The shotgun golf tournament will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. on
Friday, June 15, at the resort’s “Bear” course,
designed by Jack Nicklaus. Golfers of all skill levels — beginners
too — are encouraged to play. Greens fees are $135 per person
(includes cart). To play, mark the appropriate box on the registration
form, indicate your handicap and include payment. Lunch will be provided
at 12 noon.
For guests and attendees not participating in the golf tournament, an
old-fashioned all-you-can-eat cookout picnic will be offered on Friday,
June 15, at 12:00 noon. Bring the kids (young and old) for burgers, hot
dogs, ice cream and beverages. Kid-friendly entertainment will be
Dinner/Dance Featuring ABI’s Own Indubitable
Sponsored by BBK and Huron Consulting Group
Sponsored by Berger Singerman
Friday, June 15, 7:00–11:00 p.m., will feature
the Four D’s; Drinks, Dinner, Dessert and Dancing into the night,
with music performed by the “Indubitable Equivalents,” the
world’s only all-ABI-member rock-and-roll band. Featuring Andy
Caine, Saxophone (Pachulski Stang Ziehl Young Jones & Weintraub PC;
Los Angeles); Steven Golick, Keyboards and Wind Controller (Osler,
Hoskin & Harcourt LLP; Toronto); John Good, Bass and Trombone (ABI;
Alexandria, Va.) Dillon Jackson, Autoharp and Pedal Steel Guitar (Foster
Pepper & Shefelman PLLC; Seattle); George Kelakos, Lead Guitar
(Kelakos Advisors LLC; Greenwich, Conn.); Jordan Kroop, Keyboards
(Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP; Phoenix); Hon. Steven Rhodes, Guitar
(U.S. Bankruptcy Court; Detroit) Michael Richman, Keyboards (Foley &
Lardner LLP; New York); Mitch Ryan, Lead Vocals (Epiq/BSI; Irvine,
Calif.); and Tom Salerno, Percussion (Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP;
Phoenix), PLUS guest artists galore! Stop by for a drink, let your hair
down, and shake, rattle and roll to your favorite rock classics!
Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark
Saturday, June 16, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Great Wolf Lodge is an indoor waterpark experience that has young and
old soaking in the fun! Whether it’s 10 degrees below or raining
cats and dogs, it’s always a balmy 84 degrees inside the
resort’s huge, 38,000 square-foot indoor waterpark. Bear Track
Landing puts the emphasis on fun with 11 waterslides, six pools and a
four-story tree house waterfort - Fort Mackenzie - featuring 12 levels
of waterbased adventure interconnected with suspension bridges, cargo
nets and web crawls, as well as over 60 guest-activated water effects!
Every 3 to 5 minutes, the huge 48-foot tall bucket at the top of Fort
Mackenzie fills with 1,000 gallons of water and dumps over the entire
fort and anyone standing below it. The Thunder Bay outdoor pool area
features a zero-depth entry pool, kiddie activities with floor geysers
and spray features, water basketball, an expanded sun deck, patio and
lounge area, and outdoor snack area. The state-of-the-art facility
utilizes nearly 200,000 gallons of water that is splashed, sprayed,
waved and played in by both kids and parents alike. $30 per person
includes roundtrip transportation. Wear a bathing suit and bring a
Old Mission Peninsula Wine Tour
Saturday, June 16, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Depart for the Old Mission Peninsula, and enjoy an afternoon of winery
tours and tastings. The deep waters of Lake Michigan nearly encircle Old
Mission Peninsula, tempering the surrounding air temperatures,
protecting the vines from frost and deep freezes, and prolonging the
growing season. This unique microclimate allows the successful growth of
fruit in a climate otherwise considered unsuitable for delicate vines.
Your first stop will be to sample the wines at Peninsula Cellars,
followed by the multiple medal-winning Brys Estate. Chateau Chantal is
next, with its breathtaking views of East and West Bays. Continuing up
the peninsula you will stop for a photo op at the Old Mission
Lighthouse, then begin the trip back down the peninsula, making a stop
at family-run Bower’s Harbor, and lastly, Chateau Grand Traverse,
with it’s 100% European vinifera vineyards. Space is limited.
Price is $50 per person and includes transportation and admission to all
wineries and attractions.