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The Friends of the Bloemencorso Bollenstreek foundation is delighted to welcome new committee members. We are pleased to introduce them to you.

Henk van Ewijk


"I am responsible for setting out the main goals: Motivate, initiate and facilitate. The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek parade means a 42 km long big smile on the faces of lovers of bulbs and flower from all over the world". Henk is Business Development Manager by the Ceasar Group.

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Marcel van Schaik


"The Friends of Bloemencorso Bollenstreek is the ideal Business Club to bring some of the wonderful businesses in our beautiful bulb district in contact with each other."

Marcel's occupation is financial advisor.

Robin van Maris


"The Chairman's right hand man responsible for the daily running of the foundation. I have lived all my life in Noordwijk our beautiful floral seaside resort. When asked to support this initiative I immediately said yes because I have happy memories of sitting as a child on the kerbside enjoying the parade and the music. I am delighted to make a contribution

Robin is employed in local government in The Hague where he works for the director of City Development. He is involved in the future of the city's economy, living conditions and mobility.

May-lisa de Laat

Communicatie & PR

''You can organise a successful event, but without effective communication, success will be limited. I love flowers and the area I live in with its dunes and bulb fields and my profession which is language, text and communication. This position brings all these together"

May-lisa is an independent text writer and owner of De Laat Communication.

Krijn van Dijk

Committee member

As a local to the bulb district I enjoy the colours and scents of the parade year after year, for a long time as musician with drum band Adest Musica and now creatively via the Friends Foundation. My creative brain works on graphical images, forms and colours. I enjoy applying this to my work and now in this new role".

Krijn is self-employed and owner of Graaf Bureau.

Rachel Jonkman

Committee member

I love structure and connection. As an accountant I look at the world through financial glasses. In my role as committee member for the Friends Foundation I can also let my creativity loose on the organisation of an event and help raise the profile of the parade to a higher level.

Rachel is accountant with Flynth Adviseurs and Accountants.

Rick van der Wees

Committee member

"When Willem Heemskerk asked me to join the Friend's committee as ambassador for Voorhout I was immediately enthusiastic. I have been involved with the Parade for many years via my wife"

Rick is owner of RW Verkoopondersteuning and currently hired by

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