"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 the customers. Current offerings and informational details are available on the web site. To register and pay for any event or trip, please contact Eileen at our Cleves Bank, Sam Aukes at the Wellsburg Bank or Karla Meester at the Dike Bank. "Ventures" coordinators are Sue Ebert and Phyllis Dorn, two retired educators, who work part time in this capacity.
Ventures Newsletter - March, 2014
March 16, 2014 - The Ten Tenors - NIACC
A fantastic evening of Broadway's greatest hits, sung by 10 of Australia's hottest tenors! They have created a sound that is uniquely theirs, with a contrast of raw power and soothing beauty. This group has sold more than 3.5 million concert tickets, has four gold CDs and two platinum, two gold DVDs and one platinum DVD. See and hear the best of Broadway and enjoy a delicious meal at the Sheffield Country Club before the amazing show, all for $115.
March 25, 2014 - The Texas Tenors - Wartburg College
Expect breathtaking vocals, humor, and a healthy dose of their cowboy charm that entertains audiences worldwide. This good-looking trio's powerful mix of country, gospel, classical and Broadway music made them "America's Got Talent"s highest-ranking vocal group. $99 includes a full dinner before the evening show as well as transportation and tip. Don't hesitate to sign up while there is still room; tickets will go fast.
April 9-13, 2014 - New York City
Two Broadway shows (both "Phantom of the Opera" and "Cinderella," if available), 3-hour cruise around Manhattan, three bus tours, and some free time to enjoy this very busy city. Visits to Central Park, the Empire State Building, Liberty Island, NBC studio tour and much more. Bus to the airport, fly to "The Big Apple" and enjoy the sights and sounds. Breakfast and all dinners are included. Trip is CLOSED. Trip meeting is scheduled for Monday evening, March 24 at 7pm in Wellsburg.
May 8, 2014 - The Church Basement Ladies in The Last (Potluck) Supper - Plymouth Playhouse in Plymouth, MN
It is 1979, the day of the church's Centennial Celebration, and past parishioners have gathered to share hot dishes, bars, and stories from the last 100 years. As the women work in the kitchen, the Centennial Celebration continues on the lawn. We'll see your favorite church basement ladies handle it all with grace, hilarity, and some brand new musical numbers that are sure to get your toes tapping. Includes buffet lunch on site, transportation, and tips for $119.
June 12, 2014 - Ladies' Day Out
Calling all ladies! A fun day of pampering and fun is waiting for you! Join us and bring a friend. Where will we go? What will we do? Come and find out! You know it will be a great time! Cost is $79.
September 17-23, 2014 - Horses, Horsepower, and a Higher Power
You told us where you'd like to go and this luxury coach trip exclusively for our group was designed especially for us! It's a unique and amazing variety of events and experiences as we travel to and through the Smoky Mountains: The Lincoln Presidential Museum, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, dinner cruise on the Ohio River, world-famous Kentucky Horse Park, the Creation Museum, Christ-in-the-Smokies, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and Dollywood. Make your reservation soon with a $300 deposit. $1329 per person double or twin occupany.
For the person that has everything consider a 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 either
Sam Aukes at the Wellsburg office (641-869-3721)
Eileen Janssen at the Cleves office (641-847-3126) or
Karla Meester at the Dike office (319-989-9062)
PSB Ventures events are designed for travelers age 50 and over.