Champion of Hope Tribute Dinner

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 Champion of Hope Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 25. 

Congratulations to all of the Raffle winners! 

Silas Norman – Mackinac Island
Mary Weiss – MSU Sports Experience
Johnie Moore Jr – Meijer


The 2018 Champion of Hope Tribute Dinner was held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. The award honored a number of people for their outstanding contributions in the fields of health care and public policy in Michigan.
Cocktail Reception - 5:30 pm
Dinner - 6:30 pm
Program and Awards Presentation - 7:00 pm
Emcee - David Andrews, WILX
Keynote Speaker - Nick Lyon, Director Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
M. David Campbell Leadership Award Winner - Senator Morris W. Hood III, 3rd Senate District
Legislative Honorees - Representative Chris Afendoulis, 73rd House District and Senator Peter MacGregor, 28th Senate District
The evening will conclude with the presentation of the 2018 Innovations in Health Care Awards. Join us!

Innovations in Health Care Awards

Each year the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan and its partners offer awards for innovative treatment or prevention programs at the Champion of Hope Tribute Dinner. The awards are presented to programs across the state that stimulate change, awareness, or improve quality of healthcare. Applicants from the healthcare sector, community at large, educational systems, and health plans are encouraged to apply. You can find out more information on the Innovations in Health Care page or contact Christy Rivette at 810-232-0522 ext 201 or [email protected].

Thanks to our 2018 sponsors

Gold Sponsor 

Dave, Patty and Malcolm Campbell

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Ellen Hoekstra & Capitol Services, Inc.

Friend Sponsor

Booth Sponsor