Seventh Heels For Meals

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Tonight we focus on the needs of Aging Adults. AgeWell Services supports seniors to live independently at home in Oceana, Muskegon, and Ottawa Counties. The financial contributions you give tonight will help fund – Meals on Wheels, Senior Medical Transportation, Lunch & Activity Centers, Wellness Center, Senior Center Activities and SafeSeniors! Thank you for being here tonight and for changing lives.
Kris Collee
Executive Director
AgeWell Services

AgeWell invites you to redefine age! We provide vital connections to keep you nourished, active, learning and living independently.
“With the help of Meals on Wheels and the kind and unselfish delivery drivers, I began to feel a trust that I haven’t felt in my 71 years of life”
-Janice, Muskegon Resident


Andy O’Riley
Andy O’Riley is the founder of O’Riley Media and Publisher of Positively Muskegon, The Muskegon Channel and O’Riley Media manages Channel 96 Public Access Television for the City of Muskegon. After nearly 30 years in commercial radio, Andy saw the need to bring media back to a more local presence as other outlets centralized programming and publishing. The position of The Muskegon Channel sums it up best, “We have a New Story to Tell” and that is one of Muskegon as a resilient and valuable community with people who have value and purpose.

Gary Nelund
Gary is the owner of Gary Nelund State Farm Insurance and has been the Mayor of Norton Shores since 2009. He is married to Angie Wasserman-Nelund, owner of Wasserman’s Flower Shop. Together they have two teenage children and live in Norton Shores.


6:00 – Mingle – Music, Silent & Good Fortune Auction Bidding, Cocktails
6:30 – Welcome by Emcees, Sponsor Thank You, Heads or Heels Game
6:45 – Music, Dinner & Dessert – Catered by Harris Hospitality
7:30 – Best Shoes Contest Style Show
8:00 – Mingle – Live Music, Auction Bidding, Best Shoes Contest Voting
8:30 – Best Shoes Contest Voting Ends, Good Fortune Auction Closes, Door Prize
8:45 – Super Hero Award by Kris Collee
9:00 – Live Auction
9:15 – Greatest Needs Auction
9:45 – Best Shoes Contest Winners Announced, Silent Auction Closes
9:45 – Mingle – Cash Out, Live Music, Dancing
10:15 – End of Evening

Live Music
Main Street Dueling Pianos
***Tips are donated to the cause!


  • House Salad (Romaine, Cheddar, Crouton, Grape Tomato, Cucumber, Italian, Ranch)
  • Rustic Bread (w/Whipped Herb Butter)
  • Herb Roasted Chicken Breast (Lemon Basil Cream Sauce, Aged Asiago)
  • Rosemary-Peppercorn Roasted Beef Tenderloin Tips (Cabernet Infused Beef Gravy)
  • Braised Green Beans (w/Lemon Basil Butter Sauce)
  • Roasted Garlic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
  • Salted Caramel Mousse Cups
  • Double Fudge Brownie Bites
  • Lemon Bars
  • Wine and dine! Purchase a handpainted glass at the Signature Glass area and your first beverage is on the house. 


Dress Boot
Taylor Office Furniture

Air-Caire Home Medical
Jackson-Merkey Contractors
Lorin Industries

Best Shoes
Blended Furniture Market

Dessert Bar
Parmenter Law

Custom Service Printers

Signature Glass
P.W. Services, Inc.

Clifford Buck Construction
Fineline Creative
John Grace Construction
Shelby State Bank
Quality Tool and Stamping

Best Financial Credit Union
Care Patrol West Michigan Lakeshore
Chalet Floral
CMF Marketing
Core Realty Partners
The Event Center at Fricano Place
Harris Hospitality
Hearthstone Bistro
Langlois Home Furnishings
Lascko Services
Muskegon Co-op Federal Credit Union
Scribble Software
Shape Corporation
Shoreline Insurance Agency
Thomas “Tom” and Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Trzaska
USI Insurance Services
VanderWall Brothers Concrete Products
Webb Chemical


AgeWell Parties in the Park
Friday, July 22, 2022
Heels for Meals
Saturday, April 22, 2023
***AgeWell Services Celebrates 50 years!


Enter the contest to win a great prize. Prize given for each category. Register, have your photo taken, walk in the Shoe Contest Style Show and vote for your favorite shoes! $1.00 per vote. Voting ends at 8:30 p.m.


Emcees will describe items, and the highest bid will win! Be sure to have your paddle handy.

