I am helping to raise support for my 7-month old friend, Indi Stroven – She’s the miraculous, awesome daughter of our dear friends Jen & Chris Stroven, who was born at 2.5 lbs. Go Fund Me site: And you can buy advance tickets (real or virtual for you out of town folks) and donate to the cause at the Fundraising Website: 3.
With multiple challenges that required her to stay in NICU for 5 months. Silent Auction: Participate in the Silent Auction that will be posted in advance at the Go Fund Me site soon!
She still has several surgeries and care taking needs in her future and we are trying to help cover some of these expenses through a number of fundraising efforts: 1. BENEFIT CONCERT at Old Dog Tavern in Kalamazoo, MI on Sunday, September 14th from 1-5pm. “As a community, we have witnessed Jen and Chris Stroven celebrate great triumphs and endure perilous tribulations during the last couple of years.
This family friendly concert (w/kids activities) will include some of Michigan’s top bands: The Red Sea Pedestrians, The Corn Fed Girls, and Red Tail Ring. From Jen being diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, and that limiting her ability to carry a child safely, to Chris’ amazing niece stepping forward to be their gestational carrier. However, this blessing came with significant challenges. 5 ounces, and was also diagnosed with VACTERL association, a constellation of birth defects requiring multiple surgeries and ongoing medical interventions.
As a result, Indi spent her first five months of life in the NICU, an hour from the Stroven’s home.
Through it all, Jen and Chris have been brave and resilient and have taken each challenge head on.
They are so deeply loved by us all; our fantastic community has rallied around them with love and support, offering prayers, meals, and care for Indi’s big sister Mia, and more. We would like to help offset the debt they have incurred (from hospital bills, travel expenses, childcare and the like), and help them prepare for future expenses.
117 rooms and suites provide an enchanting environment for every taste.
Treat yourself to the culinary delights of the toque award winning cuisine of the restaurant “Europastüberl” during your casino short break in Innsbruck, Austria.
The Grand Hotel Europa in the centre of Innsbruck is the only 5* hotel of the city at the heart of the Tyrolean Mountains and will enchant you with its imperial Austrian style and Tyrolean tradition.
The Europa-Salon parlour on the first floor is an architectural jewel from the time of the famous Bavarian king, Ludwig II, and more than worth seeing as it is the only of its kind.
Built in 1869 the hotel recently celebrated its 140 jubilee.