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WSPSS Bus Trip to the Bell Museum to see the “Dig It” Display!

28 Feb

WSPSS Bus Trip to the Bell Museum to See the Smithsonian Soils Display

We are going to charter a bus to take WSPSS members, family, and friends to the Bell Museum to see the traveling Smithsonian soils display on March 17th.  We will pick up in Madison, Black River Falls, and Eau Claire with a lunch stop in Hudson.  The plan at this point is to arrive at the Museum around noon stay for 2 hours then return. The museum admission is free on Sundays.  The only cost to participants will be for the bus trip.

The charter bus will cost $1750.00 plus parking fees.   At the last meeting, the membership in attendance approved $500.00 to be used for the bus.   The cost of the bus has gone up since the first quote.  In order to keep the cost per person at a reasonable price, we needed additional money from WSPSS to cover the cost of the bus.   The membership approved the additional $500.00 for the trip in the recent vote.   The bus will hold 56 passengers.    We need a minimum of 40 people to register to make it a go.   PLEASE have your reservation to Karla by March 5th.   After March 5th you can still come provided we made our 40 minimum by that date and the bus is still going.  The reservation checks will be held until the 40 number is reached.  I hope the bus will not have any empty seats but if it does they will be offered to students at a reduced rate. Any questions or suggestions can be directed to Donna Ferren Guy 608-487-1311.

I encourage everyone to go to the Bell museum website to learn more about the Smithsonian exhibit: http://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/ForAdults/Exhibits/DigIt/index.htm

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Name: _____________________________________________________________

Cell phone (in case you are not a the pick-up location on time): ______________________

Choose a Pick up location (mark with an X)

Deforest Park and Ride (13-03)(I-39/90/94/ County V): 7:00am__________

Black River Falls I-90 /54 (Taco Johns) 9:00am________________________

Eau Claire I-90/ Hwy 12(truck Stop) 10:00am ________________________                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Hudson Lunch stop (Jimmy John’s parking lot) 12:00am________________
(Note: Lunch is on your own from 11:30 – Noon, there are many choices nearby)

We’ll arrive at the Bell Museum around 12:30 and at 2:30 returning to the same locations for drop off.

Number of people in your group: ______x $25.00 each = (total) ___________________

Make checks payable to WSPSS.
Send registration and checks to: Karla Petges, 451 W. North Street, Juneau, WI 53039

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