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

(list reflects gifts received and cleared as of 7/24/17)


Superior Level

  • Gerald and Karen Jennings
  • In Memory or Frank M. Fitzgerald
  • Anshu Varma

Michigan Level

  • Steven & Linda Dow
  • James & Kathleen Lammers
  • Robert Miller & Shelegh Ferguson-Miller
  • Douglas McGrady
  • Deborah & Edward Roeber

Huron Level

  • Larry and Willa Behnkendorf
  • Douglas & Polly Barr
  • Robert & Karen Blackman
  • John Kloswick
  • Katherine Corby & Arie Koelewyn
  • Patricia Huebner
  • Nan Jackson & Vernon Mesler
  • Juliet Levy-Weston & Eric Weston
  • Deborah Mulcahey & Peter Ollila
  • Reginald Ronningen
  • Kay Schmid
  • Sam Singh & Kerry Ebersole
  • Elias Strangas & Jane Turner

Erie Level

  • Harry Andrews & Mary Louis-Andrews
  • Bonnie Allmen
  • Henretta Band
  • Burton & Christine Bargerstock
  • Robin Beech
  • Julia Bishop
  • Donald Bowman & Sylvia Light
  • Steven & Barbara Bursian
  • Gregory & Julie Darby
  • Mary Aldrich Jenkins & Norris Jenkins
  • David Balas & James Sellman
  • Henretta Band
  • David Baur & Bernice Natoli
  • Julia Bishop
  • Brian Bishop
  • Joseph & Beth Bonsall
  • Clifford Borbas
  • Stephen Breedlove & Cynthia Jordan
  • Catherine Caswell & Christopher Wolf
  • Katherine Corby & Arie Koelewyn
  • Gregory & Julie Darby
  • Katie Donnelly
  • Daniel & Carolyn Edmunds
  • Susan & Ronald Eggleston
  • Ruth Fitzgerald
  • James Forsyth
  • Louise Forsyth
  • Rafael Frank & Shirley Tighe Frank
  • David Gander & Carol Steele
  • Liutauras Gedvilas
  • James & Patricia Groom
  • Lorna Jean Guile
  • Terry & Nan Hall
  • Michael & Judith Hampton
  • Sally & Robert Harwood
  • Frederick & Melody Hasselback
  • Michael Hauser
  • Sharon Healy
  • Lawrence & Mary Hennessey
  • Meegan Holland
  • Angela Hoogterp & Bobbie Rosencrans
  • David & Iris Horner
  • Richard & Deborah Irrer
  • Norris Jenkins & Mary Aldrich-Jenkins
  • Kristin & Ronald Jimison
  • John & Margaret Jones
  • Charles & Susan Kachel
  • Myron Kelsey
  • Joseph & Julia Keehbauch
  • Helen Kurtz & William Johnson
  • Vengu Lakshminarayanan
  • David & Cynthia Langdon
  • Leonard & Suzanne Lipinski
  • Cynthia Lockington & Kelly Funk
  • Lois Lynch
  • William & Elena Keller
  • Harlan MacDowell
  • Marsha MacDowell & Kurt Dewhurst
  • Annette McBride
  • Molly McBride
  • Dorothy McMeekin
  • Cynthia Mielock
  • Richard & Linda Miles
  • Wolfgang & Odile Mittig
  • Michael Moquin & Julia Spalding
  • Kenneth Morrison & Susan Burke
  • Robin Morrison
  • Thomas & Winifred Motherwell
  • George Orban & Rae Ramsdell
  • Lawrence Provencher
  • Rajeev Patgaonkar
  • Gregory & Diane Penix
  • Graham Pierce
  • Wiliam & Sally Pratt
  • Judy Raber
  • Victor Rauch & Ellen DeRosia
  • Lewis Resnick
  • John & Diane Revitte
  • Karen & Fathi Saad
  • Robert & Margaret Schneider
  • Allyn Shaw
  • Abby Schwartz
  • Diane & Nolan Singleton
  • Pauline Sondag
  • Lynn Spisak
  • Martha Stanbury & Kenneth Rosenman
  • David Stowe
  • Renee & Robert Swanson
  • Lynne Swanson & Gary Ralph
  • Neal Villhauer & Linda Hegstrom
  • Michael Unsworth
  • Robert Uphaus & Lois Rosen
  • Victor & Elaine Weipert
  • Elizabeth Wilson
  • Paul Zielinski & Sharen Furman

Ontario Level

  • Winfield & Karin Andrews
  • Marilyn & Walter Baird
  • Samuel & Suzanne Baker
  • David Balas & James Sellman
  • Gladys Beckwith
  • Peter & Lisa Berg
  • Matthew Burke & Teresa Krieger-Burke
  • L Jeanne Cargill
  • Robert & Eldrid Crawford
  • William & Nancy Danhof
  • Diane Early
  • Stephen Esquith & Christine Worland
  • Stephen & Nicola Findlay
  • Robert Francoeur
  • Cathy & Kenneth Hart
  • Cynthia Herfindahl & John Melcher
  • Stan & Toba Kaplowitz
  • Larry & Katherine King
  • Margaret & William Kingsbury
  • Marcia & Red LeClear
  • Beryl Levy
  • Robert & Kathryn Lovell
  • Clare Luz
  • Robert Matson
  • Joseph Minton & Nancy Spates
  • John Muenzer & Mary Jo White
  • Stephanie Palagyi & Michael Rodriguez
  • Edna Poore
  • Rita Richardson & Thomas Law
  • Gerald Rider
  • Paul Roney
  • Andrew Smith
  • Ann Spalding
  • Thomas Stanton & Carol Skillings
  • Clarence & Loretta Suelter
  • John & Cynthia Suppnick
  • Martha Townsend
  • Gail Vanderstoep
  • Arthur & Kristy Weber
  • Lisa Wilson
  • K. Winkler

Red Cedar Level

  • Julia & Jeffrey Baker
  • Andrea Bishop
  • Elizebth Bogue & C.B. Smith
  • Robert & Laurie Barnhart
  • Barbara Bidigare
  • Wayne Bowers
  • Patricia Conway
  • John & Martha Couretas
  • Patrica Donath
  • Tobin & Joanne Emrick
  • Sheila Graziano
  • Gordon & Melissa Jimison
  • Linnea Jimison
  • Margaret Judge
  • Thelma Hansen
  • Jane Kaminski & Sean O’Berski
  • Jeanne Kendall
  • Micah Ling
  • Deborah McMartin-Finkel & Charles Finkel
  • Raymond Miller
  • Sharon Monod
  • Jack Nolish
  • Kirsten Olson
  • Laurel & Edouard Ponist
  • Lawrence & Martha Robbins
  • Brian & Sally Silver
  • Marilyn Spalding
  • Jessie Storey-Fry
  • Char Vogan
  • Carol Welch
  • Mary Winter
  • Susan Wood