Join Alternatives in Motion as we recognize the 2016 West Michigan Endurance Challenge Award recipients!
The evening includes a dinner, auction, award presentation, and keynote speaker Mackenzie Woodring, Paralympic Cycling Team Tandem Pilot and 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalist (on the right in above picture). Certain sponsorship levels include a private reception with Mackenzie from 5:15-6 p.m. before the event!
Proceeds from this event benefit Alternatives in Motion, helping us provide quality, donated mobility equipment and repairs to individuals and families in financial need, ensuring they have access to independence and a better quality of life.
Choose a sponsorship level, purchase a table, or simply purchase a ticket. We and those we serve appreciate your generosity!
- Finish Line: $10,000
- Marathon for Mobility: $5,000
- Moving People Forward: $2,500 by Oct. 28, 2016
- Pace Setter: $1,000 by Oct. 28, 2016
- Wave Maker: $500 by Oct. 28, 2016
(see details of what's included in these packages after clicking ("get tickets")
To find out more visit aimhighawards.org.
Announcing our fantastic award winners:
Moving People Forward Award: Daniel Spranger and Dallas Van Deusen are My Team Triumph captains. Both wheelchair-bound, they have encouraged and inspired other athletes during countless races.
Lifetime Contribution Award: Craig Van Ess has competed in triathlons for over 25 years. With his 16 Ironman races, he has raised over $1 million for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County.
Corporate Dedication Award: Priority Health is involved in the endurance community by providing support for athletes as well as a summer run camp.
Individual Accomplishment Award: Nick Long started Fusion Medical and NeuroCare Home Health to provide supplies and care for people who need it most. An active wheel athlete, he is the driving force behind the Grand Rapids Thunder Rugby team.
Inspiration Award: Danielle Musto runs Grand Rapids Dirt Dawgs, a kids' mountain biking team. She inspires confidence, community, and a positive can-do attitude in her kids.
George Ranville Volunteerism Award: Ira Trowbridge volunteered at AIM last year, cleaning chairs and fixing equipment. This January, he passed away after fighting MS for 7 years.
Special thanks to sponsors Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon, Meijer & Metro Health