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Are you ready to get wiggy?

Are you ready to get wiggy with it?
2018 was the 6th Annual Wine & Wig. The event is a perennial favorite that combines a light-hearted, fun-filled night of camaraderie with fundraising for a serious cause. Attendees enjoy food, wine and auctions all while wearing wigs as a sign of solidarity with women coping with breast cancer or a cancer treatment that causes hair loss.

Charity Partners

Four local cancer charities and West Michigan Woman Magazine have joined forces to find a cure for breast cancer and support local women with research, diagnostic, treatment and emotional support.

Featured speaker
Timothy Penning, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA is a tenured professor who teaches courses in public relations and communication management in the School of Communications at Grand Valley State University. Tim’s wife, Cindy Kikkert-Penning, was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer in February 2012, and a brain tumor in December 2013. Throughout her chemo, radiation, surgeries and countless appointments—which continue today—Tim has been by Cindy’s side. The pair were featured on WZZM last year as Cindy prepared for her 17th consecutive Fifth Third River Bank Run. Tim will share his perspective as a caregiver during a cancer journey.
Event Emcees
Rachael Gray and Ken Evans, co-hosts of The WHTS (105.3 Hot FM) Grand Rapids Morning Show will be joining us at Wine & Wig 2018.

Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth exists to enable all young people to reach their full potential as responsible citizens through education, recreation, and other positive community experiences in partnership with the Grand Rapids Police Department. The Boys & Girls Clubs operate three clubs in Grand Rapids where daily enriching after-school programming is offered with a hot meal for every kid each day as well as operating Camp O'Malley, a residential summer camp located just 25 minutes southeast of Grand Rapids. The organization serves over 2,500 youth a year who are mostly at-risk youth of Grand Rapids and the West Michigan area. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth is locally based and does not operate nationally so all funds stay local.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs encourage youth to create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration, and educational enhancement while providing them with tools to turn their dreams into reality.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire the leadership skills they will need for the future.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs encourage youth to participate in initiatives that will help them achieve and maintain healthy, active lifestyles, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, and appreciation for environment and social and interpersonal skills.
Ready to get involved?
Wine & Wig can't be successful without the support of our community. We would love to add you to our list of sponsors, volunteers and ambassadors. Find out how.