Dear HAUS Member and anyone in Ohio

with a connection to Universität Heidelberg in Deutschland

We’re planning our 4th annual get-together in Ohio to celebrate our Heidelberg Uni roots, and to taste a
few beers. This time, we’re eyeing Cleveland because of its fantastic Great Lakes Brewing Company. I
would venture to call them the best beers West of Deutschland, and they’re made right here in Ohio. A
short description borrowed from their website is reprinted at the end of this letter.  
DATE: Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 6:00 pm
Our host this time is Bill Landess from nearby Hudson, Ohio. He has arranged to get a room at the
Brewery for our group if we have at least 20 people. I think that we can do that. (If not, we’ll reserve a
group of tables in the main hall.)

Either way, it will be a great time. And of course, significant others are welcome!

Bill has also found a good deal for that weekend at The DoubleTree Downtown. It’s a 7 minute drive
from the Brewery, has lake views and is close to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Doubletree will block
off some rooms for us if we let them know in advance. The rate is currently $95/night. The next
morning, a walk in the National Park could be outstanding, if the weather cooperates.

Here are some additional things to do if you arrive early, or would rather do something other than walk: 
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – open every day from 10am to 5:30pm
  • Cleveland Science Center (next to the R&R HoF) – open every day 10am – 5pm
  • Cleveland Aquarium – open every day 10am-6pm
  • Cleveland Museum of Art – Fri 10am to 9pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Please email your positive response as soon as possible to Mark Peeples so that we can plan and
make the appropriate reservations: 

We’ll send you more info as we get closer. 

We hope to see you on the weekend of April 28 in Cleveland! 

Herzliche Grüße,

The Ohio Regional Co-Chairs of Heidelberg Alumni U.S. (HAUS)
    Mark Peeples (I’ll be driving up from Columbus!) 
    Ellie Tschugunov (I live here!) and
    Bill Landess (Thanks, Bill, for the great idea and the planning, and for leading us in many German
    Lieder on April 28. I may not have mentioned that part before.) 

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