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diogenes99
24-11-06, 20:06
Published November 02, 2006 12:00 am -
ASHTABULA - - July 2007 will be a grand month for Ashtabula Countians! A national event that has often caught the eyes and ears of major TV networks and media services around the earth, the 25th annual FinnFest USA will be held in Ash ...

http://www.starbeacon.com/siteSearch/apstorysection/local_story_306072613

diogenes99
06-12-06, 03:44
Details to be posted at finnfestusa2007.com January 1.



FINNFEST USA 2007
“A great lake, a great heritage”

July 26-28, 2007
Kent Ashtabula Campus
Route 531
Ashtabula OH 44004

Address for FinnFest USA 2007 is
P O Box 2838
Ashtabula OH 44005-2838

Some websites of interest:

www.VisitAshtabulaCounty.com
Click on Lodgings for a list of available rooms, bed and breakfasts, motels, and camp grounds, etc. The following hotel/motels have agreed to allow us to reserve rooms with reduced rates for our FinnFest guests:

Comfort Inn,
Hampton Inn,
Sleep Inn,
America’s Best Value Inn,

all in Austinburg, about 15 minutes from the Kent campus.

Also the Lodge and Conference Center at Geneva State Park.

The websites will list the amenities offered and the telephone number or email address for reservations. You must let them know you are coming for this event in order to receive the group rates. We urge you to book early as accommodations are limited.

www.Ashtabula.Kent.edu
will have information about the campus.

We are looking for lecturers from the Ashtabula area to speak about life in this area as it relates to the Finns. Also we are looking for acceptable food vendors.

Send your information to hietikko29*windstream.net

We need local housing for musicians coming from Finland and the U.S. If you would be willing to house one or more, please contact Janet Eskelin at jeskelin*alltel.net

Registration will be available by January 1, 2007.

The program committee is busy lining up a great list of performers.

Keep checking the website for future updates.

diogenes99
17-12-06, 03:50
Here is the website:

http://finnfestusa2007.com/

My wife was born in one of the Fest's towns (Conneaut) so we plan to go. If anyone else is going, please email me!