The 2018 Summer Benefit will be held on Saturday, July 7

Due to unprecedented interest in the Summer Benefit, we are sold out. We hope you'll join us at other events this year, including Friday Night Open Studio and Ox-Tober. Thank you for your continued interest and support.

Enjoy a 15% discount at the official Ox-Bow lodging sponsors. Book using code: OxBow. 


2018 Sponsors


Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation / Marlo and
Tom Byrne 

Sandy Point Beach House / Peter and Susan Krupp

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Summit Executive Center / Louise Silberman and Chris Galle

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Dave and Judy Geerts 
Angela and Bob Knauss
Todd Warnock
David Warnock and Michele Speaks


David Balas and Jim Sellman
Sam and Janene Cummings
Marc Schwartz and Emily Camiener
Phillip Cooley and Kate Bordine Cooley
Mike and Debbie Goloback
Steven and Bobbi Meier
John Williams & Martin Fluhrer

Amazwi Contemporary Art/
Wally Petersen and Mike Tischleder

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James Brandess Studio & Gallery / James Brandess

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Laura Durham of Mill Pond Realty

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O2 Creative Solutions /
Brian and Lindsay Hords



Dr. Steve Debbink and Greg Plowe
Blue Star Motel and Starlite Resort  
Vander Meulen Builders
Tower Marine
Matrix Construction
Schippers Construction
Varnum, LLP
Roger Arbury in memory of Victor Kenyon & Sue Joostberns
John April and Mike Clawson
John Cannarsa and Tim Straker
James Dolenc and Tom Riker
Phillip Morici and Joe Nieradka
Durenda and Michael Rippey
Rose and Larry Staat


Beebe and Associates
Lighthouse Insurance Group
Katherine Eckert Foundation
Vander Leek Builders
Bob and Vicki Amberg
Bob and Judy Batts
Claudia and John Berry
Patricia Ann Dewey
Brian Di Bartolomeo and Matthew Saleski
Larry Gammons and Carl Jennings
Maryjo and Tim Lemanski
Kathleen Markland
Max Matteson and Bud Baty
Brian May and Kirk Moore
Martia and Colin Metcalf
Dave Hulst & Joe Michaels
Bill Padnos and Margy Kaye
Sandra and Travis Randolph
L Howard Rochte and Russ Lamesfield
Brandi and Doug Sandner
Jason Kalajainen and Josh Shames
Dawn and George Schumann
Janet and Fred Schmidt

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We have had an fantastic increase in interest of sponsorships this year. As of May 6th we have sold out of any additional on campus parking vouchers. For questions or more information please contact Cindy Peterson or Ryan LaFollettee 

Thank you for your support of Ox-Bow's 2017 Summer Benefit!

We're grateful to all of our supporters and sponsors!

2017 Benefit MC: Maryjo Lemanski

2017 Benefit Honoree: Max Matteson

2017 Co-Chairs:  David and Judy Geerts, E.W. Ross and Patricia Pelletier


2017 Platinum Sponsors

Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation by Tom and Marlo Byrne

2017 Silver Sponsors

Amazwi Contemporary Art / Wally Petersen and Mike Tischleder
Claudia and John Berry / Maryjo and Tim Lemanski
Bob Delamar / Sam Cummings
Laura Durham of Mill Pond Realty
Max Matteson and Bud Baty
Steve and Bobbi Meier
Carol Sarosik and Shelley Padnos
Keith Walker
David Warnock
Wentworth and Associates, P.C. Mental Health Services

Todd and Liz Warnock

2017 Gold Sponsors

Dave and Judy Geerts

Sandy Point Beach House

Summits of Chicago / Louise Silberman and Chris Galle

Zoko 822 / Mexo