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Thanks to Our Donors and Sponsors!

The GGRBC Board of Directors thanks you for your commitment to a bicycle-friendly Greater Grand Rapids!

Lifetime Members

  • CycleSafe
  • Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation
  • Dyer-Ives Foundation
  • Frey Foundation
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation
  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zylstra
  • J. Kevin and Cynthia McCurren
  • Miller Johnson
  • Jon and Carol Muth
  • Priority Health
  • Rockford Construction
  • Wege Foundation

 

2014 Donors and Sponsors

Grants

  • Frey Foundation
  • Wege Foundation

Founding Sponsor ($2,500 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation
  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zystra
  • Jon and Carol Muth

Founding Sponsor ($1,500 for 3 consecutive years)

 

Founding Sponsor ($1,000 for 3 consecutive years)

  • CycleSafe
  • J. Kevin and Cynthia McCurren
  • Meijer
  • Rockford Construction
  • Valley City Electronic Recycling, Inc.

Sustaining Partner ($1,000+)

 

Supporting Partner ($500-$999)

 

Champion ($250-$499)

 

Winner ($100-$249)

  • Kirk Anderson and Sara Markman
  • Martin Brown
  • Ted Lott and Kristy Glass
  • Dale Phelps and Pam Kruse
  • Amy Poplaski and Tom Tilma
  • Jack and Jean Van Coevering
  • West Michigan Coast Riders Bicycle Club
  • Gregory and Sarah Yoder

Advocate ($50-$99)

  • Steve Bartzen
  • David E. Gabrielse
  • Bob and Mary Johnson
  • Josh Leffingwell and Alissa Lane
  • Roberta Lewis-Barton and Lawrence Barton
  • John Morrison
  • Stan Ponstein
  • James and Amanda Scarlett
  • Norma Sevensma
  • Peter B. Spring
  • Alison Sutter

Friend ($25-$49)

  • Michael Carpenter
  • Judy Crankshaw
  • Elizabeth Ingram
  • Randy Leja
  • Sean and Rebecca Lemon
  • Dennis Murphy
  • Gary Nederveld
  • New Belgium Brewing Co.
  • William Norton
  • Glen Peterson
  • Gary Rowen
  • Barbara Schmid
  • John Paul Sisson
  • Susanna Wilder

In-kind support

  • Barfly Ventures
  • Brewery Vivant
  • Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
  • Grand Rapids Downtown Market
  • Johnson Center for Philanthropy
  • Miller Johnson
  • New Belgium Brewing Company
  • Rhoades McKee PC
  • Rockford Advertising
  • Rockford Construction
  • SeyferthPR
  • Tim Berghuis, Accountant, LLC
  • Wondergem Consulting

 

TerraTrike Rider Fest - September 20, 2014

  • TerraTrike Raffle Ticket Sales ($193)

 

Climate Ride Midwest - September 6-9, 2014

Presenting Team Sponsor ($1000+)

  • CompuCraft

Supporting Team Sponsor ($500-$999)

  • Lantern Coffee Bar & Lounge 
  • New Belgium Brewing Co.

Champion Team Sponsor ($250-$499)

  • Alger Bikes
  • Cascade Engineering
  • Experience Grand Rapids
  • GGRBC Board of Directors

Team Friend ($50-$249)

  • CycleSafe
  • Rockford Brewing Company 

 

Jeans Day Donations - August 13, 2014

  • Dematic ($335)

 

WinterRush/Harmony Brewing Beer Release Party - May 20, 2014

  • Harmony Brewing Company ($500)

 

Sufferfest Knighthood Fundraiser - February 8, 2014

  • Team Apex Multisport ($1,600.44)

 

Colorburst 2013 Bike Tour - October 12, 2013

  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club ($3,525)

 

2013 Donors and Sponsors

Grants

  • Frey Foundation
  • Trans4M - Transportation for Michigan
  • Wege Foundation

Founding Sponsor ($2,500 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation
  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zylstra
  • Jon and Carol Muth

Founding Sponsor ($1,500 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Priority Health

Founding Sponsor ($1,000 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Cascade Engineering
  • Celebration! Cinema
  • CycleSafe
  • John R. Hunting
  • J. Kevin and Cynthia McCurren
  • Miller Johnson
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club
  • Rockford Construction
  • TerraTrike
  • Valley City Electronic Recycling, Inc.
  • Village Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Bike & Fitness

