ABA-XXXV • Springfield, IL
Make your hotel reservation early large ABA member attendance expected hotel will sell out quickly
Luxury In A Great Location at a Special Rate
Special ABA room rates
$109 per night for single and double rooms (includes $10 parking)
Breakfast Buffet $13 including Tax and Gratuity
ABA hotel room rates are good from June 7th thru June 12th
Reservations must be made before May 16, 2015 here
(Mention American Breweriana Association to receive our room rate.)
On Tap at the 35th Annual Meeting
•Friendly room-to-room dealing is a continuous part of the Annual Meeting
•Fully-stocked Hospitality Room with plenty of beer, soda, wine and snacks
•Giant raffle •Old and new friends
•All the good times you expect at an Annual Meeting
The Daily Activites
Tuesday, June 7
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For those members traveling to Springfield, June 7th, the following House Tours will be offered:
Kent & Theresa Newton, 340 Ashland Ave, Mt. Zion, IL 62549, Noon 5 PM
Marvin & Carol Ridgeway, 3316 N. Oakland Ave, Decatur, IL 62526, Noon 5 PM
Jeff & Deb DeGeal, 2868 N. Collins Rd, Ashland, IL 62612, Noon 5 PM
Jeff & Cheryl Berkler, 1 Settlers Lane, Springfield, IL 62707, Noon 6:30 PM
Gary & Kathy Zimmerman, 131 Willow Road, Rochester, IL 62563, Noon 9 PM
Greg Zimmerman & Tonya Burch, 128 Lucky Horseshoe, Riverton, IL 62561, Noon 9 PM
Reinstone Brewery, 523 W. Matilda, Illiopolis, IL 62539, 2 PM 6 PM
Decatur Brew Works, 101 N. Main St, Decatur, IL 62523 , 3 PM 10 PM
3:00 p.m. Registration and Hospitality Room opens. (Rendezvous Room)
5:00 p.m. 11th Annual Silent Auction opens. Contact Pat Wheeler.
Wednesday, June 8
9:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bus Tour and Lunch at the local breweries and brewpubs plans include: Rolling Meadows, Obed & Issac's, Engrained, Timotheus Brothers, and The Hands of Fate. Cost is $40.00 per person
Room to room trading.
6:30 p.m. President's Buffet hosted by Larry and Shirley Bowden.
7:30 p.m. Trivia night in the hospitality room hosted by Roy and Casey Mayfield Room to room trading. (Rendezvous Room)
Thursday, June 9
8:00 a.m. Annual ABA Business Meeting. All members are encouraged to attend. (Capitol Room)
10:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lincoln Historical Sites in Springfield near the Hotel (car pool or walk)
5:30 p.m. Reisch Brew Crew's Hospitality Night (Rendezvous Room)
Friday, June 10
9:00 a.m. ABA Museum Foundation Meeting.
Times to be Announced at a later Date
Crown and Craft Breweriana Swap
Afternoon Wine social
Room to Room Trading with Poker Run
1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Crowns, Coasters, Napkins, Tackers, Signs, Tap Handles, Lights, etc.
3:00 p.m. to ??? Afternoon Wine Social
Saturday, June 11
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Public buy-sell-trade show. (John Weatherhead)
3:00 p.m. Full Beer Bottle Swap. (Paul Rahne)
7:00 p.m. Annual Awards Buffet Dinner with Guest Speaker. Cost $40.00 per person; Children under 12 years of age Free
Tuesday through FridayTwelfth Annual Silent Auction.
Open for accepting items and registering bidders Tuesday at Noon.
Hours: Tuesday: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pmThursday: Noon to 9:00 pm