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Franklin County Holstein Club plans trip to WDE

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- The Franklin County Holstein Club will be going to the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis. for their annual trip this year from October 3 - 5. World Dairy Expo showcases dairy genetics and the newest dairy industry products and technologies. 65,000+ visitors attended the 2012 Expo. Over 850 dairy-focused exhibitors will have booths and displays in the huge commercial trade area including machinery exhibits. More than 2500 head of the finest dairy cattle in North America will be on display. The club plans to be there for the International Red & White and International Holstein Shows. Shopping, crafts and food vendors are on the grounds.

The cost for the trip is $520 per person, double occupancy. This price includes coach bus transportation to and from Chambersburg to Dulles Airport, round-trip airfare, two nights lodging, coach bus transportation in Madison, and tickets to the Expo for three days.  Not included are baggage fees at the airport and meals. Thursday evening’s meal at the Prime Quarter Restaurant will be provided by Jere Hissong of Cargill Animal Nutrition.

We will be staying at the Comfort Inn and Suites East Madison, 4822 E. Washington Avenue. The hotel has a free hot continental breakfast.

The flight leaves Dulles at 6:15 a.m. Thursday, October 3 and returns Saturday, October 5 at 8:51 p.m. One carry-on bag and one personal item are free. Checked bags are $25 for the first bag and $35 for a second bag.  These rates are subject to change. To view bag allowance and bag fees visit http://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/travel/baggage/default.aspx .

The bus will leave from the Franklin County Extension Office’s back parking lot at 3 a.m., Thursday, October 3.

Deadline for reservations is August 20. Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, contact Marcus Martin at 717-496-1419 or email mlmartin@innernet.net.

Send reservations by August 20 to:        
Marcus Martin
12750 Karper Road
Mercersburg PA  17236


Print names and addresses exactly as they appear on your identification. Photo ID is required at the airport. Please also indicate your preference a room with one queen bed or two doubles and enclose payment.