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Hello//Goodbye: A Celebratory Reception

August 31 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm EDT

Hello//Goodbye: A Celebratory Reception

Join us for an in-person celebration!

You’re invited to a special reception with a dual purpose: to congratulate Executive Director Teri Behrens on her retirement and to welcome and introduce staff who have joined the Johnson Center since 2020.

Date & Time
Wednesday, August 31
5 – 7 p.m.
Remarks at 6 p.m.

Grand Valley State University’s Eberhard Center
East Lobby (second floor)
301 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

R.S.V.P. requested by August 16

Food & Drink
Hors d’oeuvres and one complimentary drink ticket will be provided. Additional beverages will be available for purchase at the bar with your credit or debit card (GVSU is a cashless campus).

Call Tory Martin at 616-331-7585 or email martinv@gvsu.edu.

Record a special video message for Teri!

Want to share a message of congratulations or gratitude for Teri Behrens and her remarkable career in philanthropy?

Record a 10–20 second video of yourself using your cell phone or Zoom, then email the recording to Trish Abalo at abalot@gvsu.edu by August 10. Your message will be combined with others to create a virtual card for Teri!

Learn more about our newest staff members:


August 31
5:00 pm–7:00 pm EDT


GVSU Eberhard Center
301 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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