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ILR planning four fall trips

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Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR), the Co-Lin continuing education program for retired adults has scheduled two day trips to areas tourist site and two holiday season trips – one day-long and a second for three days.

The travel agenda includes:

  • September 13 (Wednesday). McClain Safari Tour and Eudora Welty House & Garden. $71 per person (based on 30 people attending). Deadline Date: Aug. 18th

  • October 19 (Thursday). Heartwood Birdhouses & Berry’s Seafood. $70 per person (based on 25 people attending). Deadline Date: Sept. 25.

  • December 12 (Tuesday). Jeweled Christmas Tour at the Towers in Natchez. $95 per person (based on 25 people attend Deadline Date: Nov. 13.

  • November 29th – December 1st (Wednesday – Friday). Festival of Lights in Natchitoches, LA. $425 per person quad occupancy; $465 per person triple occupancy; $540 per person double occupancy; $780 per person single occupancy. Deposit due September 30. Final payment due October 30.

Existing and new ILR members can sign up for another year, and learn more about the planned travel as well as fall educational events, workshops and movie and game days at the organization’s Fall Membership Social on Tuesday, August 15, at 1:30 p.m. at the Co-Lin Thames Center.

Normally, ILR reveals the travel program at the Fall Social, but it is releasing information early so people can better plan their schedules.

In the 2022 fall and spring semesters, ILR had to cancel several trips.

“Some of our members have travelled to the places on our trip schedule, but newer members have not, and we encourage those who have enjoyed travel experiences in past will participate in them again,” says ILR Co-Lin staff coordinator Erin Johnson. “We had several members ask us to reschedule the Jeweled Christmas Tour of the Towers in Natchez that was cancelled, and many requested a Christmas Trip to Natchitoches.” LA.”

For information, contact ILR Coordinator Erin Johnson 601-643-8702


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