#1 – Live Auction
2022 Pigeon Hill Club “Sold Out” Exclusive Membership
Sold Out Pigeon Hill Club. Includes discounts on pints, cans and growler purchases every day when you visit the taproom. Just show your card on your initial purchase. Every Tuesday is Club Member Day where members receive $1.50 off pints. Enjoy the release of secret taps, early bird access to beer releases and more.

#2 – Live Auction
Mackinac Island Stay and Play
• Two VIP round-trip Mackinac Island ferry tickets from Shepler’s
• A $400 gift card to Chippewa Waterfront Hotel
• A $50 gift card to the Pink Pony

#3 – Live Auction
Fly Fish the Pere Marquette River
Fly fishing with Chris Eyke – Two lucky people can enjoy a day on the “flies only” section of the Pere Marquette River, (located from M-37 to Gleason’s landing). Spend 4-8 hours aboard a 15 foot, 2018 Stealthcraft Bighorn Skiff. Lunch, snacks, non- alcoholic beverages, and all necessary tackle provided!

#4 – Live Auction
Milwaukee Stay and Play
The Pfister Hotel is Milwaukee’s only 4-star, full service luxury hotel with an extensive history. Originally built in 1893, the hotel underwent an addition of a 23-floor tower to add more guest rooms… bridging the old and the new. The Pfister holds the largest Victorian art collection in the world and always hosts an Artist-in-Residence. This ironic hotel boasts an amazing spa, hotel lobby bar, three restaurants and a bar on the 23rd story with an incredible view of the city and Lake Michigan. The package includes a two night stay in a deluxe room plus a $250 gift card to use with Marcus group restaurants and their Well Spa. Your weekend getaway will be both romantic and unforgettable!

#5 – Live Auction
One Year of Roses
Enjoy a dozen roses, every month, for 12 months from Chalet Floral!

#6 – Live Auction
Traverse City Stay and Play
• $25 gift card to Mackinaw Brewing Company
• Gift certificate for VIP wine flight tasting for six people
• $400 gift card for AirBNB

#7 – Live Auction
Party by Chef Corey
• Enjoy a 5-course meal for max of 10 people served at the Driftwood Café located inside Tanglewood Park. The theme is “around the globe” – each course is a traditional dish from a different culture around the world.
• Chef Corey VanDellan is the Food Service Senior Manager with an impressive background in culinary arts.
• AgeWell Staff will assist in serving this formal, sit-down dinner for you and your guests.
• As an added bonus, you will also receive one floral centerpiece for your dinner party from Chalet Floral

#8 – Live Auction
Ashley Power Lift Recliner
Ashley Power Lift Recliner with a neutral, feel-good fabric and clean design that goes good with both a contemporary and traditional decor.

#9 – Live Auction
Six Pack of Date Nights
Date Night 1
• 1 Little River Casino: One-night hotel stay and $25 dining gift card
Date Night 2
• West Michigan Symphony Gift certificate for two Masterworks concert tickets
• Hearthstone $50 gift card to Hearthstone
Date Night 3
• 25 gift card to Nipote’s Italian Kitchen
• One pack of 4 tickets for the Aquastar Cruise for 2022 season.
Date Night 4
• Lefty & Romo’s Bar and Grill $30 gift card
• Muskegon Axe Throwing gift card for two for one hour
Date Night 5
• Harris Hospitality $100 gift card to The Deck
• Craig’s Cruisers $25 gift card
Date Night 6
• Whitecaps including, 4 tickets for a Whitecaps game and a $50 gift card to the Whitecaps Stadium

#10 – Live Auction
Day at Tanglewood Park
Celebrate with 8 friends and enjoy…
• 1 hour yoga with Jenny Jordan
• Painting class with Joy Hulst
• Lunch from Driftwood Café
• Art of Cookery Charcuterie Class with Chef Valerie Hanson


Bid an amount to help reach the goal for items that are in great need!

#1 – Greatest Needs Auction
Replace the engine of a 2015 Ford Taurus used for Senior Medical Transportation – total needed $6,000
Why it is a greatest need: A social worker at a local dialysis center shared that transportation is one of the top 3 barriers for patients. The Senior Transportation Program provided 9,052 non-emergency medical transportation rides with 272 volunteers and traveled 105,751 miles last fiscal year 2020-2021. There are 10 vehicles in the fleet and AgeWell needs them all operating.

#2 – Greatest Needs Auction
A seated elliptical machine for the Fitness Room at the Wellness Center at Tanglewood Park – $3,945
Why it is a greatest need: For the health of it, of course! Did you know that nearly 700 aging adults participated in at least 1 program that included the fitness machines at the AgeWell Wellness Center? It’s true! Plus, seniors can burn 800 calories per hour with zero impact on painful joints, improve their range of motion and circulation with this bike and socialize with peers!

