Great Friends

Become a Great Friend of the Festival!

  • Do you value having the Great Lakes Folk Festival in the East Lansing community?
  • Do you appreciate seeing top-quality performers and artists, cooks, and crafts people all in one place over one weekend?
  • Do you value learning about the skills and artistry of individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds?
  • Do you want to keep the Great Lakes Folk Festival accessible to all, regardless of their financial background?
  • Do you think it is important that this festival is an entertaining AND educational experience for people of all ages?

Contributions made to the festival are also considered gifts to Michigan State University and as such, are tax-deductible as provided by law, and count toward membership in MSU’s donor societies.

 

Great Friends for 2016

(list reflects gifts received and cleared as of 9/1/16)


Superior Level

  • In Loving Memory of Frank M. Fitzgerald
  • Dr. Gerald and Karen Jennings
  • James & Kathleen Lammers
  • Dr. Robert Miller and Dr. Shelagh Ferguson-Miller
  • Anshu Varma

Michigan Level

  • Nancy Hammond
  • Meegan Holland
  • Douglas McGrady
  • Edward and Deborah Roeber

Huron Level

  • Larry and Willa Behnkendorf
  • Tim and Lynnette Bugenske
  • Steven and Linda Dow
  • Michael and Judith Hampton
  • Timothy Hoepfner and Lora Helou
  • Roberta McCall
  • Deborah Mulcahey and Peter Ollila
  • Reginald Ronningen
  • David Winder and Laurie Sommers
  • Eric Weston and Juliet Levy-Weston

Erie Level

  • Robert and Julie Alexander
  • Harry Andrews and Mary Louis Andrews
  • David Balas and James Sellman
  • Susan Bandes
  • Douglas and Polly Barr
  • Dr. Gladys Beckwith
  • Bob and Karen Blackman
  • Stephen Breedlove and Dr. Cynthia Jordan
  • Susan Brown
  • Dr. Steven and Barbara Bursian
  • Jon Coleman and Sonja Jurzysta
  • James and Dr. Patricia Croom
  • Gregory and Julie Darby
  • Catherine Davis
  • Phillip and Mary Dean
  • Stanley Denek
  • Katie Donnelly
  • David Draggoo
  • Daniel and Carolyn Edmunds
  • Linda Efaw
  • Ron and Susan Eggleston
  • Harold and Lori Emmons
  • Ellen Ferency
  • James Forsyth
  • Louise Forsythe
  • Liutauras Gedvilas
  • Dr. Gordon Guyer and Mary Gettel Guyer
  • Terry and Nan Hall
  • Thelma Hansen
  • Robert and Sally Harwood
  • Fred and Melody Hasselback
  • Michael Hauser
  • Dr. Lawrence and Mary Hennessey
  • Dr. Angela Hoogterp and Bobbie Rosencrans
  • Dr. David Horner and Iris Horner
  • Richard and Deborah Irrer
  • Norris Jenkins and Mary Aldrich-Jenkins
  • Rep. H Lyn Jondahl and Judith Martin
  • Dr. John Jones and Dr. Margaret Jones
  • William Johnson and Helen Kurtz
  • Charles and Susan Kachel
  • Dr. Jane Kaminski and Sean O’Berski
  • John Kloswick
  • Leonard and Suzanne Lipinski
  • Lois Lynch
  • Harlan MacDowell
  • Doug and Patricia McCall
  • Dr, Richard Miksicek and Vicki Adler-Miksicek
  • George Orban and Rae Ramsdell
  • Rajeev Patgaonkar
  • Victor Rauch and Ellen DeRosia
  • Prof. Emer. John and Diane Revitte
  • Dr. Fathi and Karen Saad
  • Dr. Nolan and Dr. Dianne Singleton
  • Lynn Spisak
  • Prof. Shawn Riley and Shari Gregory
  • Dr. Kenneth Rosenman and Martha Stanbury
  • Victor Rauch and Ellen DeRosia
  • Robert and Renee Swanson
  • Bill and Linda Trevarthen
  • Neal Villhauer and Linda Hegstrom
  • Carol Welch
  • Donald and Catherine West
  • Barry and Patricia Wilson
  • Paul Zielinski and Sharen Furman

Ontario Level

  • Susan Anderson
  • Nancy Austin Dixon
  • Dr. Walter and Marilyn Baird
  • Barbara Bidigare
  • Dr. Joseph and Beth Bonsall
  • David Bower
  • Bradley and Linda Brogren
  • Dr. John and C Irene Cantlon
  • Robert and Eldrid Crawford
  • Phillip and Mary Dean
  • Stuart Dowty and Janet Goldwasser
  • Dorothy Dyer
  • Tobin and Joanne Emrick
  • Dr. Roy and Alice Erickson
  • Ronald and Phyllis Fox
  • Stephen and Dr. Nicola Findley
  • Robert Francoeur
  • James and Jan Fry
  • William Henry and Irene Jackson
  • Dr. Richard and Alice Hill
  • Norris Jenkins and Mary Aldrich-Jenkins
  • Dr. Stan and Toba Kaplowitz
  • Dr. Larry and Katherine King
  • William and Margaret Kingsbury
  • Patrice Klein
  • Arie Koelewyn and Katherine Corby
  • Mary Laing
  • John Linstrom and Cynthia Kyle
  • Beryl Levy
  • Allen Maki
  • Joseph Minton and Dr. Nancy Spates
  • Fred Mollenkopf
  • Eileen Moloney
  • John Muenzer and Mary Jo White
  • Jack Nolish
  • Craig Partridge
  • Thomas and Linda Peet
  • Charles and Rebecca Peterson
  • Dr. Ruth Renaud
  • Gerald Rider
  • Dr. Jacob Rowan and Wendy Sylvester-Rowan
  • Marilyn Spalding

Red Cedar Level

  • Matthew Anderson
  • Winfield and Karin Arneson
  • Rebecca Bishop
  • Elizabeth Bogue and C.B. Smith
  • Trudy Bower
  • Wayne Bowers
  • Judith Bridger
  • Marilyn Deussen
  • Dr. Gregory Franklin and Dr. Susan Frankin
  • Lorna Jean Guile
  • Margaret Judge
  • Jeanne Kendall
  • Brian Koon
  • Dr. Dana MacMillan
  • John Melcher and Cynthia Herfindahl
  • Raymond Miller
  • Sharon Monod
  • Anthony and Karen Patrick
  • Thomas Remington
  • Kathleen Shapiro
  • Ann Spalding
  • William and Maria Struck
  • Michael Unsworth
  • Dr. Gail Vanderstoep
  • Dr. Raymond Vlasin
  • Thomas Volkening
  • Dr. Arthur and Kristy Weber
  • Lisa Wilson
  • Mary Winter