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August 1, 2013

August events at 18-80 Club

August is upon us already. What happened to the summer? We will have lots of fun things to do before summer is over.

The “Older Iowan’s Day” at the Iowa State Fair is Wednesday, Aug. 14. If you would like to go on the 10-15 Transit we will offer the transportation only for $15/person. Once at the gate the senior rate for the day will be $8/person. You will be responsible for the admission ticket and we will arrange only the transportation. If you are interested in this option you must stop by and sign-up and pay by Aug. 7. We will depart the club at 7 a.m., and return home by 5 p.m. This will allow the cooler part of the day to enjoy the sites.

Friday, Aug. 2 is the first day to sign-up for the four-day Quad City trip. This trip will be Sept. 23-26 which will include; one full day ride on the Celebration Belle from south of LeClaire to Dubuque which will include the breakfast, lunch and dinner with music and tour of two lock and dams. One day guided tour of Arsenal Island and John Deere Pavilion. Lodging will be at the Isles Casino in Bettendorf with gaming money and meals. We will also visit her sister casino Rhythm & Blues Casino in Davenport for a four hour stay that includes a lunch buffet and $5 gaming. We will offer two options on this trip. You may go only for the casino package for $200/person (based on double occupancy) or take the complete touring package for $335/ person (based on double occupancy). We must have 40 to take this trip and sign-up must be by Aug. 28. Please make sure to comply with these deadlines because we will be in Alaska for 11 days the first of September. If you have additional questions about this trip please feel free to call or stop by.

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