The United Difference - Emerald Club

Emerald Club

Wendy Lorenzen
Emerald Club Coordinator

Upcoming Emerald Club Events

Fall Supper

September 19 • Denison • 5:30 pm

First United Methodist Church, 113 S 14th Street
Catered meal with program to follow.
RSVP by September 18 to the Denison office.

Fall Luncheons

September 21 • Rockwell City • Noon

Church of Christ, 850 Tonawanda St
Catered meal with program to follow.
RSVP by September 14 to Rockwell City, Lake City, Lytton, Pocahontas, Rolfe or Sac City offices.

October 12 • Ida Grove • Noon

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 800 N Main
Catered meal with program to follow.
RSVP by October 6 to any UBI office.

October 19 • Carroll • Noon

Swan Lake Conservation Center, 22676 Swan Lake Dr
Catered meal with program to follow.
RSVP by October 6 to any UBI Carroll or Glidden offices.

The Sweetest Day • Le Mars

November 16, 2023

Pick up fellow travelers with stops in Lake View, Odebolt, Ida Grove and Holstein. Then make our way to the Ice Cream Capital of the World, Le Mars, Iowa!
The first sweet stop is at the Wells Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor and Visitors Center where you can sample as many flavors as your heart desires! Enjoy lunch at a 100-year-old bank building that is a state-of-the-art music venue. Enjoy a show by the Browns musical family.
On our second sweet stop, you will learn about the history of making chocolate during, The Chocolate Experience, with Michaela Brown herself! You can taste variations of dark, milk and white chocolate. You even get to make your own chocolate bar loaded with toppings of your choice to take home!

Early RSVP by September 25

$195 per person (price includes show, lunch and admissions on itinerary)

Alabama's Gulf Shores

May 31 - June 8, 2024

Friday, May 31 (D)
Arrive in Kansas City and tour National WWI Museum and Memorial. Kickoff dinner.
Overnight • Kansas City, MO

Saturday, June 1 (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Make our way to Memphis, TN.
Overnight • Memphis, TN

Sunday, June 2 (B, L)
Tour the National Civil Rights Museum at Lorraine Motel. Visit Sun Studio, “The Birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll”. Enjoy lunch as a group and embark on the Elvis experience at Graceland.
Overnight • Memphis, TN

Monday, June 3 (B, D)
Enjoy breakfast and then make our way to the ocean! Group dinner near the water.
Overnight • Orange Beach, AL

Tuesday, June 4 (B, L)
Visit Bellingrath Gardens & Home on a 65-acre estate. Then, step abroad the USS Alabama battleship. Take in sunset views on a dolphin cruise.
Overnight • Orange Beach, AL

Wednesday, June 5 (B)
Enjoy a day of leisure to explore the area amenities. Lounge next to the water, explore state parks, stroll Orange Beach or hop on an airboat.
Overnight • Orange Beach, AL

Thursday, June 6 (B, D)
It’s time to head North! Explore Laurel Mercantile Co. Take in sights of Greenwood, MS and enjoy a group dinner.
Overnight • Greenwood, MS

Friday, June 7 (B, D)
Start the day with breakfast at the hotel and continue North making it to Bentonville, AR. Visit the Walmart Museum and see where it all began. Gather for a farewell dinner.
Overnight • Bentonville, AK

Saturday, June 8 (B)
Home to Iowa!
Pricing, seating is limited:
$3,299/person double (2 people sharing room with 1 or 2 beds)
$4,479/person single (room for 1 person)

Stop at any UBI location to pick up more information.
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
If you have trip or reservation questions contact Wendy Lorenzen at 712-367-2291.

Cancellation Policy: Trip cost is not refundable unless a person is available to take your place or we are able to get a refund from the supplier.
REMINDER: We reserve the right to make itinerary and pick-up location changes. Members can invite a guest to any event or trip except the annual luncheon.