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American Board of Certification Exams

Thursday, June 12, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditorsí rights exams at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa on June 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Details on the certification process, exam composition and sample exam can be obtained by calling ABC at (319) 365-2222, by e-mailing assistantdirector@abcworld.org or by visiting the ABC website at www.abcworld.org. The ABC certification programs are sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America, and all three programs are accredited by the American Bar Association. Go to www.abcworld.org to sign up for the exam.

Young & New Members Beer Tasting at Sprecherís Restaurant & Pub

Thursday, June 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP


Take part in Milwaukee's great brewing tradition at Sprecherís Restaurant & Pub. The $40 fee includes transportation and tasting. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Yerkes Observatory Tour

Thursday, June 12, 8:00-10:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Jack B. Fishman & Associates, P.C.


The dark confines of Yerkes Observatory offer visitors superb views of planets and constellations, countless stars, occasional meteor streaks, the Milky Way, and sometimes even a fleeting glimpse of the International Space Station or another passing satellite. Bring a pair of binoculars to enhance your stargazing experience, and wear a light jacket or sweatshirt, as we will be spending time outside and within an unheated dome ó even summer nights might be chilly! Sensible shoes are highly encouraged; no high heels or flip-flops. The $30 fee includes transportation and tour. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Family Picnic

Friday, June 13, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Development Specialists, Inc., Ice Miller LLP and Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC


Bring the kids (young or old) for burgers, brats and some yummy summer treats! Kid-friendly entertainment will be provided. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Golf Tournament

Friday, June 13, 1:00 p.m.

Hole Sponsors: Alderney Advisors LLC, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, PC, Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP, Frank/Gecker LLP, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., Millennium Properties R/E, Rally Capital Services, LLC, Stahl Cowen Crowley Addis LLC and Steinberg Shapiro & Clark
Beverage Cart sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels


The annual Golf Tournament will be held at the resortís Highlands Course. Originally designed by Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye, this Scottish-style course was transformed in 1996 by Bob Cupp and was recently updated in 2006 by Bob Lohmann, with major renovations completed on holes 9, 12 and 15. The $150 fee for golf includes green fee and cart, box lunch and beverage, and prizes. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form to play, and indicate your handicap. For those participating in the ABI Golf Tour, this will be the second stop leading to the 2014 Great American Cup, sponsored by Great American Group. Please check the ABI Golf Tour box on the registration form. For more information on the tour, see golf.abi.org.

Wine Tour

Friday, June 13, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Dykema Gossett PLLC


Enjoy two unique experiences: the delight of a traditional farm vineyard at Staller Estate Vineyard and Winery, and the urban environment at Studio Winery. The first stop will be Staller Estate Vineyard and Winery, located near Delavan and Lake Geneva, where guests can enjoy some of the best wine in Wisconsin while taking in the beautiful and relaxing scenery. The next stop is Studio Winery: one part art gallery, one part recording studio and 100 percent delicious. The cost of the tour is $50 per person and includes transportation, tour, tastings and a bottle of wine from Studio Winery. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Lake Geneva Private Boat Cruise

Friday, June 13, 2:30-4:45 p.m.
Sponsored by Freeborn & Peters LLP


Spend an afternoon enjoying the sights and sounds of beautiful Geneva Lake on this private boat tour on Lake Geneva Cruise Lineís boat, the Duchess. Sip wine and sample various Wisconsin cheeses while enjoying the beautiful and historic scenery. A private guide will provide rich narration to enlighten you on the unique history of the Lake Geneva area as you view the remarkable mansions around the lake, many of which were built between 1870 and 1920.
The cost is $30 per person and includes transportation, tour and gratuities. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Black Point Estate Private Tour

Friday, June 13, 2:30-5:30 p.m.


