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If you have questions regarding any of these events please contact
Shirley Lautenbach at 299-3584, Don Lautenbach at 901-2170, or

*Member Event refund policy* - Important cancellation information listed at the bottom of the page.


Thursday, July 24, 2014, The Best of Warsaw

Warsaw is the Orthopedic capital of the world. We will tour the Orthopedic company and be briefed on the history of the industry. We will see how a hip is replaced and learn about the products that can bring a new spring into your step. Next we will have a special tour of the Hudson Gallery of Art and meet Robert Hudson. He will entertain us with stories of his adventures and paintings. After a full buffet luncheon at Teel's Family restaurant we will enjoy "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Wagon Wheel theater -a theater in the round. "Fiddler on the Roof" is set in a Jewish village in Russia in 1905. Considered a classical musical it depicts the struggles of families who attempt to survive in a hostile world, still holding true to their tradition. The show includes the beautiful songs, "Tradition", "Matchmaker, Matchmaker", "If I Were a RichMan" and "Sunrise, Sunset."

Price - $85.00. Includes bus, musical play, coffee and rolls, all admission costs and snacks on the way home. ( Questions – call. Shirley Lautenbach.299-3584)


Wagon Wheel Theater Indiana

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Thursday, August 7, 2014, 8:00AM: A Day at Shipshewana-Waitlist only, call 526-8777.

Our day begins with a visit to the Mennonite - Hof museum. This museum's beautiful environment offers a window into the faith and life of the Mennonites and Amish in north-central Indiana, one of the world's largest Anabaptist communities. After the museum we will visit the popular E&B outlet store. A visit to the mall and their unique stores will give you time for lunch on your own.

In the afternoon we will enjoy the new musical "Josiah for President." This is the story of an Amish man's run to become president of the United States. "Josiah for President" is a compelling tale of an unlikely friendship, and an even more unlikely agreement. Heartwarming and funny, this musical, will leave you cheering for the underdog, while believing there is still hope for America's future. After the play we will enjoy an Amish dinner including their home made pie.

Cost - $79.00. ( Questions – call. Shirley Lautenbach.299-3584)

Josiah for President



Saturday, September 27, 2014, A Dutch Festival at Elim

Enjoy a day with the"Dutch" on the campus of Elim Christian Services. The day will begin with a parade and opening ceremonies. Special groups will be providing entertainment throughout the day. The Dutch Village will feature Bloemen (flowers), Geschenken (gifts), Delft (Dutch pottery and decor), Bakkerji (bakery), Farmer's Market and many more Dutch specialities. Special foods for your enjoyment are Banket, Hutspot (beef and potatoes), Oliebollen, Rodekool (red cabbage), Saucijzebroodjes (pigs-in-the-blanket) and Erwtensoep (pea soup).

Enjoy the color, festivities, good food, entertainment and shopping in a Dutch atmosphere on the beautiful Elim campus. A special feature will be a guided tour of Elim for our group. Coffee and rolls are provided on our way to Chicago.

Cost - $49.00 ( Questions – call. Shirley Lautenbach. 299-3584)

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Wednesday and Thursday, October 14 &15, 2014, Fall Retreat at The Shack

“The Shack” a country bed and breakfast nestled on 100 acres of woods on the lovely Robinson Lake will be the location of our fall retreat. Rev. John DeVries will be our speaker.
Opportunity will be given forexcellent presentations, challenging learning, great fellowship, good food, games, hiking, sitting on a covered porch or relaxing by the lake. At night we will enjoy the famous “Banana Splits” served at “The Shack.”

Cost - $89.00 for double occupancy, add $35 for single occupancy( Questions – call. Shirley Lautenbach. 299-3584)

The Shack

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If you have questions regarding any of these events please contact
Shirley Lautenbach at 299-3584 or Don Lautenbach at 901-2170. The email to use is

*Member Event refund policy*
For half-day events: no refund

For one-day events:
50% refund will be issued for a cancellation made 25 days or more before event;
25% refund will be issued for a cancellation made 16-24 days before event.
No refund will be issued 1-15 days before event.

For multiple-day trips:
No refund of deposit.
50% refund will be issued for a cancellation made 16-30 days before event.
No refund for a cancellation made 1-15 days before event.