Travel Program

Ventures” is the travel and events program of Peoples Savings Bank. Each month customers and friends of the bank are offered activities that include informational meetings, concerts, day bus trips, overnight tours, and extended trips. Past events have included a lesson on Iowa History, day trips to Pella and Decorah, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center and a trip to Alaska. The goal of “Ventures” is to provide a wide variety of interesting and enriching experiences in all price ranges to customers. Current offerings and informational details are available on the web site. To register and pay for any event or trip, please contact Shelley Eilderts at the Wellsburg Bank or Karla Meester at the Dike Bank. “Ventures” coordinators are Phyllis Dorn and Carol Van Hove. You can reach Phyllis at 319-290-9135 or

Ventures Newsletter- November, 2018

We’ve had a spectacular year so far, and we invite YOU to join us as we continue our (ad)Ventures with old and new friends! We certainly enjoy you and appreciate your travels with us! We ask that you complete payment for each of our day trips no later than one week before our departure, as we must make reservations and deposits toward all of our fun ventures together.

We’re having fun as we plan our 2019 trips. These are our 2019 offerings at this time:

“SHADES OF IRELAND” — March 23-April 1, 2019. A great 10-day trip! Highlights include Dublin, Irish evening, Kilkenny, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Jaunting Car Ride or Boat Cruise (weather permitting), Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, and a Castle Stay. Several have already signed up at $3,359 per person double. We might be able to add you if you act quickly, but cannot guarantee it, and the rate may have changed. Brochures are available at the bank. $750 deposit required at sign up.

THE ILLUSIONISTS – Saturday afternoon at Gallagher-Bluedorn, April 27, 2019. Join us for this mind-blowing spectacular show direct from Broadway! The jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists will dazzle audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. The nonstop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. We’ll enjoy lunch together before the performance. Our motorcoach, delivery to & from the theater door, lunch, admission, taxes and tips are all included in the fee of $145; receive a $5 discount if you are a Peoples Savings Bank customer.

MYSTERY TRIP – Thursday, June 13, 2019.

You know you’ll have a great time, and this one is full of fun times that will be interesting to both men and women. Be sure to sign up early! Our motor coach, lunch, tax and tips are all included in our fee of (are you ready?) only $100; receive a $5 discount if you are a Peoples Savings Bank customer.

EUREKA SPRINGS & BRANSON – August 5-8, 2019. Experience the Greatest Story Ever Told, the renowned outdoor drama “The Great Passion Play” in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Hundreds of actors and actresses, live animals, and state-of-the-art sound and lighting create an unforgettable experience, performed on a 550-foot-wide multilevel stage in an outdoor amphitheater. Admission to the Bible museum and The Holy Land Tour, where we explore the Middle-Eastern culture in which Jesus was raised and we meet characters from the time of Moses to the time of Christ, are included. In Branson we’ll see the Johnson Strings, the Blackwoods, Tribute to Abba, Samson at the Sight & Sound Theatre, and Smoke on the Mountain. All admissions, three nights lodging, three dinners, a lunch, hot breakfasts at our Branson hotel, and our luxury bus transportation are all included in your fee of $795 per person double occupancy or receive a $50 per person discount if you are a Peoples Savings Bank customer. Itineraries are available at the bank. A deposit of $100 per person is required when you sign up. Sign up soon, as this trip may fill early.

Ventures Travel Gift Certificates available at the bank.
They are available in amounts of $10 or more.

To make a reservation or obtain further information about these events, contact
Shelley Eilderts at the Wellsburg office (641-869-3721)

PSB Ventures events are designed for travelers age 50 and over.


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