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Banta's Annual Caboose Excursion 2017
« on: March 12, 2016, 12:19:27 PM »
March 25, 2017.    Try one more time.
Whitewater Valley RR Connersville.
Price: $35 per person.  (Original price was $35 on the first two trips, so going back to the "Good ol' days" LOL)
Minimum age 12, same price for all ages.
Departure 9 am, will try to change return time to 4:30 - 5:00.   Photo run-by maybe just one. To save time.
Meal not determined. Maybe at Laurel Inn or the other restaurant in Metamora or in Metamora on your own?  On your own is most likely.

Payment MUST be in two weeks before. IF amount received DOES NOT meet $1,000, trip will be cancelled.   Reason for the two weeks is I have had checks returned NSF and on  ACCT CLOSED.
Will advertise this time in Trains, I had done this a few years ago. Got four from Wisconsin, but it did not cover ad cost. But will try again.

AGAIN Telling me you are going DOES NOT MEAN A THING !!!   Just mail payments to Brian Banta P O Box 56, Edinburgh, IN 46124.   Not accepting credit cards.
Will send mailing to all of previous, only mailed to 1/3 on my list.

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Re: Banta's Annual Caboose Excursion 2017
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2016, 02:07:35 PM »
NEW updates;
Trip will be Saturday NOT Sunday; March 25th (4th Saturday)

Reason is the Laurel Inn will not have a buffet on Sunday for us and does not want to have us all at one time taking individual orders.
The WVRR has not approved the date, at this time.  So may change !
New departure time is 10, since we cannot eat until 4.
Return time will be around 6:30.
Will lower cost back to $30, not the 35 as was on the early trips.
ALL other specifications remain the same for now.
This may be the last year, not sure.
 

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Re: Banta's Annual Caboose Excursion 2017
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2016, 09:57:12 AM »
CANCELLED
There will be no trip in 2017, due to my financial situation I have no time to handle this.
Sorry !!!!!!!!
   

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Re: Banta's Annual Caboose Excursion 2017
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2016, 02:30:11 PM »
Sorry to hear that this has happened Brian.

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Re: Banta's Annual Caboose Excursion 2017
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2016, 10:30:31 AM »
If anyone wants to take this over, go ahead. But you would have to consult the WVRR board as a NEW event as to details.
ALL money went to the WVRR, I was a member and this was my way of financially helping. Since I no longer went to help.  I paid out of my pocket most years to cover cost, as high as $330+/-.
A few years, others helped by paying $100 extra, a few years back it would have cost $400 +, if one person from Cincinnati (J. C.) had not helped out.
It was enjoyable seeing folks enjoy it. 

Thanks to all the passengers over the years.
Take care all !!!!