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Sterling Lifetime Giving Society

“Palmer is to chiropractic what sterling is to silver.” – David D. Palmer, D.C., FPAC

This elite group of individuals and businesses demonstrates remarkable generosity over a lifetime of giving to Palmer College.

Sterling Lifetime Giving Society members stand at the forefront of the College’s achievements in educating leaders of the chiropractic profession. Donors who give $100,000 or more in irrevocable gifts during their lifetime are invited to membership.

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There are two levels of distinction in the Sterling Lifetime Giving Society:

Donors who reach the Sterling Society milestone enjoy:

  • Formal induction at Homecoming festivities on the campus of their choice
  • Perpetual recognition as a philanthropic leader in donor honor rolls
  • Opportunities to share their stories in College publications and online
  • Exclusive invitations to College events throughout the year
  • Special access to College leadership, faculty and staff
  • Quarterly Chancellor’s Update with behind-the-scenes insight on College priorities and projects

Sterling Society Donor Honor Roll


* Employee
† Deceased
Evan Beane, DC and Cynthia Beane
Anita Bigo, DC
Dr. Devere E. Biser †
John Bottorff Sr., DC and Carol Bottorff†
Mickey Burt, DC and Karla Burt
Dr. Fred P. Dehn †
John G. Donovan, DC
Bruce Hagen, DC and Beth Hagen
Dr. William M. Harris †
Mark Houk, DC and Inez Houk
Dr. Fletcher G. Keith †
Charles Keller, DC
William J. Kiernan, DC and Mary A. Kiernan
Paul Liechty, DC and Sherri Liechty
Rolland Lucas, DC and Eileen Lucas, DC†
Peter Martin, DC*
Charlotte Matityahu, DC and Eldad Matityahu
Paul Peterson, DC and Alice Peterson
Dr. Walter V. Pierce Sr., †
Willard M. Smith, DC
Ross Stokes, DC†
Roy W. Sweat, DC
Paul VanDuyne, DC and Donna VanDuyne, DC


* Employee
† Deceased
Carol and Richard Evans
Craig McManus and Charlotte McManus
Jenny and Kermit Sutton
Juanita Thompson


Foot Levelers Inc
Frutiger Trust
Mabel C Covey Private Trust Foundation
National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Corpor
Regional Development Authority
Ryan & Associates
The Joint Corp
The Kresge Foundation
William M Harris Family Foundation

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