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REMEMBERING MILWAUKEE — FROM CHEESE TO NEW IN MILWAUKEE SAUSAGE — Visitors can purchase local microbrews from the many breweries in town, among them the L A K E F R O N T B R E W E R Y, the S PR E C H E R B R E W E R Y and the M I LWAU K E E B R E W I N G C O M PA N Y. If beer isn't your group members' beverage of choice, they can try Sprecher's line of sodas, including its award-winning root beer. Groups might like to stop in at U S I N G E R ' S S AU S AG E S , which has been on OL D WOR L D T H I R D S T R E E T for more than 100 years and is still run by the family. Of course, Wisconsin is also synonymous with cheese, and a local cheese factory, the C L O C K S H A D OW C R E A M E R Y, makes fine Wisconsin and artisanal cheeses daily. A tour of this tasty venue is a popular activity for groups. Beyond the food and drink, a one-of-a-kind item from the H A R L E Y- DAV I D S O N M U S E U M gift shop is a must for the hip chicks and cool dudes on your tour. — EXPERIENCE THE ART — While in the heart of the HISTORIC THIRD WARD arts and cultural district, bank groups can enjoy creating their own art at SPLASH STUDIO, all with a drink in hand. Te three-hour experience features a local artist who guides participants through colors, techniques and tips to a personalized fnished product that will forever be a Milwaukee souvenir. THE GROHMANN MUSEUM at the Milwaukee School of Engineering is home to one of the world's most comprehensive collections dedicated to the art of human industry and achievement. Tree foors of galleries feature themed exhibitions, and a spectacular rooftop sculpture garden depicts the hard work for which Milwaukee citizens are known, showcasing 12 larger-than-life bronze men toiling in the feld and foundry, T H E BE S T PL AC E at the H I S T OR IC PA B S T BR E W E R Y offers a historical guided tour that takes visitors back to 1844, when Best and Company was born. A foamy glass of Pabst or Schlitz is included. Fear of flying over water? Flying is Easy when the "wings" do the work at the Milwaukee Art Museum. World-class museums and mansions Potawatomi Bingo Casino Award-winning restaurants ABA Top 100 Events Bring your group to Milwaukee — you'll find it easy here. Wendy Dobrzynski, Group Tour Manager, 414-287-4222 / 800-576-6 B A N K T R A V E L M A N A G E M E N T. C O M 33

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