Tour one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture at Black Point Estate and view one of the most intact collections of Victorian furnishings in the Midwest. The $35-per-person fee includes transportation, tour and gratuities. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Lake Geneva Cooking School

Friday, June 13, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Dickinson Wright PLLC


The chef will introduce the menu and provide a brief lesson on the basic techniques used in the preparation of each course, as well as in safety and sanitation. The chef will then divide up the menu so that each participant will be responsible for creating his or her own segment of the meal. The chef and staff will float among the participants to assist, offer tips and suggestions, and address questions or concerns to make sure that every dish is a success! Once the meal is prepared, attendees will "break bread" together and enjoy the gourmet meal that was created by the entire group in the schoolís Wood-Mode custom kitchen, which features Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances. The cost is $135 per person and includes transportation, hands-on class, coaching by the chef and staff, a delicious three- to four-course meal and gratuities. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Lake Geneva Dine-Around

Friday, June 13, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Sponsored by McDonald Hopkins LLC

Saturday, June 14, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Kerkman & Dunn/Kerkman Dunn Sweet DeMarb


Get out and sample two of the areaís most popular restaurants! Space is limited to 10 participants per restaurant. The cost for dinner is $55 per person and includes transportation, dinner and gratuity.

Pier 290
This uniquely American restaurant features American cuisine focused on clean flavors, fresh ingredients, beautiful views of Lake Geneva and attentive service. A progressive menu features a variety of options that highlight the seasonís best local ingredients.
The Grandview Restaurant and Lounge at The Geneva Inn

Enjoy a "grand view" of Geneva Lake at the renowned Grandview Restaurant. Discover a truly romantic setting where you can experience the area's finest American Contemporary cuisine featuring fresh seafood and decadent desserts. Every table offers a scenic vista of the lake through large panoramic windows.

Sopra, an American Bistro

Sopra is the premier Lake Geneva restaurant dining experience, situated on Main St. in beautiful downtown Lake Geneva, WI. Ingredient-driven Chef/Owner, Simon Cumming, designs American Bistro classics with a fresh, farm-to-table approach. Using the finest seasonal ingredients, youíll be treated to a Lake Geneva culinary fine dining experience, in a casual, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Horseback Riding at Dan Patch Stables

Saturday, June 14, 2:00-3:00 p.m., 3:00-4:00 p.m.


Dan Patch Stables provides riders with experienced guides who will help with choosing just the right horse. The 50-minute guided trail ride offers scenic views of hundreds of acres of beautiful Grand Geneva property. The cost for this event is $40 per person, which includes a guided ride and gratuities. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

1st Annual Cycling Event

Saturday, June 14, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Commercial Recovery Associates, LLC and Law Office of Deborah K. Ebner


Join fellow bicycling enthusiasts of all levels for the first annual Tour de ABI Bicycling Outing. For the experienced bike rider, this journey will cover 31 miles on scenic Lake Geneva back roads. For the novice rider, cut-off routes will be provided, allowing for a shorter 10 to 15 mile ride. Bike rental not included. The $15-per-person fee includes guide, water bottle and gratuities. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. If you need to rent a bicycle, please contact (815) 603-4360.

Kidsí Night Out

Saturday, June 14, 5:30-9:30 p.m.


Date night! Kids 6+ years old will enjoy dinner and a movie while you enjoy a night out on the town or a peaceful night at the resort. The cost is $25 per child, which includes dinner and a movie. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form. This event requires a minimum number of attendees. If this minimum is not met, the event will not be held, and you will be refunded any fees and notified two weeks prior.

Bonfire and Símores Social

Saturday, June 14, 8:30-10:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Arnstein & Lehr, LLP and Meltzer Purtill & Stelle LLC

Cap off the end of your day under the stars with a bonfire and marshmallows for roasting! The event is FREE for attendees and $10 per guest. Please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

ďKids Are GrandĒ Child Care Program


A daily program just for kids! The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa offers its Kids Are Grand program, which provides daily escapades and a recreational center designed to inspire children to be creative and innovative. From our culinary Junior Escapade to our Quick as a Fox Nature Adventure Game, kids will continually be learning and discovering their very own sense of creativity and innovation! While parents enjoy golfing, a spa treatment or a romantic dinner, they can have peace of mind knowing that their little ones are having fun and learning with our high-energy Kids Are Grand team members! The cost for children 4+ years old is $10 per hour for the first child, and each additional child in the same family is $5 per hour. Children under the age of 4 are always $10 per hour. Reservations are required with at least 24 hoursí notice, or you can call for availability on the day of the event. Kids Are Grand is located on the lower level of the WELL Spa + Fitness Center. To make reservations, please call Kids Are Grand at (262) 249-4560 (ext. 3830) or e-mail at kidsaregrand@grandgeneva.com.

 

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