#3 – Greatest Needs Auction
Feed a homebound senior for 1 year with nutritious meals delivered to their door. The visit from their friendly driver helps the senior to feel more secure and less lonely -$1,680
Why it is a greatest need: AgeWell delivered 248,991 nutritious meals to homebound seniors last year. These meals are more than just a meal. Every meal provides a wellness check and a friendly face. 60% of our Meals on Wheels participants shared that their Meals on Wheels drivers is their only social contact for the day.

#4 – Greatest Needs Auction
Sponsor a Safe Seniors Lunch and Learn. This one-hour training helps seniors prevent elder abuse and scams – $800
Why it is a greatest need: 1 in 10 older adults are victims of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation. 1 in 24 cases of abuse are reported to authorities. 1 in 44 cases of financial exploitation are reported to authorities. Older adult abuse, neglect and financial exploitation happens in our own community, which is why education and outreach is vital. 11,414 individuals participated in trainings or received outreach materials to learn about preventing abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of seniors.

#5 – Greatest Needs Auction
10 Anti-Fatigue Mats for Tanglewood Park Kitchen – $560
Why it is a greatest need: These mats will help to support team members who prepare the 328,222 total meals, which includes Meals on Wheels and Lunch & Activity Center Meals.

#6 – Greatest Needs Auction
Air Mover Carpet/Floor Blower to dry Tanglewood Park kitchen floor – $250
Why it is a greatest need: This blower will keep AgeWell volunteers and team members safe!

#7 – Greatest Needs Auction
Provide door-to-door, non-emergency medical ride for low-income Muskegon County seniors. Support a round trip for $50 or a 1-way trip for $25
Why it is a greatest need: Senior transportation gave 9,052 rides last year! To our knowledge, this is the only program like this in Muskegon County.


Test your luck! Purchase auction tickets and place them in the bucket corresponding to the item of your choice. Winners will be drawn and posted at 8:30pm.
Does your ticket number match? If so, congratulations! Please check in with the person in charge at the Good Fortune Auction to collect your items at the end of the night.

#1 – Good Fortune Auction
Tote Bag w/ jacket, umbrella, blanket and stainless bottle
Donated by Ginman Tire Co.

#2 – Good Fortune Auction
Four pieces of pottery in a wooden crate
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch

#3 – Good Fortune Auction
Painting from Wellness Student
Donated by AgeWell Services Wellness Center

#4 – Good Fortune Auction
Dog Lover’s Basket
Donated by Mary Neal

#5 – Good Fortune Auction
Plan a Vacation!
Coffee, mugs, two liquors, books my local author Luara Holmes, inspiration notebook w/handmade wooden pan
Donated by FineLine Creative / Laura Holmes

#6 – Good Fortune Auction
Baby Package
4 outfits, board book and stuffed bunny
Donated by Bob Lynema

#7 – Good Fortune Auction
Vrrooom! Vrrooom!
Basket of youth toys with a transportation theme
Donated by Old Newsies

#8 – Good Fortune Auction
Children’s board books with Squishmellow
Donated by Betty Johnson

#9 – Good Fortune Auction
Pearl Tree
Necklace, bracelet, earrings and silver ring
Donated by Various Donors

#10 – Good Fortune Auction
Kids Activity Basket Donated by Sue Cloitier

#11 – Good Fortune Auction
Outdoor Wine Set
Wicker tray with 4 blue stemless wine, geode coasters with shiraz and sauvignon blanc
Donated by Kris Collee

#12 – Good Fortune Auction
Visit Hackley and Hume Historic Site
Two guest passes to Hackley & Hume Historic Sites/Muskegon Heritage Museum with mug
Donated by Lakeshore Museum Center

#13 – Good Fortune Auction
$25 Gift Card to Fricano’s and other goodies
Donated by Fricano’s Muskegon Lake

#14 – Good Fortune Auction
Painting from Wellness Student
Donated by AgeWell Services Wellness Center

#15 – Good Fortune Auction
Fuschia Bead Set
Necklace, bracelet, and earrings
Donated by Marc VanderStelt

#16 – Good Fortune Auction
Framed Prints
Set of 3
Donated by Anonymous

#17 – Good Fortune Auction
Large Budweiser Cooler
Donated by Tyler Sales Co.