Sustaining Partner ($1,000+)

  •  

Supporting Partner ($500-$999)

  • Jay Fowler and Cathy Neis
  • John R. Hunting
  • Jodey Leser

Champion ($250-$499)

  • Keith and Jenna Winn

Winner ($100-$249)

  • Alger Bikes
  • Kirk Anderson and Sara Markman
  • Eric Bouwens
  • Dotti Clune and Jill Henemyer
  • Amy Flick
  • Lee Hardy
  • David Medema
  • Donna Messina
  • Jonathan and Mindy Miner
  • Amy Poplaski and Tom Tilma - In honor of Jeff Looman
  • Barbara Schmid
  • Don Smalligan
  • Galen Stevens and Rebecca Malis
  • Gregory and Sarah Yoder
  • Timothy Zeddies

Advocate ($50-$99)

  • Bill Beatty
  • Brad Becker
  • Tim Berghuis and Jill Ainslee
  • Boston Square Community Bikes
  • Ray Brown
  • Tom and Lisa Bulten
  • Scott Chambers
  • Tim Cusack
  • Pete and Nancy DeBoer
  • Ben DeHaan
  • Gary De Kock
  • Stephen and Nora Faber
  • GE Foundation (matching gift)
  • Jennifer Gemski - Prana House Reiki & Massage
  • Thomas Good
  • Tera Hasbargen
  • Brad Hilton
  • Jay Hoekstra
  • Susan Kohloff
  • Joe Kozakiewicz
  • Sara Lachman
  • Pamela Lauroff
  • Larry (Rob) Peters
  • Scott Steiner and Diane Capen
  • Jim Talen
  • Steve and Kim Westdorp
  • Andrea Winn
  • Jim Winter-Troutwine

Friend ($25-$49)

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Gary Banik
  • Andy Bix
  • Edward Bolt
  • Frances Carmona
  • Chris Christensen
  • Mike Cornell
  • Richard Deegan
  • Stacy Dowdy - In honor of Jeff Looman
  • Brenda Engels
  • Marc Faasse
  • Karen Gentry
  • Brian Haagsman
  • Beth & Dennis Hamel
  • Terri Handlin
  • James Lanciaux
  • Ted Lott
  • Douglas MacLeod
  • Michele Miller-Hansen
  • Dennis Murphy
  • Bill and Amy Neis
  • Bob Orchard
  • Carol O'Rourke
  • Larry Patzelt
  • Henry Post
  • Christopher Reader
  • Ryan Rearick
  • Kevin Riley
  • Lori and Matt Rosendale - In honor of Jeff Looman
  • Kate Shockey
  • Todd Stuart
  • Richard TenHoor
  • Joe Vander Meulen
  • Joy Wagner
  • Jim Willacker

In-kind Support

  • Tim Berghuis, Accountant, LLC
  • Citizenshirt
  • Feyen Zylstra
  • Kate Hunt, She Does Design
  • The Image Shoppe
  • Microsoft
  • SeyferthPR
  • Scott Steiner, Rhoades McKee PC

 

2013-2014 Bike Grand Rapids Map

Lead Map Sponsor ($1,500)

  • Village Bike and Fitness

Major Map Sponsor ($1,300)

  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness

Supporting Map Sponsor ($1,250)

  • Metro Health

Contributing Map Sponsor ($1,000)

  • Ada Bike Shop
  • Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.
  • Freewheeler Bike Shop
  • Grand Rapids Bicycle Co.
  • Metro Health Sports Medicine

Champion Map Sponsor ($300)

  • Alger Bikes
  • Central District Cyclery
  • CycleSafe
  • Experience Grand Rapids
  • Karen Dunnam
  • The Speed Merchants
  • Striders
  • TerraTrike

In-kind Support

  • Andy Wakeman Photography
  • Christopher J. Bessert
  • Kate Hunt, She Does Design
  • Mike Zonyk, Grand Valley Metropolitan Council

 

Annual Meeting - November 13, 2013

In-kind Support

  • CityFlatsHotel
  • CycleSafe
  • Josh McBryde
  • Rory Neuner, R. Neuner Consulting
  • Randy Strobl
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council

