Our friends love us  

Our program speaks for itself. Just ask our friends, 
throughout the world, who share our cause.

Camille Gibson
AVON Representative / Kentwood, MI
Lisa L. Stone
Educational Entrepreneur / Norton Shores, MI
Grand Rapids, MI MS volunteer
Jim Smutek
Metal artist in Dearborn, Michigan
U.P. Trading Company and Country Gallery
Newberry, Michigan
Perrin Brewing Company
Comstock Park, Michigan
Kitsch Hair Ties
Los Angeles, California
Detroit Choppers Cycle Shop
Roseville, MI
Joel Sartore
Photographer, speaker, author and teacher
Lucie Arnaz
Actress, singer, dancer and producer
Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd
Actors, comedians, singers and musicians
Jeff Allen
International comedian
Tim Allen
International comedian
Steven Backman
World renowned toothpick sculptor
Burlingame, California
Tarma Designs
Penngrove, California
Stefano Pelinga
5 time World pool trick shot champion
Born in Rome, Italy and now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada
Emily Duddy
World pool champion
WPBA "Rookie of the Year"
Florian Kohler
World's best pool trick shot artist
Tim Chin
International pool trick shot artist
Las Vegas, Nevada
Parker Bohn III
PBA Hall of Fame member - 33 titles
Missy Parkin
Professional bowler - Lake Forest, CA
St. Joseph Catholic Grade School
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Bridging Grand Rapids, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Minnesota
St. Joseph Catholic Grade School
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Sacred Heart Catholic Grade School
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Legendary Boot Hill Saloon
Daytona Beach, Florida
3 Confections and Pastries
Andrea De Graaf - Casnovia, MI
Cookies by design
Grand Rapids
Donna Ryan
Port Orange, Florida
Derrick Owens, Sr
Basketball coach, motivational speaker, mentor, educator
Palmer Service, Inc
Complete car care
Chris - Riding across Canada for MS
Rachel Tollefson
Nanny in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Michael Robinson
President / Optometrist at Coventry Eye Care Associates
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Bob Schichtel 
Grand Rapids, MI teacher - retired
Bell Forest Products
Ishpeming, MI
Janet Szczepanski
Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education
University of Evansville, IN
Ladi Iya
Head Volleyball Coach - University of Rochester
Canadian Women's National Volleyball Team
Tracey Renfroe
Certified massage therapist and personal trainer in Grand Rapids

Dr. Marcia McEvoy / Grand Rapids
Amanda Webb 
World class illustrator -
Jason Kooistra
Financial Advisor - LPL Financial in Grand Rapids
Anita Cesarline - Engle
Former GRCC Westside Learning Corner student / Africa
Cabot Cheese
Award winning Vermont cheddar cheese
John Russo's Carrettino Italian Market
International foods and wines / Grand Rapids
Mieras Shoes since 1922
Carol Hennessy
Kent County Commissioner / Michigan
Roy Schmidt
State Representative 76th House District / Michigan
Tyler Frank
Educator / Peace Corps volunteer in Peru
Starr Wren
Lifemax - West Palm Beach, FL

Kirk J. Agerson  MD
AF Associates Family Medicine PC / Grand Rapids
Kevin A. Coe  DDS / Kentwood
Burkhart & Chapp Chiropractic PLC
Dr. Tim and Dr. Jim keeping you aligned in life / Caledonia
REC Turnings
Eric Beuker - Pen Designer / Grand Rapids
Del Krueger
World class wood turner from Columbus, MI
MiJo Woodcrafts
Mike Johnson from Belding, MI
Glass Eye Butterfly
Designs by Rosemary Cheslock / Grand Rapids
Debbie Flynn Designs
Custom jewelry creations by Debbie Flynn / Grand Rapids
Katie Dean Jewelry
Born and raised in Caledonia, MI and moved to California
Best Western Grandvillage Inn / Grandville, MI
Scholastic, Inc
The world's leader in publishing
Jim Goodrich - Manager / Grandville, MI
Champions Gate
Indoor golf center / Grand Rapids, MI
Hale Irwin
Professional golfer
Phil Mickelson
Professional golfer
Iacovoni and Associates
Marissa Iacovoni
Exquisite interior design for your dreams / Chicago and Houston
Leslie Saltzstein Wooldridge, MSN, RNCS, GNP
Daughter Jenna Saltzstein - 2002 MS Scholarship recipient
Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm
Texas Governor Rick Perry
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter
Most Reverend Walter A. Hurley - Grand Rapids Diocese
Reverend Eugene S. Golas
Mother Dolores Hart, Pr. O.S.B. - The Abbey / Connecticut
American Physical Therapy Association
Lake Michigan Catholic Schools
Michigan Health Occupational Educators Association
First Lady Michelle Obama
Western Michigan University Alumni Association
Independent Bank - Standale
Open 7 days a week for all your banking needs
Tom Jager Agency
Creating the perfect insurance plan for your family
Lakeshore Latino Outreach Center, Inc.
Preusser Jewelers
Michigan's oldest jeweler
Israels Designs for Living
Big Boy Restaurants
Pearl Street, home of our benefits, is the #1 store in Michigan
West Michigan's premier running store / Grandville
Reality Radio - WPRR 1680AM
Tuesdays with Tormala 10AM
Fresh Flower Market
Alpine Avenue Golf Center
Home of our annual miniature golf classics
Lincoln Lanes
Home of our annual bowling benefits
Netserv, Inc.
Website creations and more
Van's Awards Plus
Creating our plaques to honor our students
Marlene and Billy VerPlanck
World class singer and composer duo
Rachel Barton Pine
World class violinist from Chicago