#18 – Good Fortune Auction
Hymalaian Salt candle holders, $25 to Health Hut and $25 to Lakeshore Massage in glass bowl
Donated by Best Financial CU

#19 – Good Fortune Auction
Jewelry Set
Stone Bracelet with necklace and earrings
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch

#20 – Good Fortune Auction
Claddagh Wedding Silver Set with celtic ceramic cross
Donated by Anonymous

#21 – Good Fortune Auction
Gold Bag of Self Care
Foot pool, mask, lotion and Jungle Juice
Donated by Kathy Hayes

#22 – Good Fortune Auction
Sterling silver amethyst necklace and ring
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch


Bid on a variety of item packages! Simply write your paddle number and bid amount on the bid sheet near the item of your choice.
Please note that bids must increase by the minimum increment amount.
Please check in with the person in charge at the Silent Auction to collect your items at the end of the night.

#1 – Silent Auction
Budweiser cooler w/campfire supplies
Donated by Tyler Sales Co. and Kris Collee

#2 – Silent Auction
Get Lucky with FFCU
$80 of lottery tickets and $20 in two dollar bills
Donated by Family Financial Credit Union

#3 – Silent Auction
WOW Hair and Body Care
Product and $200 gift card
Donated by Air-Caire Home Medical

#4 – Silent Auction
La Tour Effiel, on metal
Donated by AR Media / Alicia Roberts

#5 – Silent Auction
Necklace and Earring Set
Handmade Hammered brass pinecones
Donated by Art Cats Gallery

#6 – Silent Auction
Tanglewood Park Adventure
$30 Driftwood Café, $50 Wellness Center, Bag and waterbottle
Donated by AgeWell Services

#7 – Silent Auction
Michigan Charcuterie/Cheese Board with $25 Cheese Lady gift card
Donated by Barb Barteau and Tom Keyes

#8 – Silent Auction
Peace Bird Sculpture
Donated by Tonya Rund

#9 – Silent Auction
Bob Evans Gift Basket of Goodies
Donated by Bob Evans

#10 – Silent Auction
Crockpot Instapot with kitchen accessories
Donated by Kris Collee

#11 – Silent Auction
Necklace and Earring Set
Handmade Hammered brass pinecones
Donated by Art Cats Gallery

#12 – Silent Auction
A New Pair of Shoes
$100 plus brown wallet and Studio Works wire necklace with peach cloisonne flower pendant
Donated by Borr’s Shoes and Accessories and Marc VanderStelt

#13 – Silent Auction
Wedding Bag and Accessories
Donated by Cindy Rood

#14 – Silent Auction
Dancing with a Local Pro
One hour dancing lessons with Francine Calandro
Donated by Francine Calandro

#15 – Silent Auction
Grand Rapids Date May 8
Pair of “Dear Evan Hansen” Broadway GR tickets, 2 admission tickets to the Grand Rapids Art Museum and a $100 gift card for dinner in Grand Rapids (May 8, 6:30 p.m. Row L, Seats 18 and 19)
Donated by Berton and Renee May, Chelsea Robinson and Grand Rapids Art Museum

#16 – Silent Auction
Bourbon Basket
Three types of bourbon, four glasses and waterless ice cubes
Donated by Diane Smith

#17 – Silent Auction
Gwen Frostic Art
Cards and children’s story plus admission for 2 adults and 2 children to Frederik Meijer Garden
Donated by Kris Collee, Diane Smith, Frederik Meijer Gardens

#18 – Silent Auction
Custom T’s
Two custom designed t-shirts
Donated by Crafty Geek Designs

#19 – Silent Auction
Firekeeper’s Casino and Hotel $250 Gift Card
Donated by Firekeeper’s Casino and Hotel

#20 – Silent Auction
Fricano Gift Basket with $25 gift card
Donated by Fricano’s Muskegon Lake

#21 – Silent Auction
16×20″ Watercolor of bridge, beech, maple trail at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Hastings, MI
Donated by Kathleen Crane

#22 – Silent Auction
A Sweet Taste
Selection of sweet treats from the Lakeside Emporium
Donated by Lakeside Emporium

#23 – Silent Auction
Ghostbuster’s Adult Lego Set
Donated by Norton Shores Police Department

#24 – Silent Auction
Mary Kay Cosmetic Set
Donated by Ginny Stromberg

#25 – Silent Auction
A Taste of the Michigan Irish Music Festival
Basket full of items from Market Vendors, CD’s and books from performers, St. Patrick’s Day décor and 4 one-day tickets to MIMF
Donated by Michigan Irish Music Festival

#26 – Silent Auction
“Pictures of the Best Kind” Book and annual membership to the Muskegon Museum of Art
Donated by Muskegon Museum of Art

#27 – Silent Auction
Seaway Run
One adults entrance fee
Donated by Muskegon YMCA

#28 – Silent Auction
The Singing Butler framed print
By Scottish artist Jack Vetteriano
Donated by Peggy Urban

#29 – Silent Auction
Spa Pedicure at the Hair-itage Salon and Day Spa
Donated by Hair-itage Salon and Day Spa

#30 – Silent Auction
The Tish
Product and $50 gift card
Donated by The Tish

#31 – Silent Auction
Patio Umbrella with Stand
Donated by Tyler Sales Co.

