Bid For Bachelors & Bachelorettes | March 3, 2018

Date Package Previews

Keep an eye on this section as we begin posting details on the Bachelors & Bachelorettes
and their date packages.

Watch this video and see why we do what we do!





Tables for the silent auction will be open at 5:30 pm
Silent auction tables will close as follows:
Purple 8:00 pm
Orange 8:30 pm
Silver 9:00 pm
Silent auction items may be
retrieved starting at 9:15 pm

Silent Auction Sneak Peak

Media Schedule
WZZM 13 March 1st 8:45am

WGVU Feb 28th 2017

Melissa Wiltjer, Hannah Kaniewski, and Anthony Leimeister

Listen to the Podcast HERE

Fox 17 Feb 28th 2017

Watch the Video HERE


Eight West Feb 23rd 2017


2017 Twine Gallery


Here are images from our 2016 Bid For Bachelors & Bachelorettes. You may also access the Twine gallery for the 2016 BidForBach directly at

Tickets & Tables

All advance tickets will be held on will call. Please present your ID at the registration desk when you arrive at the event. For reserved tables you will be given ten tickets for the table.

Advanced Sales Have Now Ended

At the Door $40

Reserved Tables:

There are no remaining reserved tables or VIP sections.


 Click to Book a Room at Event Rates


The event will be held in the grand ball room at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids, MI.



Free hors d’oeuvres 5:30pm – 6:30pm while it last.
There will be food prepared by six-one-six for purchase at four stations in the ballroom from 6:30pm – 9:30pm while supplies last.
Flo’s Pizza will be available for purchase at 10pm.

Food Tickets are $6 and can only be purchased by credit cards only; No Cash.


We don’t want you standing in line and missing the show! This year we will be handling payment of drinks with two methods to speed things up:

  • Cash: Cash is always good and accepted at all of the bars at our event. Please note all food sales must be by credit card only.
  • Drink Tickets: If you forgot your cash, or run out, you can purchase drink tickets for $6 each at the coat check with credit card only.
    The JW also offers an ATM on the main floor of the hotel.

All alcohol drinks will be $6 or one ticket. Non-alcohol drinks will be $3 or 2 for one ticket.

The event will feature four bars in the ballroom and two bars in the pre-event area.


The event is formal / semi-formal, dress up and have a fun night on the town!


package forms 2017

donation form 2017

corporate forms 2017

advertising forms 2017


If you would like some idea of our event, browse our event programs from previous years. The digital program for this year will go live the day of the event.

2017 Bid For Bach Event Program (Coming Soon)

2016 Bid For Bach Event Program



2017 Sponsors
Thank You Sponsors

Silver Sponsor



Purple Heart Sponsors





Gift  of Hope Sponsors

Arvon Inc

Hungerford Logodan Vos C logo

Cupids Arrow Sponsors

Blue Cross Blue Sheild















Thank you to our 2017 Donors


5 Lakes Brewing Co.

AM Yoga

Above & Beyond Catering

Alex Kakabaker

Amway Grand Plaza

Amy Prangley Photography

Amy Schoonoer

Anthony Lytle

Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course

Artesian Distillers

Audrey Heinz -Shop LuLaRoe

Bardic Wells Meadery

Barracks 616

Barry Peters

Bee Well Meadery

Bid E’s Sport’s Grill

Big John’s Pizza

Big Lake Brewery

Bill Kemeny

Black Heron Kitchen & Bar

Blue Monoco


Blythefield Country Club

Bob Banister

Brandon Erhart

Brandon Voorhees

Brenda and Paul Raphaelian

Brett Karhoff

Broken Wheel Ranch

Brook Renae Photography

Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

Buist Brigade

Bullshead Tavern

Butcher’s Union

CKO Kickboxing

Caleb Hollier

Canvas Innovations

Capital City Skydiving

Catch Air

Cheeky Strut

Chicago’s First Lady

Cliff and Cathy Zeilinski

Contempo Salon Inc

Creston Brewing

Crocheted by Rebecca

CrossFit Forest Hills

CrossFit Holland

Crown Motors

Curragh Irish Pub

D and W

DJ Jay Vee

Dan Vos Construction

Dan’s Classic Foods

Daniel Godoy

Daniel Harris

Daniel M. Kaseman

Darcie Smith

Darren DeFever @ Sunday Dinner a Real Estate Company

Dave and Busters

David Cammenga

Derek DeBusscher

Design One Salon & Spa

Detroit Tigers

Diane Durand

Digital Tool and Die


Dolce Italian Chicago


Downtown Courtyard by Marriott/The Bistro

Dr. Grins Comedy Club

Dr. Kim Stearns

Dustin Rose

Eastern Floral

Egypt Valley Golf Course

Elk Brewery

Elmbrook Golf Course

Emery & Co Photography

Everi Holdings, Inc

Evermore Studios Photography

Evie Grimes


FFCF Committee

Field and Fire

Fireside Brewing Company

Flo’s Pizzaria

Founder’s Brewery

Frederick Meijer Gardens

GR Civic Theater

GR Wellness Center

Gary Scott- Caledonia Dentistry

Gene Szpeinski and Karla Huitsing


Gill Industries

Global Village

Goldfish Swim School

Golf Emporium

Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc.