Legendary Connie Francis
International recording and film star

Legendary Vikki Carr
Television, radio, film, music and theater star
4 time Grammy Award recipient
Rachel Mercer
Toronto, Canada
Stephanie Rebecca
Ketchican, Alaska
Dr. Chi-Chen
Assistant Professor of piano, Coordinator of collaborative piano
University of Wyoming, Music Department
Joanne Shenandoah
Singer, composer and acoustic guitarist
Grammy Award winner, Indie Award winner and Syracuse Area Music Awards winner
Red Molly
Americana trio Laurie, Abbie and Molly
Williamsburg, Massachusetts
Elinor Frey
Award winning Canadian cellist
Lisa Mann
2014 Blues Music Awards "Sean Costello Rising Star" Award
Portland, Orgeon
Cassandre McKinley
Gifted jazz artist
Wilmington, Massachusetts
Banu Gibson
International swinging jazz singer with loyalty to 20's, 30's and 40's
New Orleans, Lousiana
Samantha Gray
Rhythm and blues artist
Born in Ypsilanti, Michigan and lives in Tennessee
Honey Whiskey Trio
Courtney, Ann and Christina
HJ Lim
International pianist
Eroica Trio
Grammy nominated trio Erika, Sara and SaraBobby Goldsboro
Singer, songwriter, guitarist, painter and television producer
2 time Grammy Award winner in 1968
Grace Kelly
World class jazz saxophonist, violinist, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and bandleader
Massachusetts resident
Moxie Strings
Fiddler Diana, Electric cellist Alison and percussionist Fritz
Ann Arbor, Michigan
John Kay and Steppenwolf
Legendary rock band from 1968 - 1972
The legendary Carole King
Dave Koz
Award winning musician and radio host
Peter White
Award winning jazz artist and original songwriter
Anne Hills
Singer, acress, writer and musician
Raised in Michigan and lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Ashley Daneman
Jazz vocalist & Composer, Singer / Songwriter, Voice instructor and Visual artist
Sena Ehrhardt
2012 Blues Music Awards - Best New Artist Debut Nominee
The hottest female blues artist today!
Natasha Meister - blues guitarist
Canadian blues singer / songwriter
Zola Moon
Blues singer and songwriter
Tierney Sutton
Faith Gibson
Jazz singer - Germany
Helen Sung
Jazz pianist and composer
Dan Siegel
Award winning jazz pianist and composer
Edye Evans Hyde
2011 West Michigan Jazz Society Musician of the Year
Jazz, blues and pop artist from Grand Rapids
Peter White
Award winning jazz and original songwriter
Michelle Murray
Nashville recording artistt and actress

Larry Manetti
Author - Aloha Magnum
Actor, author and radio host
Jameson Parker
American actor (Simon & Simon) and Award winning author
Melissa Francis
Author and actress / Played Cassandra on Little House on the Prairie
Lucia Raatma
Twenty years as a book publisher, copywriter and author
Tampa Bay, Florida
Joey O
Author and international golf trick shot artist
Maria Dismondy
Award winning children's book author, former teacher and speaker
Melinda Long
Author of children's books
Greenville, South Carolina
Amanda Flower
Author    Agatha Award Nominee for "Best First Novel"
Librarian in Cleveland, Ohio