 

Handlebar Happy Hour - August 28, 2013

In-kind Support

  • CycleSafe
  • Brewery Vivant
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness

 

MSU Gran Fondo - June 29, 2013 - GGRBC Valet Bike Parking

In-kind Support

  • Central District Cyclery
  • CycleSafe
  • The Motion Initiative

 

New Belgium Brewing - Grand Rapids Clips Beer & Film Tour - June 21, 2013

Event Sponsor

  • New Belgium Brewing

Raffle Prize Bicycles

  • New Belgium Brewing - 2013 Fat Tire Cruiser
  • Freewheeler Bike Shop - Fat Bike
  • 616 Bicycle Fabrication - Fat Bike Frame, Fork & Hubs 

In-kind Support

  • David Bosch
  • Cascade Paper Converter
  • Central District Cyclery
  • creativeonion
  • CycleSafe
  • Feyen Zylstra
  • Grand Rapids Bicycle Co.
  • Grand Rapids Triathlon
  • Just Bikes
  • Pam Matson
  • The Motion Initiative
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club
  • The Speed Merchants
  • Swift Printing & Communications

 

League of Bike Polo - 2013 Northside Regional Qualifier - June 16, 2013 - GGRBC Table

In-kind Support

  • Grand Rapids Bike Polo
  • Lantern Coffee Bar & Lounge

 

Fly to the Coq - Brewery Vivant - June 1, 2013 - GGRBC Tent and Event Bike Parking

In-kind Support

  • Brewery Vivant
  • CycleSafe
  • Just Bikes
  • Tad and Sarah Smedes

 

2013 Mayor's Ride - May 21, 2013 - GGRBC Table

In-kind Support

  • Just Bikes

 

re:STATE - Build a Better Block - May 18-19, 2013 - GGRBC Valet Bike Parking Stand

In-kind Support

  • CycleSafe
  • Just Bikes
  • Rowster New American Coffee

 

Active Commute Week - May 13-17, 2013

Presenting Sponsor ($1,000+)

  • Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
  • Grand Rapids Film Festival
  • Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition

Champion Sponsor ($500-$999)

  • Clothing Matters
  • Grand Valley State University - Pew Campus Operations
  • Meijer
  • Priority Health
  • Steelcase
  • TerraTrike
  • Turnstone

Supporting Sponsor ($250-$499)

  • Cascade Engineering
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Grand Valley State University - Sustainable Community Development Initiative

Friend ($50-$249)

  • CycleSafe
  • DPT Solutions
  • Grand Rapids Bicycle Co.
  • OnSite Wellness
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club
  • Teamwork Bags
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness

Celebration - Nonprofit Exhibitors

  • Grand Rapids Public Museum - The Rides:  Twilight and Midnight
  • MSU Gran Fondo
  • The Rapid
  • The Spoke Folks

Celebration - In-kind Support

  • Battle at the Burg
  • Central District Cyclery
  • The Dog Pit
  • The Gilmore Collection
  • Just Bikes
  • Tad Smedes
  • West Michigan Trails and Greenways Coalition

 

Grand Rapids Ride of Silence - May 15, 2013

In-kind Support

  • City of Grand Rapids
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club

 

Handlebar Happy Hour - April 10, 2013

In-kind Support

  • 616 Bicycle Fabrication
  • CityFlatsHotel
  • CycleSafe
  • Freewheeler Bike Shop

 

2013 Michigan Trails Magazine

GGRBC Ad Sponsor ($375)

  • Miller Johnson

 

Living Well - Grand Rapids, A Health & Fitness Show - January 11-12, 2013

In-kind Support

  • City of Grand Rapids Planning Department
  • CycleSafe
  • League of Michigan Bicyclists
  • Michigan Department of Transportation
  • ShowSpan
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council
  • West Michigan Regional Planning Commission
  • West Michigan Trails and Greenways Coalition

 

Handlebar Happy Hour - January 9, 2013

In-kind Support

  • Alger Bikes
  • CycleSafe
  • Grand Rapids Brewing Co.
  • ShowSpan

 

2012 Donors and Sponsors

Grants

  • Frey Foundation
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Founding Sponsor ($2,500 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation
  • Jon and Carol Muth
  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zylstra

