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6TH ANNUAL HISTORY OF THE CATSKILLS CONFERENCE
August 25 - 27, 2000
Kutsher's Country Club
Monticello, New York

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
  • 6-7 PM
  • Cocktail Party for Conference Participants

  • 8:30-10:00 PM
  • Intro & Welcome to the Conference Phil Brown

    History & Future of the Catskills

    Helen Kutsher
    Greetings from a Veteran Hotelkeeper

    Mark Kutsher
    The Future of the Catskills

    Marge Schneider(Catskill Resort Group)
    The Redevelopment of the Concord and the re-emergence of Sullivan County as a Destination Resort

  • 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
  • Terry Kay
    Reading from his 1994 novel SHADOW SONG, set in the northern Catskills
  • 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
  • Sidney Offit
    Reading from his novel HE HAD IT MADE, a 1959 novel set at the Aladdin Hotel, just republished in 1999

  • 2:15-3:30 PM
  • Tania Grossinger
    Reading from GROWING UP AT GROSSINGERS and talking about growing up as a "staff kid"

  • 4:00-5:15 PM
  • Henry Foner & Larry Rivkin
    Chester's Zunbarg: A Focal Point of Progressive Culture in the Catskills

  • 8:30-9:45 PM
  • Irwin Richman (Penn State)
    Catskill Color: A View through Postcards

  • 10:00-11:15 AM
  • Jack Landman
    Sports in the Catskills

  • 11:30 AM-12:45PM
  • Arthur Tanney
    Bungalow Stories

Room rates and reservations: call Kutsher's Country Club at (914) 794-600 or (800) 431-1273; or write at Kutsher's Country Club, Monticello, NY 12701

Full conference $50; single day $25; single event $10 (half price for CI members)
Catskills Institute: Box 1916,Brown University, Providence RI 02912
catskills@brown.edu