August 2016 Program

August 3, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Having just returned from Africa, Erin Vargo, a Grand Valley State University Wildlife Biology Senior, will be educating us on the mission and history of the Cheetah Conservation Fund.  She will also share how zoos are participating in the conservation initiative.

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.

July 2016 Program

July 6, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Joe Schulte, a police officer and firefighter with the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, will present a program on the history of Grand Haven and will share some memorabilia with us!

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 2016 Program

June 1, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Kindra Burger from the Sunrise Acre Egg Farm in Hudsonville will explain the American Egg Board and the Good Egg Project, a program designed to teach students about the benefits of a healthy, protein-rich breakfast and to show them how fresh foods, like eggs, make their way from the farm to their table. Which came first – the chicken or the egg?

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.

In addition, 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 2016 Program

May 4, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

It’s finally here!  This is the day we announce the Counterpart Woman of the Year!  You won’t want to miss this special event.

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.

MEMBERS:

The new Counterpart fiscal year begins on April 1.  That means dues are due! There is no change in the dues structure for this year.

The annual membership fee is $28 and may be paid any time now, along with your luncheon fee, or mailed to Counterpart at PO Box 356, Grand Haven, MI  49417.

 If you are a supporting member and pay by the quarter, the amount due in April is $61. 

If you pay by the year, the amount due is $160.

April 2016 Program

April 6, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Cindy Anderson, of the Tri-Cities 100 Women Who Care Alliance, will share how the local chapter developed in 2010 and has grown over the years to give hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Tri-Cities area. She will explain how the 100 Women Who Care concept is spreading across America.

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.

March 2016 Program

March 2, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

David Waterstradt, from The Law Offices of David Waterstradt, is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA). He is one of only a handful of attorneys in the State of Michigan who have earned CELA certification from the National Elder Law Foundation. David will talk about legal planning topics in which he has over twenty years of experience. Estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, Medicaid planning and special needs planning are his areas of legal expertise.

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.

Please consider bringing women’s hygiene and healthcare products (think tampons and toilet paper) to our February and March meetings. There is an ongoing need for these products and we will be handing any donations over to the local Women’s Life group, who will add them to what they collect during their upcoming drive. All donations will be given to our local shelters.

February 2016 Program

February 3, 2016      12:00 pm            Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Ken Start, author of A Prescription For Addiction, will share his story of addiction that began after an automobile accident. In addition to his experiences, which include manipulating doctors, he’ll cover how to identify the signs of addiction and how to help. Ken is in recovery and has accomplished a lot in his life. He is ambitious about educating and informing others about just how easy it is to become an addict and when you have the will, how you can get to recovery. His inspiring book is available locally at The Bookman in Grand Haven as well as at Amazon.com.

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.

Please consider bringing women’s hygiene and healthcare products (think tampons and toilet paper) to our February and March meetings. There is an ongoing need for these products and we will be handing any donations over to the local Women’s Life group, who will add them to what they collect during their upcoming drive. All donations will be given to our local shelters.