Founding Sponsor ($1,500 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Priority Health

Founding Sponsor ($1,000 for 3 consecutive years)

  • Cascade Engineering
  • Celebration! Cinema
  • CycleSafe
  • John R. Hunting
  • J. Kevin and Cynthia McCurren
  • Miller Johnson
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club
  • Rockford Construction
  • Village Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness

Sustaining Partner ($1,000+)

  • Meijer
  • Rhoades McKee PC

Supporting Partner ($500-$999)

  • Jay Fowler and Cathy Neis

Champion ($250-$499)

  •  

Winner ($100-$249)

  • Kirk Anderson and Sara Markman
  • William Beatty
  • Dotti Clune and Jill Henemyer
  • Rich Conklin
  • Josh and Amy Duggan
  • Annie Frantz
  • Jack Hoffman
  • Sara and Blair Lachman
  • Jodey Leser
  • Ted Lott and Kristy Glass
  • David Medema
  • Amy Poplaski and Tom Tilma
  • Barbara Schmid
  • Don Smalligan
  • Galen Stevens
  • Carolyn Thompson
  • West Michigan Coast Riders
  • Gregory Yoder

Advocate ($50-$99)

  • Marshall Battani
  • Eric Bouwens and YenChing Hsu
  • Martin Brown
  • Michelle Carpenter
  • Catalyst Partners
  • Gary De Kock
  • Lindsey DesArmo
  • Dwight Dettloff and Adrienne Sines
  • Marc E. Faasse
  • GE Foundation (matching gift)
  • Brian Haagsman
  • Lee Hardy
  • Lydia Henning
  • Carol and Chip Krieger
  • Michael Mast
  • Todd Morris
  • Michael F. Otis and Linda N. Otis
  • Shawn Rathbun and Jim Rathbun
  • Norm Sevensma
  • Scott Steiner and Diane Capen
  • Taylor Voss
  • Keith Winn
  • Jim Winter-Troutwine

Friend ($25-$49)

  • Larry Barton
  • David Bosch
  • Brewery Vivant
  • Amanda J. Bruehl and Katie J. Bush - In honor of Cara Newton
  • Michael Bruinooge
  • Laura Casaletto
  • Mike Cornell
  • David de Velder
  • Herman De Vries
  • Brenda M. Engels
  • David E. Gabrielse - In honor of June Tilma
  • Randy S. Higgins
  • Bob Johnson
  • Joe Kozakiewicz
  • Joel Marogil
  • Starla McDermott
  • Donna Messina and Charles Jenkins
  • Corey N. Metcalf
  • Dennis Murphy
  • Jay and Cari Niewiek
  • Jonathan Pinchot
  • Henry Post
  • Chris Reader
  • Seth Ruse
  • Pamela Russell
  • Kate Shockey
  • Phillip Smith
  • Chris Snyder
  • Peter Spring
  • Jim Talen
  • Andrea Winn

In-kind Support

  • Tim Berghuis, Accountant, LLC
  • Feyen Zylstra
  • Grand Rapids GiveCamp
  • League of Michigan Bicyclists
  • Lee Hardy
  • Kate Hunt, She Does Design
  • The Image Shoppe
  • Interphase Interiors
  • Aaron M. Smith, McShane & Bowie, PLC
  • Social Charity Club of Grand Rapids
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council

 

2012 Board Retreat

In-kind Support

  • Pondera Advisors

 

2012 Annual Meeting

In-kind Support

  • CycleSafe
  • Interphase Interiors

 

Handlebar Happy Hour - June 2012

In-kind Support

  • Brewery Vivant
  • Central District Cyclery
  • The Motion Initiative

 

Active Commute Week 2012

Lead Sponsor ($500+)

  • Grand Valley State University
  • Meijer
  • Priority Health
  • Steelcase

Sponsor ($250-$499)

  • Grand Rapids Community College

In-kind Sponsor

  • Alger Bikes
  • Amway
  • CycleSafe
  • Metro Health
  • The Rapid
  • The Spoke Folks
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness

 

2012 West Michigan Trails Magazine

GGRBC Ad Sponsor ($375)

  • Miller Johnson

 

2011 Donors and Sponsors

Grants

  • Dyer-Ives Foundation
  • Kent County Health Department

Sponsor ($500+)

