July 2017 Program

July 5, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Robert W. Siegel, Jr. is the author of Learn to Lead with Love: A Field Guide to Building a Team with Heart. Siegel has over 30 years experience in leadership as a teacher, coach, principal, and adjunct professor. Bob desires to lead others in a positive way while employing lots of humor in his daily interactions.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

June 2017 Program

June 7, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Counterpart’s June 7 meeting will feature the announcement of the 2017 Distinguished Woman of the Year, as well as the summer clothing drive for the Center for Women in Transition (CWIT). Members are encouraged to invite their mothers and/or daughters to this meeting.

The Woman of the Year award recognizes the volunteer service and leadership of one special woman in our community. Nominees must volunteer at a policy-making level, show outstanding achievement in their professions, maintain high personal and professional ethics, and reside in the Tri-Cities area.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

The Center for Women in Transition (CWIT) will be collecting gently used summer clothes and accessories for the Summer Clothing Drive. CWIT will have a van at the entrance to the Holiday Inn to collect your donations from 11:30 to noon.  Receipts are available on request. Clean out your closets and put those little-worn outfits and accessories to good use.  At CWIT, women can visit the “Wardrobe for Work” and are assisted in selecting several outfits that can be worn for interviews and work attire. CWIT is also in need of personal care products and gently used towels.

May 2017 Program

May 3, 2017    12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Janet Hasselbring will tell us about the Tri-Cities Area Imagination Library (T.A.I.L.), affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which provides quality, age-appropriate books, FREE, every month to children, birth to age 5, living in the Grand Haven or Spring Lake area school districts. The books are mailed directly from the Dolly Parton Foundation to the children’s homes as gifts, sent with dignity and respect. The early childhood literacy program is designed to inspire and nurture a love of reading in children by establishing a bond with their family and friends — a crucial component of literacy.

Reservations are required for the lunch meeting at the Spring Lake Holiday Inn, and are due no later than noon May 1 (the Monday prior to the luncheon). Guests are welcome. To make or cancel reservations, email Martha Roldan: keltyroldan@msn.com or call her at (616) 607-9205. The $11.00 luncheon fee is due at the door and includes meal, dessert, beverage, and gratuity.  Please note that Counterpart is charged for each lunch ordered, so if you have a reservation, payment is due even if you cannot attend.

Public wishing to hear the program without attending the luncheon are welcome to attend at no cost and should arrive by 12:30.

April 2017 Program

April 5, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Counterpart’s April 5 meeting will feature a program by award-winning local historian Marjie Viveen, with highlights of local history and the background of the Ottawa County Poor Farm, which is now an Ottawa County Park.

Reservations are required for the lunch meeting at the Spring Lake Holiday Inn, and are due no later than noon April 3 (the Monday prior to the luncheon). Guests are welcome. To make or cancel reservations, email Martha Roldan: keltyroldan@msn.com or call her at (616) 607-9205. The $11.00 luncheon fee is due at the door and includes meal, dessert, beverage, and gratuity.  Please note that Counterpart is charged for each lunch ordered, so if you have a reservation, payment is due even if you cannot attend.

Public wishing to hear the program without attending the luncheon are welcome to attend at no cost and should arrive by 12:30.

March 2017 Program

March 1, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the Save the Catwalk initiative. Erin Turrell, who’s spearheading the fundraising for the removal, restoration, and re-installation of the catwalk on the Grand Haven pier, will tell us about this historical project.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

February 2017 Program

February 1, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Our speaker will be Cindy Anderson, who is a retired Speech and Language Pathologist. Cindy will share her experiences of a trip to Bwindi, Uganda, to see the Diane Fossey gorillas from Gorillas in the Mist. While there in 2013, she and her husband visited a very primitive school, and they began helping them. They visited again in November of 2016. Cindy will report on the progress of the school and the success of the students.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

January 2017 Program

January 4, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Barbara Lee VanHorssen, Experi-Mentor of Extended Grace, will help us welcome in the new year.  Extended Grace is a nonprofit grassroots social lab that builds community while solving problems.  Barbara will explain the work of Extended Grace, along with the insights gained from a recent trip to Honduras, and how all of us are key players in creating a healthier community for all.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.