The United Difference - Emerald Club

Emerald Club

Wendy Lorenzen
Emerald Club Coordinator

Upcoming Emerald Club Events

April 5, 2023 • 1:00
Free Movie Day (Club Members, no children)
Crawford County Cinema IV • Denison

June 21, 2023 • 1:00
Free Movie Day (Club Members, no children)
Vista 3 • Storm Lake

May 10 or 11, 2023

Choose Your Day • Mystery Trip

Please RSVP to any UBI office by March 31

$197/person, payment due at sign up
attractions, lunch, dinner and transportation
Pick-up locations
May 10 - Ida Grove, Odebolt, Denison
May 11 - Rockwell City, Lake City, Carroll

Nashville Trip
September 5 - 10, 2023

Tuesday, September 5 (L, D)
Relax and enjoy your journey to Nashville! Stop in Cedar Rapids for a yummy lunch at Zeppelin’s Bar & Grill. Arrive in St. Louis for a tour of Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. I hope you’re hungry; we have a finger lickin’ meal planned for you at Sugar Fire BBQ.
Overnight • Drury Plaza at the Arch
St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, September 6 (B, L, D)
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Next it’s on to the smallest National Park in Amercia, the St. Louis Arch National Park. Ride to the top of the Arch for a breathtaking view and then visit the Museum at the Gateway Arch. Next stop is Paducah, Kentucky, for lunch and then on to Nashville for a “Welcome to Nashville” group meal.
Overnight • Hyatt Place Hotel
Nashville, TN

Thursday, September 7 (B)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then our expert local guide introduces us to everything Nashville: Music Row, Vanderbilt University, Ryman Auditorium, Tennessee State Capital, and so much more! Lunch on your own at the epic Assembly Food Hall in the heart of downtown.
Next is the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum with exhibition galleries, archival storage, retail stores, and the CMA Theater and Ford Theater. If your favorite musician is appearing, tickets could be available for same-day performances. Explore Nashville the rest of the day and enjoy dinner on your own.
Overnight • Hyatt Place Hotel
Nashville, TN
Friday, September 8 (B, D)
Enjoy breakfast and then a visit to the charming city of Franklin, Tennessee – a southern town steeped in Civil War history. Explore the history of Carnton Plantation & Field Hospital, McGavock Confederate Cemetery, and the Carter House.
Enjoy time on your own to explore the quaint town square area – antique shops, gift stores, art galleries and boutiques. Lunch on your own. In the evening, a delicious “farewell” dinner at Paula Deen’s. Then on to the World-Famous Grand Ole Opry, in its 98th year of showing off the best of country music.
Overnight • Hyatt Place Hotel
Nashville, TN

Saturday, September 9 (B, D)
After breakfast, we say farewell to Nashville. Next stop is at the oldest farmers market west of the Mississippi – St. Louis’ Soulard Market. Awesome lunch options, as well as produce, spices, and market goods. Group dinner in Quincy, Illinois.
Overnight • Holiday Inn Quincy
Quincy, IL

Sunday, September 10 (B)
Enjoy breakfast and then we journey home. Lunch and breaks along the way.

Pricing, seating is limited:
-$2,495/person double
(2 people sharing room with 1 or 2 beds)
-$3,150/person single
(room for 1 person)
-$2,273/person triple or quad
(3-4 people per room with 2 beds)
(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.