Annual Events

Date: Wednesday, Sep 08, 2021 Time: 6:00-9:00 pm

Raise a glass with event host Mark Peters, CEO of Butterball Farms Inc., at this year's Wine & Words event. The September 8 event, held under a tent in the backyard of the iconic Lion Rock Manor in Grand Rapids, celebrates the Literacy Center of West Michigan's efforts to bring about a just and vibrant West Michigan through the power of literacy. 

Guests will enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres, and an opportunity to play word games under the tent's twinkling lightsAll proceeds from Wine & Words will ensure that the Literacy Center can continue to provide free literacy instruction to adults reading below a 9th grade level. 

The event is business attire. Parking is available on nearby streets. 

Purchase tickets online. 

Please contact with any questions about the event.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:


Event Underwriter

Mark Peters


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Book Collector

  • Adamy Valuation
  • Aquinas College
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Elizabeth Welch and Brian Schwartz

Literature Lover

  • Baker Holtz
  • COM 616 Public Relations
  • Saralyn Coupe and Mark Sherwood
  • Fritz and Cathy Crabb
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Win and Kyle Irwin
  • Marvin Law Office PC

Wine & Words Honorary Committee

  • Jeni Curtis
  • Kristian Grant
  • Queyonna Hunt
  • Brien and Abbi Marti
  • Lilibeth and Lee Marvin
  • Stephen Oberlin
  • Jon and Monica O'Connor
  • Jessica and Ryan Podvin
  • Meghan and Adam Russo
  • Jen Schottke
  • Melissa Seguin
  • Amanda VanLente
Lion Rock Manor
750 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
Lion Rock Manor

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