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COMING IN 2019

 

Jackpot Junction - April 17
Let's try it again - third time should be a charm.  We're heading north to Jackpot Junction Hotel and Casino for a day of gaming and fun.  Cost for members is $20 and $25 for non-members.  Upon arrival at the casino, you will receive $15 on your player's club card.  In addition, when you earn 15 points on your card, swipe you card at a kiosk for a coupon for TT Pull Tabs.  Take your coupon to the "Tour and Travel" window and open the pull tabs in front of them to see how much you have won! 
 
Ireland Travel Show - Thursday, May 2
We are excited to announce we are offering a trip to Ireland.  Experience the southern tip of the Republic of Ireland, travel the jagged coastline and central plains, and then on to Northern Ireland.  Cathy Greteman, Star Destinations, will be at the Clay County Fair and Events Center on Thursday, May 2 at 1:30 pm, to highlight everything you'll see and do on this adventure! Actual trip dates are June 4 - 16, 2020.  
We do need your reservations for this show, so we know how many to plan for!
 
Ballard's Walleye Fishing Trip - May 19 - 23
The dates have been set.  Now all we need is for you to fill up the boats.  Cost is $745 per person with a deposit of $200 per person due at time of sign up.  The balance is not due until arrival at the resort.  Cost includes:  round-trip motor coach transportation, four nights lodging at Ballard's Resort, three days guided walleye fishing, twelve meals, rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice fish processing and all taxes.  The only items not included are tipping and a Minnesota fishing license.
 
Dave Woodcock, our CEO, will accompany travelers for this annual (and his last) trip to the Lake of the Woods.  John Beneke, Asst. Vice President of Commercial Banking, will be along this year to learn the "ropes".  John is an avid outdoors-man and nice guy.  I guarantee he will have a "fish story" or two.  As Dave says, "Fish Oooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn'!
 
Shred Day - Thursday, June 20
Secure Shred Solutions, LLC will be in Farmers Bank parking lot from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm to do your shredding for you.  There is a 4 bag/box maximum.  We are also collecting non-perishable food item(s) to be donated to  Upper Des Moines Opportunity.  
 
Twins vs Rays - Thursday, June 27
Come along and join the fun as we watch the Minnesota Twins take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Target Field.  Thought this game would be fun watching the Ray's former coach, Rocco Baldelli, now coaching the Twins.  No matter which team you cheer for, it's always fun and we have great seats!  Cost is $110.00 per person with payment in full due at time of registration.  Cost includes: motor coach, game ticket, driver tip, and Farmers Bank escort.  This trip is open to non-members.  Deadline is June 3.  
 
La Crosse, WI Getaway - August 21 - August 23
Come and explore this beautiful riverfront city and surrounding villages.  It's a perfect time to visit with gardens fully developed and the rush of summer vacation time behind us.  Three days of sites, scenery, and fun!
Our first day will find us traveling to La Crosse, WI.  Upon arrival, we have included lunch with waterfront views of the Mississippi River.  After lunch we start our touring of the area with Granddads Bluff, historic neighborhoods, Dahl Auto Museum, and Pleasoning Seasoning.  Check in to our hotel with a little leisure time before boarding the La Crosse Queen for a relaxing dinner cruise.
 
The next morning, we drive out into the scenic coulee area.  First stop is the Village Shops at Down a Country Road, where we will meet our guide.  We'll be making stops at Amish businesses.  A tasty lunch will be served to us at the Historic Westby House, a quaint bed and breakfast.  Free time will be enjoyed downtown to explore Dregne's, a Scandinavian shop.  Pasture Pride is the next stop where you will see production of Wisconsin cheese and enjoy samples.  
 
After enjoying a touch of Scandinavia, our next stop is in Norskedalen, to get a feel for the Norwegian immigrants.  A traditional Norwegian dinner will be enjoyed here, along with some ethnic entertainment.  After a full day of touring, it's time to rest for another full day.
 
Head south of La Crosse, to the Shine of our Lady of Guadalupe.  The grounds are located on over 100 wooded acres and provide a place of peace and serenity.  You will see the Votive Candle Chapel and have a narrated tour of the majestic Shrine Church.  You will have the opportunity to stroll through the devotional gardens and gift shop.  Lunch is included at the cafe here.
 
On the route home, we will leave I-90 and travel to the 4 Daughters Vineyard for wine tasting and appetizers before continuing to our respective home.  
 
Cost is $554 per person based on double occupancy and covers everything but souvenirs.  A deposit of $100 per person is due at time of reservation.  Final payment is due on or before July 5.  
 
New England and Cape Cod Autumn Foliage Adventure - October 6 - 13
This is a Northwest Iowa Bank Club trip,so space is limited.  The plan is to see and enjoy the beautiful fall colors of the Northeast, but Mother Nature holds the key!  The flight will take you directly from Minneapolis, MN, to Boston, MA.  A tour of Boston's historic Freedom Trail, Plymouth Rock, Cape Cod lobster-bake, Martha's Vineyard, tour of Rhode Island, travel the backroads of Vermont, ride on the railway to the top of New England's highest mountain, cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, visit Kennebunkport, are all included plus much, much more. Please give us a call or stop by  for more details. 
 
The Best of New York City - November 8 thru November 12 
We have been invited to share in this exciting trip to "The Big Apple".  
We fly to New York for an exciting time of sightseeing, tours, and Broadway shows.  There is some free time so that you can see another show or do some sightseeing.
Please stop by or give us a call for more information.  A deposit of $200 per person is due at time of registration with payment in full due by August 1.
 
COMING IN  2019
Discover Ireland - June 4 thru 16, 2020
Pick up an itinerary for all the details..  A travel show is being held on May 2, 2019, so give us a call with your reservation
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