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Come meet 3 of the 2017 Northwood University Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients and hear about the opportunities and obstacles they faced in their careers. Plus, enjoy lunch on us!
Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:30 - 1:30PM
Theme: Obstacles into Opportunities
Featured Alumni Panelists:
Grant Baidas - Class of 2010 - General RV - Director of Internet and E-commerce Operations
Mike Abbondanza - Class of 1999 - Newton Motor Group - Co-owner
Mary Ellen George-Hess - Class of 1980 - HRG - Senior Vice President, Sales
Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:30 PM
The Northwood University Alumni Department Cordially Invites You to Attend
The Northwood University Outstanding Alumni Awards
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Midland, Michigan | Riepma Arena
5 p.m. Reception - 5:30 p.m. Dinner - 6:30 p.m. Award Ceremony - 7:30 p.m. VEW Keynote Speaker

Online Regisration open for individuals
To register an entire table please e-mail us at
RSVP is necessary and online registration will close on March 17, 2017

The Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients for 2017
Alumni Achievement Award
Mary Ellen George-Hess - Frisco, TX - MI 1980
Mauro G. Gregorio - Houston, TX - MBA 1999
Alumni Leadership Award
Michael D. Abbondanza - Gallatin, TN - MI 1999
Alumni Service Award
Admiral Robert A. Chapman - Arlington, TX - TX 2003
Young Alumni Award
Grant E. Baidas - Wixom, MI - MI 2010
Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM
26th Annual
Northwood University Scholarship Golf Outing
Monday, June 12, 2017
The Fortress, Frankenmuth, Michigan

Early bird registration is open! Sign up before April 14, 2017 and receive an additional gift at the outing!
Online Registration:
$125 per individual golfer, $500 for a foursome, and $1,000 for a gold sponsorship (includes a foursome)

This outing supports the Northwood University Alumni Legacy Endowed Scholarship Fund. The Alumni Legacy Endowed Scholarship has a balance of over $200,000 that annually supports 4 to 6 Northwood students that are children of Northwood alumni and need financial assistance. The larger the balance this scholarship fund has, the more students we can assist!
Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM