The LiNK Events

CELEBRATING INDIANA (and a little bit of Illinois!) *Shared Tour
5 Days June 26 – 30, 2016

Day # 1 – June 26 South Bend
Depart Eldora and travel across parts of Iowa and Illinois on the way to your overnight accommodations in South Bend, Indiana. After checking into the hotel, dinner is served at the Tippecanoe Restaurant, located in the former home of the inventor of the Studebaker automobile. (D)

Day # 2 – June 27 South Bend, Middlebury
A tour of the South Bend Chocolate Factory starts our day on a sweet note. Next is the Studebaker National Museum featuring both horse drawn and motorized Studebaker vehicles. Lunch is included in the Trolley Café in Goshen, Indiana. There will be time to explore the Old Bag Factory, home to artists and craftsmen of all types. A local Master Gardner joins us this afternoon for a tour of the unique Quilt Gardens which features more than 110,000 blooms in 19 eye-popping flower gardens laid out in quilt patterns. Check into the Essenhaus Hotel for a two-night stay, and then enjoy dinner at the hotel, followed by a Broadway style show. (B,L,D)

Day # 3 – June 28 Amish Country
A local Amish guide will join us for a full-day of touring in Indiana’s Amish Country. Included will be a woodworking shop where you can design your own birdhouse and see some wonderful furniture items. There will also be a shop that builds those unique buggies they drive and a farm that raises camels. Lunch will be a chuck-wagon style bar-b-que at Cook’s Buffalo Ranch followed by a wagon ride into the pasture to hand feed the Great American Bison. The final stop today will be in Elkhart for a guided tour of the Jayco Manufacturing Company, makers of some of the most well-known trailers and mobile homes. To conclude the day, we invite you to come inside an Amish home for a delicious dinner and a ride in an Amish buggy. (B,L,D)

Day # 4 – June 29 Fair Oaks, Starved Rock
We’ll travel to Fair Oaks, Indiana for a tour and lunch at the Fair Oaks Dairy, home to more than 36,000 cows! Your riding tour will take you through some of the barns and stop to view one of the 72-cow milking parlors located on 19,000 acres. Lunch is included in the Farmhouse Restaurant with time to browse the shops on the grounds or visit the birthing barn. You now travel into Illinois where you will be taken on a mule-drawn boat ride on the I & M Canal before checking into the Lodge at Starved Rock State Park/ near Utica, Illinois. Dinner will be included this evening followed by a Storyteller to conclude the day. (B,L,D)

Day # 5 – June 30 Travel Home
After breakfast you’ll enjoy a one-hour cruise on the Illinois River aboard the Belle of the Rock. After a lunch stop in Galena, we’re homeward bound for Iowa. (B)

B, L, D = Breakfast, Lunch Dinner *This is a shared tour with First State Bank in Webster City

The Tour Includes: Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation, Four Nights’ Lodging, Luggage Handling for One Piece Per Person, Full-Time Tour Director, 11 Meals, All Attractions and Activities per the Itinerary and All Taxes and Gratuities for Included Meals, Lodging and Attractions, Gratuities for Driver and Tour Manager.

Your Tour Price:
$1,276.00 per person – 4 to a room
$1,350.00 per person – 3 to a room
$1,450.00 per person – 2 to a room
$1,760.00 per person – single

* $100.00 per person deposit due with reservation by March 16, 2016

Full tour itinerary flyer, registration form and travel protection plan available. Tri State Travel is the tour provider. More information at the Travel Show on February 23.

Make your reservations now! or via phone (641) 939-3407 ext. 138

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BINGO at the Hardin County Fair
Thursday and Friday July7th & 8th 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by The LiNK!
No RSVP or purchase necessary! Come to the Fair and enjoy a few rounds of BINGO with us and win some fabulous prices.

Contact Natasha. 641-939-3407 ext. 138

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Branson Tour!!! Ozark Mountain Christmas
November 16-19th 2016

Tour Includes:
Round-trip deluxe motor coach transportation
3 nights lodging at beautiful Welk Resort Branson
7 meals
Luggage handling
All appropriate gratuities

Special holiday shows and attractions:
Christmas Wonderland
Doug Gabriel Show
The Haygoods
Titanic- The Experience
Daniel O'Donnell
Andy Williams Christmas Show
Visit to Historic Downtown Branson

Join the Hardin County Savings Bank as we celebrate the Holidays in Branson! From the elaborate Holiday décor to the festive special activities and shows- your sure to enjoy your time in the Ozark Mountain Country this Christmas season. We have arranged for you to experience a fun-filled 4-day getaway at a relaxing pace- a perfect Holiday treat- planned especially for you!

Single: $644     Double $501     Triple $452     Quad $427

A $100 deposit is due with registration. Final payment will be due on or before Monday, September 26.

Limited seats available* Make your reservations to Natasha Phillips

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY! - Contact Natasha. 641-939-3407 ext. 138

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The LiNK Travel Disclosure


The following travel policy has been adopted by The LiNK club of Hardin County Savings Bank. Group travel with friends and neighbors is a benefit to our members. All details and reservations have been made for you, so you may enjoy a well- planned, worry free tour. We work to secure the best seats and travel comfort for you.
RESERVATIONS: To make a reservation, you may contact Natasha Phillips at (641)939-3407, or email Checks should be made payable to Hardin County Savings Bank. We can debit payments from your account upon request. Down payment is due upon reservation when required.
WAITING LIST: Once a trip has been filled, a waiting list is started. Please do not hesitate to put your name on the list. Cancellations are common right up to the day of the trip, and we always want to fill every seat.
PRICING: Based on the projected number of travelers and on a break even basis. We aim to provide you a first class trip for the best price. First preference will go to our club members. Guests or nonmembers are welcome at an additional cost of $10 per person for day trips. Keep in mind, anyone who meets The LiNK qualifications may join the LiNK Club see the club director for details!!
PAYMENT: Booking far in advance ensures the best price, seats and rooms will be reserved for our group. Full payment or down payments will hold your seat. All payments are due by the deadline listed.
CANCELLATIONS: Please notify the club director as soon as possible if you have to cancel. This ensures those on the waiting list the opportunity to go. Being that each tour is planned with a target number of travelers, it is essential to keep us informed.
TRANSPORTATION: In the event transportation is not included in an event package, you may communicate your interest to the director. Opportunity for transportation will be provided if the required number of those interested in transportation is met. The additional cost of the transportation be divided among the travelers. (Day trips and extended trips always have transportation provided)