Hendrika Willemse-Vreugdenhil helps women to advance in the ‘male world’ of IT

Ambitious women who excel in the ‘male world’ of IT, that’s the focus of ‘She in IT’. Initiator Hendrika Willemse-Vreugdenhil wanted to do what she enjoyed the most after a career with Detron, VMware, and Nutanix: “Women sometimes have problems profiling themselves. I want to help them, especially now that more and more technological companies recognize the importance of diversity.” Read more...

Sharon Vreugdenhil is founder of Hot Yoga Studio Gooi

Sharon Vreugdenhil is the founder ofHot Yoga Studio Gooi and started providing Hot Yoga classes in 2012. After working in commercial jobs for years it was time to switch gears. A few years ago Sharon’s brother took her to her first hot yoga class (Bikram) in Amsterdam. At the end of the class she wasn’t just sweaty and tired, she gained another skill and knew immediately this would be the direction she wanted to follow in her life: becoming a hot yoga teacher herself. Read more...

Jolanda Vreugdenhil makes her dream come true

Ambitious women who excel in the ‘male world’ of IT, that’s the focus of ‘She in IT’. Initiator Hendrika Willemse-Vreugdenhil wanted to do what she enjoyed the most after a career with Detron, VMware, and Nutanix: “Women sometimes have problems profiling themselves. I want to help them, especially now that more and more technological companies recognize the importance of diversity.” Read more...

Primary school head mistress Anna Vreugdenhil takes care of her pupils

Proper education, and if necessary a new laptop or bagpack, clean teeth and a full stomach. That’s what primary school head mistress Anna Vreugdenhil takes care off, because not every pupil is certain of those commodities. Thanks to financial support by the Youth Education Foundation she can take even better care of ‘her’ children. Read more...

Over a hundred years of Vreugdenhil Mechanization

Since 1919 the Vreugdenhil company has been in De Lier. It was started by Arie Vreugdenhil as a blacksmith in the middle of the  village high street. He was a well known blacksmith in De Lier and, next to his job as blacksmith, he also worked as a contractor. After a while he noticed the appearance of many competitors and decided to focus on tractors and farming equipment, leading to the move of Vreugdenhil Mechanisatie to the new location. See picture on the right: the Hoogweg in 1927 where a new barn was build next to the house. Read more...

Tom Vreugdenhil works on world’s most efficient hydrogen car

Drive 3.400 kilomters (2.112 miles) on 1 kilo of hydrogen? This study-year at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Tom Vreugdenhil from Delfgauw, along with 22 fellow students, works on the world’s most efficient hydrogen-run car. By continuing to innovate and looking for the limits of what is technically possible, the students want to show everything that can be realized. With their hyper-efficient hydrogen city-size car the team hopes to show the importance of hydrogen and durability in the coming year Read more...

Goos Vreugdenhil builds stained glass church window

The new church window building of the reformed church in Beekbergen has been crowned with a large stained glass window. The new church has been christened Eben-Haëzer. “The Lord has guided us here.” The stained glass window, located in the large hallway, represents everything that is important and distinctive for the community in the Veluwe area. In the centre it shows the grey stone Eben-Haëzer. A brook ripples its way around it. Trees represent the forested area in the sloping landscape around the village. “The wide beam of yellow light shows that everything comes from heaven,” says Rev. A. Schreuder during the official opening of the church. EbenHaëzer, the Lord has guided us here. The design is by Mrs. A. van de Craats and the stained glass has been assembled and build by stained-glass atelier De Glazen Zee (The Glass Sea). The window consists of nine panels which form the large 2.5 by 6 meter window (approx. 8 by 20 ft.). The panels are build in layered, anti-reflexive, insulating glass. Read more...

Amsterdam-city reverend Tim Vreugdenhil, author of the book “Opener dan ooit”

Tim Vreugdenhil is the founder of CityChurch Amsterdam and Amsterdam-city reverend. Recently his book “Opener dan ooit. Nieuwe kansen voor kerken.” was published (Open like never before. New chances for churches). The title of your book is based off the advertising slogan of Coca-Cola. Why did you do hat? In the summer of 2020 I was starting to get close to depression myself. While cycling through the city I suddenly saw a billboard reading “Open like never before”. It struck me and gave me hope. Later I discovered it was an advertisement campaign by Coca-Cola and started researching why they put such an emphasis on openness. This slogan helped me stay strong in the time that was yet to come Which other observations will you take with you from the pandemic? Which other observations will you take with you from the pandemic? The corona virus taught us all how vulnerable we are. Of course there are vaccines and hospitals, but suddenly everyone could fall ill, and at certa Read more...

DJ Leon, your allround DJ for all events

Do you have a party or a different event to organize? DJ Leon will play the best music from genres you picked. Leon Vreugdenhil is a true allround DJ. As a DJ he senses what the public wants to hear. And as an event-coordinator he takes care of light and sound, photography and videography, catering, tent rentals or even the location if necessary. DJ Leon offers the full deal. Read more...