Gorbach Family Chiropractic

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids Ballet

Grand Rapids Brewery

Grand Rapids Griffins

Grand Rapids YMCA

Grand Valley Track and Field

Graydon’s Crossing

Great Escape Room

Hairport salon

Happy Michigan

Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

Heather Brand, Thirty-One Senior Consultant

Herbert Lang

Holland Litho Printing Service

Hoort Law PLLC


Hulst & Jepsen

Humanity Boutique

Huntington Bank

Inlanta Mortgage

Integrated Fitness

J Gardella’s Tavern

J.Renee Salon and Spa

JJ Decor

JW Marriott

Jackie Swinehart

Jamberry Nails

Jamie Rodriguez

Jeff Doto

Jeff Hill

Jeremy & Liz Mullens

Jessica and Derek Hutchins

Jill Anguiano

Jim Urie

Jinny and Rich Moceri

Joanna’s True Cakes

Joe, Kelli and Jesse Miller Wellness Advocate

John Ball Park Zoo

John Gross

John Jarosh and Wendy Foy

Jon Bryant

Josh Cammenga

K.J’s Precious Gems

KW Corporation

Kamps Pallets Inc

Kari Walton

Kathy Weidmann

Katie Groll

Kawasaki Motors Corp

Keith and Kathy Young

Keller Williams River Town

Kelly Latimer

Ken Debusscher

Kenny Crocker

Kent Co Conservation League

Kevin Collins

Kim Pepper

King Orchards

Kitchen 67

Kitzingen Brewery

Kristen Mosley

Lakeshore Museum

Launch salon


Life Expressions by Shawna Lowther

Lightening Revival Tattoo- Matt

Lighthouse Precision Tool

Lindo Mexico

Lindsay Seppala

Little River Casino

Long Range Archery

Long Road Distillery

Love from Lizzi Mullens

Loves ice cream

Luxury Limousine

Lyndsey Horvath


MDV Housing LLC

Macatawa Ale Co.

Mackinaw Island Carriage Tours

Magna International – Delta Exterior Systems

Mammoth Distilling

Manoco Blue

Maple Hill Golf Course

Marceco Aviation

Marchella Carolynn

Margaret Murphy

Margaret Switous

Mark Mlynarek

Mark and Cindy Mlynarek

Mary Gill-Thornton

Matt Brechting

May Group of RE/MAX of Grand Rapids

Mayan Buzz cafe

Meridian Health Plan

Michael Bailey

Michigan Awesome!

MidState Title

Mike Bailey

Mike Hodgins

Mike Hughes

Mike and Louise Mlynarek

MileHigh TC

Mind, Body and Spirit

Minnesota Life

New Holland Brewing Company

Our Brewing Co.

Paddle TC

Pampered Chef

Patty Kersjes


Peppino’s Pizza

Perrin Brewing Co.

Peter Giesz

Phil Soraruf

Picture It in Pen and Ink

Pictured Rocks Cruises

Pine Bluff Resort

Pitkin Drug and Gift Shoppe

Planet Fitness Traverse City

Pop scholars

Posh Petals

Preservation Detroit

President Tuxedo

Proper Tooling

Pure Salon

Pyramid Scheme

RH Graphic Solutions LLC

Raymond Siegel

Rebekah DeHamer


Red Wings

Rich Tracy

Rita Williams

Robert Beckwith

Rocket Pies

Rockford Construction

Rockwell Republic

Rodan & Fields -Abbey Streich

Rogue River Catering

Ron Erway

Ryan & Balcom

Ryan and Nicole Shaul

S. McEwen

ST Photography

Salted Cupcake

Sam Vazquez

Sam’s Grille & Pizzeria

San Chez Bistro

Sande Gross

Sarah Hill

Sarah Rose Photography

Scott Fisher

Securian Financial

Shanty Creek Resort

Shelbi Anspach

Shelia Riveas

Shorts Brewery

Shot’s Restaurant and Bar

Site Work Solutions

Sjonne Badgerow

Skyzone Trampoline Park

Slim Cherry LLC

Social Dance Studio

Southside Bar

Spirit Airlines

Sprinkles Donuts

Stanley Harris School of Cosmetology

Stella’s Lounge

Steve Naylor

Steve Ripley

Steve Triesenberg

Stone Waters Inn

Suburban Inns

Sunday Dinner, Real Estate Company

Susan Kahn

TC Paintball

Tavern on the Square


The Blue Pelican

The Chief

The Godfrey Hotel

The Great Escape Room

The Hairport

The Hengst Family

The Kolbey Nelson Team

The Mines Golf Course

The Pines Golf Course

The Sovengard

Theresa Lewis

Third Coast Real Estate

Tim Graber

Todd Hartson

Tom Prince

Torch Lake Cellars

Travel Pledge

Tricia Balsitis

Turtle Creek Casino & Resort

Ultimate Fun Productions

Underground Dance Company

United Healthcare

Unum Insurance

VanDyk Mortgage

VanderMill Cider

Viersen and Bransco Properties

KW commercial RT

Virginia & Richard Moceri

WOIO/WUAB- TV Cleveland, OH

Waddell & Reed, Inc.

Wade & Dustin Vugteveen

Wallinwood Springs Golf Club

Walter Bobeldyke

WanderLux Beauty Co

Watermark Country Club

Watson Electric, Inc

Wendy Olson, Independent Creative Partner Initials Inc

Whitecaps Community Foundation


Wind Dancer Charters

Wolverine Power Cooperative

Woodland Tailoring


YMCA of Grand Rapids

Zach Cammenga

Zan Lamkin

Zeeland Auto

Zeeland Collision

Bid is an auction style fundraiser supporting Friends & Families of Cystic Fibrosis an all volunteer non profit organization. All proceeds stay locally here in West Michigan and are used to help those with Cystic Fibrosis and their families.

Date: March 3, 2018

Where: JW Marriott

Doors open: 5:30 pm

Opening remarks and presentations: 6:30 pm

Bidding begins: 7:00 pm

Silent Auction: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm


Book a Room at Event Rates

Host: TBA


Hostess: TBA

Auctioneer: TBA

Auctioneer: TBA

Speakers: TBA

After Party Band: Global Village