2017 Red Shield Event:
Discover the World Around Your Corner

You’re invited to discover a world right here in Kent County – filled with hope, compassion and grace. Our featured Keynote Speaker is Michael Ducker, President and CEO of FedEx Freight and member of the National Advisory Board of The Salvation Army.

The event will be held in one of Notions Marketing’s new high-tech warehouse spaces where you’ll get a first-hand look at neighborhood revitalization and urban renewal at its best. Attire is CASUAL – blue jeans are totally appropriate and encouraged.

The event will include:

  • Delicious international food stations
  • A dynamic presentation from the President and CEO FedEx Freight – a member of Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies in the World
  • Heartfelt stories from those we serve

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

  • Strolling dinner and musical entertainment: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Program: 7:00 – 8:45 p.m.


Notions Marketing (MAP)
651 Crofton Street SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

Free valet parking is mandatory due to the complexity of Notions Marketing physical plant

Tickets: $125/each

Purchase Individual Tickets Online

Corporate Sponsor Form

We look forward to spending this casual, fun evening with you! If you have questions, please contact Lisa Funk at [email protected] or 616-459-3433.

Honorary Committee

Jim and Betty Buick
Eva Aguirre Cooper
Arend and Nancy Lubbers
Dan and Eunice Pfeiffer
Joe and Martie Stowell 
Carl and Sandy VerBeek

Thank You to our Event Sponsors!

General Sponsor

Colonel Sponsor
FedEx Freight
Notions Marketing
Pfeiffer Lincoln

Major Sponsor
BlueWay Financial Partners
Jim and Betty Buick
Currie Foundation
Bob and Barbara Hubling
J.C. and Tammy Huizenga
Dr. Larry and Sally Robson
Joyce Wisner

Captain Sponsor
Phil and Caroll Catlett
Greg and Amy Conway
Dale and Ellen DeHaan
Grand Rapids Community College
Rob and Diane Hyland
Bob and Paulette Israels
The Jandernoa Foundation
Lieutenant Tickets
Cornerstone University
Express Employment Professionals
Max and Jan Gibbs
Bill and Ginger Young
Porter Hills