Grand Rapids, MI

Please join us at 6:30p Thursday, April 11 at Frederik Meijer Gardens for AJS' Celebration of Justice Dinner! We are thrilled to have James Nealon, the former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras as our keynote speaker. In addition, AJS co-founders Kurt Ver Beek and Jo Ann Van Engen will share highlights from this last year in Honduras. Please RSVP below to save your seat!

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When and where is the event? 6:30p Thursday, April 11 2019 at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525)

Do you need volunteers? Do you need volunteers? YES! We rely heavily on volunteers to make our celebration events possible! We need volunteers to help set-up, sell t-shirts, greeting, serving dinner and clean-up. All volunteers recieve a free AJS t-shirt! For more information or to sign-up, please contact Alison Wabeke at 1(800)897-1135.

What time should I arrive? Dinner begins at 6:30 PM, but guests are welcome to come early and stay late. 

How long is the event? The dinner usually lasts about 2 hours.

What should I wear? The AJS Celebration of Jusitce event is a dressy yet casual event. Our speakers will be in suit and tie, but many guests come dressed casually. 

Where can I park? There is free parking in the main parking lot.

What is a table sponsor? A table sponsor is someone who commits to filling up an 10 person dinner table - more info coming soon!

What is a corporate sponsor or underwriter? A corporate sponsor is a sponsorship gift from a business in exchange for promotion of your business. An underwriter is someone who gives a gift to help underwrite the event costs, allowing gifts received at the event to go directly to our programs. Please contact Alison Wabeke at for more information on being a corporate sponsor or underwriter.

How can I share this with others? Spread the Word! Help us spread the word about our AJS Celebration of Justice! Pass out Save the Date cards to friends and family, send an email inviting folks to join you for a delicious meal and exciting stories from Honduras, and help us share on social media!

Who will be speaking at this event? TBD


Corporate Sponsorship

We rely on Corporate sponsors to make this event possible - THANK YOU to all the sponsors who made last year's events possible! If you'd like more information or would like to support AJS as a corporate sponsor, click here.








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Association for a More Just Society (AJS)
PO Box 888631
Grand Rapids, MI 49588

1 (800) 897-1135