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March 2017

Bee Brave Beer & Wine Fest

March 9 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cascade Winery, 4665 Broadmoor Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States
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Join Bee Brave and Purple Community for a tasting of the best beers and wines Cascade Winery has to offer! Your ticket includes a souvenir wine glass and 6 beer/wine tastings and appetizers. Special Guest Speaker – Patient Turned Advocate, Attorney Teresa Hendricks. After her own diagnosis with breast cancer, Teresa made it her mission to have new legislation (Public Act 517 of 2014) passed in Michigan that requires mammogram facilities to inform patients of their breast density and the subsequent…

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Josh Abbott Band – Country Kicks Cancer Concert

March 9 @ 7:00 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Our friends at iHeart Media and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer, Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease! For every Josh Abbott Band ticket sold, $1.00 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support research into cancer, Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative diseases. Click here for more information on the show and to purchase tickets!  

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Chase Bryant – Country Kicks Cancer Concert

March 25 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Our friends at iHeart Media and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer, Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease! For every Chase Bryant ticket sold, $1.00 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support research into cancer, Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative diseases. Click here for more information on the show and to purchase tickets!

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Funny Guys Fight Cancer – An evening with Pop Scholars

March 25 @ 6:30 PM
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This event is hosted by the Eagles for Eric Committee! Join us for a night of laughs with Pop Scholars Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Long Road Distillers! Event details: Tickets are $65 per person Doors open at 6:30pm Show begins at 8:00pm All funds raised will go directly to Osteosarcoma research at Van Andel Institute. Your ticket includes the price of the show, one drink ticket and appetizers. There will also be a cash bar for additional drinks.

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April 2017

Hunter Hayes – Country Kicks Cancer Concert

April 20 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Our friends at iHeart Media and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer, Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease! For every Hunter Hayes ticket sold, $1.00 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support research into cancer, Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative diseases. Click here for more information on the show and to purchase tickets!

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2017 Purple Community 5K

April 29 @ 8:00 AM
Mary Freebed YMCA, 475 Lake Michigan Dr. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Join us for the third annual Purple Community 5K, powered by Consumers Credit Union, on Saturday, April 29, 2017! 100 percent of the proceeds from this event will benefit cancer and neurodegenerative disease research at Van Andel Institute.

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May 2017

Bee Brave Golf Outing

May 6 @ 8:30 AM
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Join us for the 6th annual Bee Brave Golf Outing at Thornapple Pointe! Your ticket includes 18 holes, coffee and donuts at registration, lunch, 2 free drink tickets per golfer, and access to a fabulous raffle, beat the pro contests, and so much more! When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Time: Shotgun start at 8:30am Where: The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe – 7211 48th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 Tickets: $125 per golfer or $500 per team ON or BEFORE…

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Fifth Third River Bank Run

May 13
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Take on the 40th Anniversary of the Fifth Third River Bank Run on Saturday, May 13, 2017 as part of Purple Community Team Hope!

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September 2017

Pure Barre on the Blue Bridge

September 14
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For the 4th year in a row, under the beautiful sunset over the iconic Blue Bridge in Downtown Grand Rapids, we will Lift. Tone. Burn. and Fundraise for Van Andel Institute! Join us for a Pure Barre Grand Rapids Pop-Up class on The Blue Bridge! Bring a yoga mat, towel, water bottles for weights/hydration, cash for raffle tickets to win prizes and most of all – bring your friends! If you would like to donate raffle prizes in support of the event, please email grandrapids@purebarre.com.…

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October 2017

Bee Brave 5K Run and Walk

October 7 @ 9:00 AM
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Join us for the 10th annual Bee Brave 5K to support breast cancer research at Van Andel Institute! When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 Time: Race Starts at 9:00am Where: 6195 Buttrick Avenue, Alto, MI 49302 Registration: $25 Adults and $17 for ages 17 & under – Options to run, walk or virtual walk Late registration available for $35 on race day-no shirt guaranteed Take your participation to the next level by pledge running or walking! Click here to create your…

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