Former First Lady Coming To Grand Rapids

Posted at 8:24 AM, Dec 14, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-14 08:34:40-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at a scholarship fundraiser dinner at Davenport University in May.

Mrs. Bush will be speaking at the Excellence in Business award dinner on May 3, 2013. The Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business award will be going to the former CEO of Perrigo Michael J. Jandernoa.

“This event is our largest annual fundraiser,” says Peg Luy, executive vice president for advancement at Davenport University. “We are grateful for the generous support it generates to help students achieve success in the classroom.” More than $1.8 million has been raised over the past 16 years from the annual awards dinner.

Since leaving in the White House, Mrs. Bush has continued to work in education and health care.

You can buy tickets for the event on Davenport University’s website.