In 2013, the numbers were staggering:
261 Events, 192 of which were free
2014 will be no different, thanks to our terrific staff including:
Wendy Wigger, President
Joanne Roehm, Festival Director
Daryl Vogel, Vice President of Development
David Abbott, Development Director
Kelsey Morrison, Business Manager
Annete Nepomuceno, Volunteer Manager
Erik Wolenberg, Marketing Manager
Laura Melendez, Project Coordinator
Julie Remmelts, Development Coordinator
Sam Schaner, Marketing Coordinator
Hannah Nicholson, Production and Logistics Coordinator
Ashley Owen, Development & Events Lead Coordinator
Sally Schaafsma, Merchandise Coordinator
Meet the 2014 LaughFest Cabinet:
Becky Anderson, Edward Jones
Randy Joppie, HomeLife Homes
Ben VerWys, Oppenheimer & Co.
Ryan Anderson, Herman Miller, Inc.
Mary Jane Berklich, 5/3 Bank
Andrew Bowen, Amway Grand Plaza
Nicole Braun, The Sharpe Collection
Mark Breon, Spectrum Health
Jim D’Amico, Spectrum Health
James Eardley, Varnum LLP
Chuck Gallagher, Greenridge Reality
Jermone Glenn, Pastor
Robert Grimes, RGrimes, LLC
Mark Holzbach, Zebra Imaging Inc.
Katie Karczewski, Keller Williams Realty
Josh Lester, Feyen Zylstra
Jill May, The Right Place
David Morgenstern, Associated Insurance Design Co.
Jeff Morrissey, Bissell Inc.
Carter Pavey IV, Gun Lake Casino
Lorna Schultz, Economics Club of Grand Rapids
Rebecca Tyke, 2/90 Signs
Jessica Ann Tyson, Events by Jessica Ann
Ted Velie, Global Vise & Truck