Allen I. Hunting

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Allen grew up in West Michigan, where he is active in both business and philanthropic circles. After serving his country as a U.S. Naval officer, Allen led Stow & Davis Furniture Company as President for 30 years, retiring in 1985. He served on many boards, including Junior Achievement, the Community Chest, the Historical Society of Michigan, Ferguson Hospital, Blodgett Hospital, and the Civic Theater. 

The Huntings are among Grand Valley's founders, with Allen having served as a director of the GVU Foundation for more than a decade. Their long-standing involvement with Grand Valley includes support for the L. William Seidman Center and significant support to the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute which will have an impact on our natural resources for generations. 

Allen, along with his wife Helen, received the foundation's Enrichment Award and joined the Hall of Fame in 2017. 

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