#32 – Silent Auction
High Intensity Spa Gun
Donated by Norton Shores Police Department

#33 – Silent Auction
Basket of Children’s Books and Squishmellow
Donated by Betty Johnson

#34 – Silent Auction
Christmas Basket
Gibson Dishes with chargers and sidecar of holiday themed decor
Donated by Rosanne Gumbleton

#35 – Silent Auction
Children’s Toys
Police and Fire Truck, Wooden puzzles, etc.
Donated by Old Newsies

#36 – Silent Auction
Kids Arts and Crafts Basket
Donated by Lucile Holman

#37 – Silent Auction
Girls Jewelry, Nail and Diamond Art Kits Basket
Donated by Lucile Holman

#38 – Silent Auction
16″ Copper with tigers eye
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch

#39 – Silent Auction
Woven sterling silver necklace and silver ring
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch

#40 – Silent Auction
Two sets of earrings and a matching bracelet
Peach and green beaded earrings and bracelet
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch

#41 – Silent Auction
Beaded Jewelry
Cranberry earrnings and bracelet, pearl necklace with jadite medallion and matching bracelet
Donated by Cindy Peitzsch

#42 – Silent Auction
Winter Day Passes for 4 People at the Muskegon Sports Complex
Donated by Muskegon Sports Complex

#43 – Silent Auction
“Moon Over Muskegon Lake” by Barb Lowry
16 x 20 photo
Donated by Barb Lowry

#44 – Silent Auction
16×20 Abstract by Barb Lowry
Poured acrylic
Donated by Barb Lowry

#45 – Silent Auction
Custom Corn Hole Set with Bags
Donated by Brian Mosley

#46 – Silent Auction
Car Wash Basket
Donated by Mary Neal

#47 – Silent Auction
Tween Bin
Bionic Bus, Hover Ball, Fling Flyer, Clip Toy, Crystal Tree, Pop out
Donated by Old Newsies

#48 – Silent Auction
“Dance Theatre of Harlem” on Wed., May 25 for 2 people plus $50 to Harris Restaurant Group plus $20 to Fortino’s
Donated by Frauenthal Center, Harris Hospitality, Fortino’s

#49 – Silent Auction
USS Badger Ferry Tickets
Round trip for two people (vehicle not included)
Donated by USS Badger

#50 – Silent Auction
Breakfast and a Tour
4 passes to the USS Silversides and $20 Toast ‘n Jams gift card
USS Silversides and Toast n Jams

#51 – Silent Auction
John Ball Park Zoo
Four passes for the 2022 season
Donated by John Ball Park Zoo

#52 – Silent Auction
Family Day Trip
4 Passes Jumpin’ Jupiter, 4 passes Lewis Farms, $50 Hanks Tavern
Donated by Jumpin’ Jupiter, Lewis Adventure Farm and Zoon, Hank’s Tavern

#53 – Silent Auction
AquaStar Cruises for 5 plus $50 Harris Hospitality
Donated by Aquastar Cruises and Harris Hospitality

#54 – Silent Auction
Local Eggs
$50 Carmen’s Café and $15 Cherokee Restaurant
Donated by Carmen’s Café and Cherokee Restaurant

#55 – Silent Auction
Montague Foods $100 in gift cards
Donated by Montague Foods

#56 – Silent Auction
Ramos and Sons $175 gift certificate
Donated by Ramos and Sons

#57 – Silent Auction
Appliance Installation
$250 for appliance installation at Walt Plant
Donated by Walt Plant

#58 – Silent Auction
Wellness Artist Painting
Donated by Wellness Center Artist

#59 – Silent Auction
Wellness Artist Painting
Donated by Wellness Center Artist

#60 – Silent Auction
Wellness Artist Painting
Donated by Wellness Center Artist

#61 – Silent Auction
Wellness Artist Painting
Donated by Wellness Center Artist

#62 – Silent Auction
Wellness Artist Painting
Donated by Wellness Center Artist

#63 – Silent Auction
Copper metal earrings with green malachite
Donated by Amelia’s by Design

#64 – Silent Auction
Golfing Fun
Cooler of beer and snacks w/ $50 Westwind Golf Course Gift Card
Donated by Laura Beechnau and Westwind Golf Course