ASHE 2001 National Conference
Legendary Highways in the Laurel Highlands
June 7 through June 9 at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort
in Western Pennsylvania
The Southwest Penn Chapter is inviting all ASHE members to
the ASHE 2001 National Conference from June 7 through June 9.
The conference will take place at the Seven Springs Mountain
Resort in the majestic Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania.
Seven Springs is located one hour east of Downtown Pittsburgh
and just fifteen minutes off exit 9 or exit 10 of the Pennsylvania
Turnpike (I-76) in Champion, Pennsylvania. Visit our website
for conference and accommodations information.
The Conference schedule is full of activities for members
and their families. Industry experts will present technical
sessions discussing a variety of informative topics. Exhibitors
from various companies and organizations will be on hand to
make presentations and answer questions regarding their products
and services. Mr. Michael M. Ryan, P.E., PaDOT Deputy Secretary
of Highway Administration, will be the keynote speaker at the
Guest and family activities will focus on nearby destinations
that truly showcase the beauty of the Laurel Highlands. Trips
to Ohiopyle State Park offer thrilling whitewater rafting or
leisurely biking on the park's riverfront trail. If you and
your spouse prefer a more leisurely pace, The Mountain Playhouse
and Green Gables presents a summer stock theater production
in the charming playhouse preceded by lunch at the historic
Green Gables restaurant. One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous
works, Fallingwater, is the third destination planned for the
Conference. This architectural marvel nestled in the Laurel
Highlands was designed as a private residence for department
store magnate Edgar J. Kaufmann. The group will enjoy lunch
and gift shopping at the Summit Inn with a spectacular view
overlooking a ten county area. Log on to www.ashe-southwestpa.org
for more exciting activities to be announced in the upcoming
All three nights at the Conference promise a sensational finish
to the day's activities. Thursday night will feature the Icebreaker
Reception including a complimentary full course barbecue dinner
and entertainment by members of the band Deja-vu. Friday night
features the famous Seven Springs seafood buffet dinner followed
by Las Vegas style entertainment. The ASHE 2001 Annual Banquet
will be held on Saturday, followed by the live entertainment
of The Fabulous Hubcaps, recognized as one of the greatest "oldies"
bands in the country.
The Seven Springs resort offers tennis, golf, nature walks
and hiking, mountain biking, swimming, horseback riding, alpine
slide, beach volleyball and many other resort activities. And
of course, the annual ASHE golf outing will be held on the resort's
picturesque 18-hole golf course.
For the most up to date conference information visit our website
Registration packets will be mailed to all members in April.
The ASHE 2001 National Conference is the perfect place to
get away for a long weekend of fun and relaxation. The Southwest
Penn Chapter hopes to see you and your family June 7 through
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