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Tour Schedule

Aug tour:
Tuesday Aug 11, 2015 @ 11:00 AM (limit 20 * )
Belleview Retirement
1660 Hoffman Rd., Green Bay
Meet at main entrance
Parking in main lot and on south side of building
* any overflow will have the tour on the 18th.

Sep tour:
Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 @ 11:00 AM (limit 20)
Valley Cabinet
845 Prosper St.
De Pere

 

Green Bay Area Retired Men’s Club – Fall Coach All Day Tour: Discovering the Madison Area

7:00 a.m. – 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Depart DOT Bellevue Park & Ride Lot (Hy 172 at Cty GV)

Spouses and Guests Welcomed

 Schedule:

7:00 a.m.   Depart DOT Bellevue Park & Ride Lot (Hy 172 at Cty GV)

 

9-9:30 a.m.   1st:  Berres Bros. Coffee (Watertown)

Stopping for a coffee break at Berres Retail/Roasting Facility, we have an opportunity to sample a variety of coffees while viewing the roasting & processing area from it’s large viewing window.

 

10:30 a.m.   2nd:  Babcock Hall Dairy Plant/Store at Univ. of Wisconsin  

In 1951, Babcock Hall was constructed to accommodate food science labs, classrooms  & dairy plant. We view the production & packaging of ice cream, cheese & butter. Option to buy and taste some of Babcock’s products. (Purchase on own.)

 

11:45 -12:45 p.m.  3rd:  Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Located at Capital Square, this museum showcases Wisconsin citizens in the military over the last 150-yrs with exhibits on the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam to the Persian Gulf War.

OR you have the option to stroll across the street to visit the Capitol. 

 

11:45-12:45 p.m.   3rd:  Wisconsin State Capitol

Stroll the lower level of the rotunda to view the video tour of the building at the Information Desk/or stroll to it’s upper level for a better view of Edwin Blashfield’s mural “Resources of Wisconsin” lavishly decorating the ceiling of the rotunda.

 

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.   4th:  Lunch (Included) at Quiveys Grove  (Madison)

Built in 1855 on 5 acres, this memorable dining establishment is on the National Register of Historic places. (Entrée is a Boneless Chicken Breast w/mushroom sauce on rice)

 

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  5th:  Epic Systems Corp. (Verona)

Headquarters for the privately held electronic medical records company founded in 1979 by Judith Faulkner. Located on a 811-acre campus, our tour is of its Prairie Campus made-up of five buildings with unique celestial interior themes.  This healthcare software company provides support services for medical records to hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and billing systems.  Employing 8,000 people, Epic’s software handles record storage for 54% of the patients in the U.S. and 2.5% of patients worldwide.  (Note: This is a ¾ mile walking tour and includes stairs.)

 

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  6th:  Capital Brewery (Middleton)

Founded in 1986, this brewery is ranked as one of the #1 breweries in America, brewing 12-to 14 different beers.  Out tour begins with its history, followed by a walk through the production area of its lager beers, from viewing its copper kettles and bottling to its refrigerated warehouse.  We end by sampling four of its beers in the Brew Haus with a keepsake glass – a great way to end our day in Madison!

 

6:15 -6:30 p.m.   7th: Comfort Stop at the End of the Trail Candy Shoppe (Waupun)

This local popular shoppe offers coffee, various candies, chocolate, popcorn, & other refreshments. (Purchase on own.)

 

7:15 p.m.  Return to Green Bay  

 

Note:  All times are tentative subject to traffic conditions.

 

Cost:  Cost per person = $77.00. 

 

Includes: Berres Coffee, Babcock Hall, Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Wisconsin State Capitol, Epic Systems Corp. Headquarters, Capital Brewery, Quivey’s Grove Luncheon & End of the Trail Candy Shoppe;  Lamers Motorcoach; & local taxes.

Return completed form and payment to:  Jerry J. Stepien.  Make checks to Green Bay Area Retired Men’s Club

Spouses and guests are welcome.  Please provide all names on registration.

             Sign Up and Payment Deadline: Friday, October 2, 2015

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Registration Form

Fall Coach All Day Tour:  Discovering Madison Area  10/28/15

 

 Name(s)________________________________________________________

 

Telephone #:____________________________________________________

 

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Number Attending ___________ X $77.00 = Total Cost ______________

 

Make Checks to:  Green Bay Area Retired Men’s Club (Deadline: 10/2/15)