Marian Szczepanski
Author - Playing St. Barbara
Pennsylvania resident
Suzanne LaFleur
Author - Listening for Lucca
New York resident
Liesel Litzenburger
Award winning author
Suzanne Woods Fisher
Author - Life with Lily and The Keeper
Alamo, California
Sue Harrison
Author -
Song of the River
Pickford, MI
John Smolens
Author - Fire Point and
The Invisible World
Marquette, MI
Steve Hamilton
Author -
Blood in the Sky
Cottekill, NY
Thomas Sullivan
Author -
Dust of Eden
Maple Grove, MN
Priscilla Cogan
Author -
Winona's Web
Upton, MA
Sweet Potato Sensations
Detroit, MI
Daniela Schachter
Jazz pianist, vocalist and performer
Linda Eder
Broadway musical star and acclaimed vocalist
Melissa Rose Ziemer
Chicago's best entertainer
Tracy Grammer
International singer and producer
Amanda Vernon
Grand Rapids inspirational singer / songwriter
Diane Marino 
2011 Jazz vocalist of the year
Accomplished vocalist, pianist and arranger
Nicole Henry
One of the world's most acclaimed vocalists
Miami New Times "Best Solo Musician 2002"
Karisa Wilson
Grand Rapids singer and songwriter
Joyce Cooling
Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter
Tom Otterness
International sculptor
Dale Westrick - All American Offensive Tackle
Grand Valley State University
2002 NCAA Division II National Champions
Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame member
Maria C. Lesetz
Certified life coach and motivational speaker
Accelerated Cure Project for MS
A cutting edge 501 c 3 non profit organization in Waltham, MA
Lost Caravan
Colorado residents
Mississippi Heat
Down right "Hot" blues from Chicago, Illinois
Rod Piazza and The All Mighty Flyers
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
Harry Lucas and The Lowdown
Grand Rapids, Michigan's best blues band
The Kelly Richey Band
The best in blues from the Midwest
The Tommy Castro Band
International blues artist
Jimmy Thackery and The Drivers
Simply the best in the blues
Ronnie Baker Brooks
International blues artist
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Sandy Sasso
Vocalist, Jazz with an attitude from New York City
Moms in Touch International
Supporting moms, families and schools
Phase III Graphics
Taking care of your printing ideas
Homewatch CareGivers
Exceptional care for our loved ones
Wilderness Expressions
The best coffeehouse in Grand Rapids, MI
Frenz Coffeehouse
Coffee, music and friends in Rockford, MI
Coffee, nightly artists and fun in Hudsonville, MI
Biggby Coffee
Home of our "Biggby fights MS" benefits
Brandywine Inn
Great food, fun and friends in Grand Rapids, MI
Design 1 Spa
Come relax and let Design 1 pamper you
West Michigan Whitecaps
Noto's Old World Italian Dining
Grand Rapids
BOATWERKS Waterfront Restaurant
Holland, MI
The Shack
The perfect place to lodge - White Cloud, MI
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
A five star hotel
Bayshore Resort
Traverse City, MI
Frank's Market
The best kielbasa in Grand Rapids
Wolf Tracks Massage Therapy
Jeffrey Simancek / owner  Allendale, MI
Jordan Valley Glassworks
Beautiful blown glass / East Jordan, MI
Ravines Golf Club
Saugatuck, MI
Betsy Ratzsch Pottery
Ada, MI
Vitale's Sport & Lounge
Comstock Park, MI
Vitale's Italian Restaurant
Grand Rapids - Leonard NE
Sam's Joint
Rockford, MI
Panopoulos Salons
Kopper Top
A unique dining experience at 4th and Stocking
Incredibly Edible Delites, Inc.
Mr. Gordie Howe
Hockey legend
Grand Rapids Griffins
Hockeytown in Grand Rapids, MI
Comstock Park, MI
Annette Funicello Bear Company
Mission Viejo, CA
Siegel Jewelers
Grand Rapids, MI
Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Boulder Creek Golf Club
Belmont, MI
Saugatuck Boat Cruises
Saugatuck, MI
Dominican Center at Marywood
Beltline Big Band
Adrian Callaghan
East Grand Rapids wood artist
Bonefish Grill
Grand Victorian B & B
Bellaire, MI
Harbor House Inn
Grand Haven, MI
West Michigan Blues Society
Blues in the schools program and your blues connection
Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
Angelo State University
Oakland Communiy College

Grand Valley State University
A World Class university
Grand Rapids Community College
Preparing our students for the future