Eight BCARC individuals,
residents of Elm Street,
Daniels Avenue, and Stoddard
Avenue, vacationed for four
days in Pennsylvania Dutch
Country. Karen Kennedy,
Debbie and Joan Copeland,
Heidi Curtis, Marilyn En-
gland, Madeline Bialor, Ann
Belcher, and Tina Bruzzi
made the trek by van from
All thoroughly enjoyed the
trip, but Deb Copeland said
“It was a long ride, and I was
just happy to get there.”
They were escorted by three
guides from Sprout Tours,
Jennifer, Kate and the “funny,
handsome and talkative”
York, who seemed to be
everyone’s favorite driver.
On their trip, the ladies
visited Amish Country and the
Hershey Chocolate Factory
and theme park, and saw a
Though all members of the
group are experienced travel-
ers, they all mentioned how
much they liked their accom-
modations, especially the tele-
visions and comfortable beds.
“I slept on a foldaway bed,”
Happy with their memories of their trip, Tina Bruzzi
models her Amish hat and cup, and Joan Copeland
shows off her hat and coffee mug, all bought on
their journey to Pennsylvania.
|Karen Kennedy said. “I hadn’t done that before. It was
Everyone enjoyed their visit to the Amish
Community. Marilyn England liked the men with their big hats
and beards and the women with their long dresses. “I wouldn’t want
to dress like that though,” she added.
Everyone enjoyed taking a ride in the
Amish horse-drawn buggies, but Debbie Copeland’s “glad she doesn’t have
to ride in them all the time.”
The tour of the Hershey Chocolate Factory
proved to be a highlight for just about
|everyone. Madeline Bialor and Ann Belcher
liked the visit there because of the free candy bars they received.
“The place even smelled delicious,” Madeline said.
All the travellers enjoyed eating out every
night. Tina Bruzzi got to have all the cheeseburgers she wanted,
while Joan Copeland enjoyed having dinner in a restaurant that looked
like a railroad car. Heidi Curtis summed it all up saying
she loved it all, “especially because no staff was around.”
Many of the ladies are planning another trip
this spring. Bon voyage!