  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zylstra
  • J. Kevin and Cynthia McCurren
  • Jon and Carol Muth
  • Priority Health
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club

Champion ($250-$499)

  • Kirk W. Anderson and Sara J. Markman

Winner ($100-$249)

  • Eric C. Bouwens - In honor of Robert Bouwens
  • Josh and Amy Duggan
  • David and Connie Medema
  • Dale Phelps and Pam Kruse
  • Amy Poplaski and Tom Tilma - In honor of Larry Martin
  • Barbara Schmid
  • Gregory Yoder

Advocate ($50-99)

  • Tom Bulten
  • Tim Cusack and Anne Cusack
  • Gary De Kock
  • Lindsey DesArmo
  • Jay Fowler and Cathy Neis
  • Jay Hoekstra
  • Clarence Joldersma and Grace Joldersma
  • Susan Kohloff
  • Michael Mast
  • James Scarlett
  • Galen Stevens

Friend ($25-$49)

  • Tim Berghuis and Jill Ainslee
  • Matthew G. Borgula
  • David Bosch
  • Michael A. Bruinooge
  • Peter DeBoer and Nancy DeBoer - In honor of Tricia Bultena
  • David E. Gabrielse
  • Terri Handlin and Michael Handlin
  • Tracy A. Jonas
  • Josh Leffingwell
  • Jillian M. Martindale - In honor of Thomas Martindale, Sr.
  • Josh McBryde
  • Gary V. Nederveld
  • Julia A. Patzelt
  • Henry Post
  • Don Smalligan
  • Aaron Smith
  • Phil Stegink
  • Tim Warren

In-kind Support

  • The Image Shoppe
  • League of Michigan Bicyclists
  • Aaron M. Smith, McShane & Bowie, PLC
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council

 

2011 Annual Meeting

In-kind Support

  • Dwelling Place

 

2011 Board Retreat

In-kind Support

  • Frank and Barbara Schmid

 

2011-2012 Bike Grand Rapids Map Sponsors

Lead Map Sponsor ($1,000+)

  • Metro Health
  • Village Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness

Major Map Sponsor ($600-$999)

  • Ada Bike Shop
  • The Freewheeler Bike Shop

Contributing Map Sponsor ($300-$599)

  • Alger Cyclery
  • CycleSafe
  • Experience Grand Rapids
  • Metro Health Sports Medicine
  • TerraTrike

In-kind Support

  • Christopher J. Bessert
  • Kyle Kalm, Knapp's Corner MotoPhoto & Portrait Studio

 

2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit

Lead Summit Sponsor ($2,500+)

  • Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation

Major Summit Sponsor ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Meijer
  • Miller Johnson

Contributing Summit Sponsor ($500-$999)

  • Atomic Object
  • Calvin College
  • CycleSafe
  • The Freewheeler Bike Shop
  • City of Grand Rapids Parks, Recreation & Forestry
  • Grand Valley Metropolitan Council
  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zylstra
  • J. Kevin and Cynthia McCurren
  • Priority Health
  • The Rapid
  • Rapid Wheelmen Bicycle Club
  • Valley City Environmental Services
  • Varnum
  • West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance

Supporting Summit Sponsor ($100-$499)

  • Ada Bike Shop
  • Bike Friendly GR
  • Boston Square Community Bikes
  • Gazelle Sports
  • Helmets On/Grand Rapids BMX
  • Rhoades McKee
  • Slingshot Bicycle Co.
  • Team Meniscus
  • Village Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Trails and Greenways Coalition

In-kind Support

  • CycleSafe
  • Bike Friendly GR
  • Erwin Erkfitz Co.
  • Freewheeler Bike Shop
  • Grand Valley Metropolitan Council
  • Meijer
  • Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance
  • Priority Health
  • Teamwork Bags
  • The Tillie Ride
  • Velocity USA
  • Village Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Bike and Fitness
  • West Michigan Regional Planning Commission
  • West Michigan Trails and Greenways Coalition
  • Bob Zylstra

 

2010 Donors and Sponsors

Grants

  • Specialized Bicycle Components

Sponsor ($500+)

  • Gayla Jewell and Bob Zylstra
  • Jon and Carol Muth

In-kind Support 

  • Aaron M. Smith, McShane & Bowie, PLC

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