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Thank you to all our sponsors whose donations have supported vital conservation programs. If we inadvertently missed your name or organization, please accept our apology and feel free to notify us - webadmin@jbzoo.org or 616-336-4927. This listing is updated monthly and runs concurrently with the duration of sponsorships.

Updated: 12/1/2014

African Lion

Bud & Susan Brasic Family
Ron & Diane Lyons

Amur Tiger

Audrey Gill
Charlie Cummings
Parker Grace Bohan
Karilyn Frederick
Todd and Jane Urbanski
Laura Palsrok
Kim, Jim, Becca, & Ryan Chenoweth
Allison Youngs
Frank and Kathy VanderMeer
Gabrielle Dark
Jacqueline Miller
Andrew Irwin
Mitchell, Sarah & Jacob Gareau
Jude Avery
Scot O'Connor
Brent Rowland
Steve & Jill Griffioen
Zoe, Katelyn & Emma Kladder
Barbara Boorn
Kyle Irwin
Rose Marie Rozzano
Axel Hammerschmidt
Casey Vanvuuren
Eva Hammerschmidt
In memory of Mark (Tony) Horling
Josiah & Gabriela Thompson
Melanie, Claire & Micah Thornton
Morgan, Robby & Madison Schipper
Sydney Kleyn
Avery Novosad
Tyler Novosad
Colin Irwin
Graham Irwin
Tom & Cathy Leleikis
John & Deanna Green Family
Lisa & Lily Klaasen
Matt & Sabrina Kind Family
Robert & Sobine Johnson Family
Ted & Jill Patin Family
Eric & Kristina Kaminskas Family
Daniel & Vita Eizans Family
Ben & Carey Huyser Family
Cole Andrew Schmidt
John & Tracy Hornbeck Family
Matt & Kristy Becker Family
John, Connie & Samantha Mauk

Barn Owl

David & Patricia Rapp
Alex & Anna Matusik

Black-footed Cat

Molly McGrath
Logan Beauregard


Sandra Young


Jim Emelander


Annie Zientara
Xander May
Aaron & Jessica Povenz Family

Cownose Stingray

Margaret Peceny

Grizzly Bear

Barb Palsrok
Robert & Molly Tholl Family

Hoffman's Sloth

Lance, Lori & Morgan Gosselin
Biointeract and Friends Annual Fund

Komodo Dragon

In memory of Bret Hinkle

Leopard Shark

In Loving memory of Gabriella Jeanne

Magellanic Penguin

Alexander Foster
Laura Schaberg
Annie Zientara
Jessica Campbell & Cliff Schell
Parris May
Mary Mapes & Amber Schuster Family
Julie & Todd Arney Family
Robert Heacox
Tara Robach

Monarch Butterfly

Alissa McKenzie
Aoife McKenzie
Lily Klaasen
Isabelle Kastenholz
Michael O'Keefe
Trevor Rowland
In Memory of Gloria Federer
Chris & Allan Koch
Chelsea Dickerson
De LaSalle SAVE Club

North American Porcupine

Paul & Hailey Jahn

North American Otter

Christine Wassenaar
Carol Hennessey and Kenneth Nysson
Saranac Elementary Kindergarteners
Rachel Laughlin
Sunny Sjaarda


Jim & Julie Sjaarda

Puma / Mountain Lion / Cougar

Mark C. Lewis
Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Michael Zientara

Snow Leopard

Michael Zientara
Leslei Suelter & Jerry Calderon
Les & Linda DeJong
Heather & David Alfonso Family
Jon & Nichole Chuchvara Family
Louis J. Educato
Catherine & Eric Mannor Family
Jennifer & Darrell Roelandt Family

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Susan Ilka