacy Awards Gala on Thursday, November 7, 2019!

Co-chairs: Dave & Carol Van Andel and Jim & Sue Williams

At the Legacy Awards Gala, we honor outstanding leaders who have inspired others by their personal and professional investments in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community past, present and future. By supporting this year’s Gala, you continue to sustain the inspiring stories of leadership, as well as contributing to the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and helping to continue the vision Jay & Betty Van Andel had for the Museum: to be a vital cornerstone of the Grand Rapids community.

The GRPM is celebrating 25 years at it’s  the Van Andel Museum Center location.

2019 Legacy Awards Recipients:

Mike and Sue Jandernoa | Jay & Betty Van Andel Lifetime Achievement Award


Rich Noreen | Dave & Carol Van Andel Leadership Award


Lin Bardwell | “The Casey” Award

Interested in sponsoring or joining the planning committee, please contact Gina Schulz at or 616.929.1705.

Sponsored By:




J.C. & Tammy Huizenga

The Steve & Amy Van Andel Foundation