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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 - webmaster@jbzoo.org or 616-336-4927. This listing is updated monthly and runs concurrently with the duration of sponsorships.

Updated: 6/1/2014

African Lion

Scott & Emily Brew Family
Bud & Susan Brasic Family
Ron & Diane Lyons

Bald Eagle

Boy Scout Troop 31

Barn Owl

David & Patricia Rapp

Black-footed Cat

Molly McGrath
Logan Beauregard


Sandra Young

Brook Trout

In Loving Memory of Gabriella Jeanne


Jim Emelander


Annie Zientara
Xander May
Aaron & Jessica Povenz Family

Cownose Stingray

In memory of Halford (Red) Forrester
Margaret Peceny

Grizzly Bear

Tony & Gwen Barnes Family
Barb Palsrok
Robert & Molly Tholl Family

Hoffman's Sloth

BioInteract and Friends Annual Fund
Lance, Lori & Morgan Gosselin

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

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

Mountain Lion

Catholic Central High School
Mark C. Lewis
Kathleen Fitzpatrick

North American Otter

Sunny Sjaarda
Christine Wassenaar
Carol Hennessey and Kenneth Nysson


Jim & Julie Sjaarda

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Brigitte & Lori Bruggema Family
Michael Zientara

Ring-Tailed Lemur

Johnna Pullen

Snow Leopard

Kate Roudebush
Louis J. Educato
Brad & Anna Bengtson Family
Michael Zientara
Leslei Suelter & Jerry Calderon
Les & Linda DeJong
Jon & Nichole Chuchvara Family

Spider Monkey

Emylio Flores

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Susan Ilka


Audrey Gill
Charlie Cummings
Parker Grace Bohan
Todd and Jane Urbanski
Laura Palsrok
Kim Chenoweth
Allison Youngs
Gabrielle Dark
Jacqueline Miller
Frand and Kathy VanderMeer
Mitchell, Sarah & Jacob Gareau
Andrew & Taylor Irwin Family
Jude Avery
Scot O'Connor
Brent Rowland
Steve & Jill Griffioen
Zoe, Katelyn & Emma Kladder
Rose Marie Rozzano
Barbara Boorn
Kyle Irwin
Axel Hammerschmidt
Casey Vanvuuren
Eva Hammerschmidt
Josiah & Gabriela Thompson
Melanie, Claire & Micah Thornton
Morgan, Robby & Madison Schipper
Sydney Kleyn
In memory of Mark (Tony) Horling
Karilyn Frederick
Avery Novosad
Tyler Novosad
Colin & Kristy Irwin Family
Graham & Sara Irwin Family
Alissa McKenzie
Aoife McKenzie
Tom& Cathy Leleikis
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
John & Tracy Hornbeck Family
Cole Andrew Schmidt
Matt & Kristy Becker Family
The Forward Family