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November 2018

Chopping Down Cancer with Horrocks Nursery

November 16 - December 24
Horrocks Nursery & Garden Center, 1776 N State Road (M-66)
Ionia, MI 48846 United States

If you’re seeking the best holiday activities this season, a visit to Horrocks Nursery will check all your boxes! With over 10,000 U-cut tree options, pre-cut trees, sleigh rides and their warming barn, Horrocks has all the bells and whistles you could wish for. To participate in helping Van Andel Institute and Horrocks Nursery “chop down cancer”, locate a tree that is specially tagged as a purple tree! 20% of sales from all tagged trees will be donated back to…

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January 2019

Tapistry Brewing Co. vs. Shorts Brewing Hockey Game (Kzoo Beer Weekend Kick Off)

January 19, 2019
Wings West Event Center, 5076 Sports Dr
Kalamzoo, MI 49009 United States
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Our team is thrilled to be part of the second year of the Tapistry Brewing vs Short’s Brewing Hockey Game in part of the Kalamazoo Beer Week kick off! Last year we had a day full of raffle prizes, purple gear sales and a tap takeover inside Old Burdick’s and we’re excited to do it again! Volunteers available to help staff the event can email Allyson.Huttenga@vai.org with shift preference!

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February 2019

Hockey Fights Cancer at Southside Arena

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Southside Arena, 566 100th St SW
Byron Center, MI 49315 United States
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Save the date for the 3rd annual Hockey Fights Cancer at Southside Arena! We will be recruiting volunteers to help with Friday, Saturday and Sunday shifts at the rink. If you are willing to help out, please email Allyson.Huttenga@vai.org! Game schedule to be announced. To donate to a specific team or player, please click on the button below. TEAMS & FUNDRAISING  

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March 2019

Purple Community Griffins Game

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton W
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
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Save the date for the 9th annual Purple Community Night at the Griffins Game! Ticket links will be posted when available.

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August 2019

MINI on the Mack

August 3, 2019
Mackinaw Bridge Mackinaw City, MI United States + Google Map

Purple Community is excited to be part of this biennial event benefitting Parkinson’s disease research at Van Andel Institute. See photos and highlights from 2017 on Facebook.

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September 2019

Pure Barre on the Blue Bridge

September 12, 2019
The Blue Bridge, 301 Fulton St. West
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Join us for the 6th annual Pure Barre on the Blue Bridge sponsored by Lole!

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October 2019

Purple Community Leadership Lunch & Learn

October 17, 2019
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Save the date for the 2019 Purple Community Leadership Lunch and Learn! This is an invite only event for Purple Community student leaders. If you have a group of students interested, you may reach out to purplecommunity@vai.org to chat further.

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