OASIS from Unity Bapist goes to Branson

 The excitement was growing as 42 seniors boarded the Cavilla big green bus to head to Branson on Tuesday, June 22.
The group enjoyed seeing old friends and making new as they played “all about me” games, singing and playing bingo on the bus. By the time they reached the Six Flags area, they decided to have breakfast.
After another stop for lunch in Springfield, Mo., for lunch, they arrived at Grand Oakes Hotel, their home away from home for the next four days.
While in Branson the group enjoyed “The Magnificent Seven,” “SIX,” “Jonah,” “New Jersey Nights” and “Buckets and Boards.”
They shopped at Branson Craft Mall, Branson Landing and Tanger Outlet Mall, and enjoyed a number of good meals.  
On their way home, they stopped at Russell Stover’s Candy Store, a cheese shop and an antique store before returning to Vandalia.
Those attending were from Vandalia: Larry and Marti Bingham ,Beverly Blunt, Jeannie Brungard, Mardell Carpenter, Joyce Carter, Mary Cripe, Edith Elloitt, Walter and Mary Philbrick, Betty Philpot, Lois Peck, Sandy Roach, Allen and Joyce Smith, Anita Smith, Marie Sutton, Peggy Tippit, Charles and Linda Townsend, Gene and Ginger Wells, and Herb and Mary Woolsey; from Brownstown: Mary Ann Doehring and Liz Oberlink; from Decatur: Ann Damery and Judy Garhaus; from Findlay: Iris Bast; from Shobonier: Emily Ehrat, Dennis and Evelyn Meseke, Ed and June Opfer, Marian Rubin and Sharon Summann; from Greenville: Jody Hubbell; from Springfield: Ruth Robertson; Rose Roggow from St. Louis; Marcia Walker from St Peters, Mo.; and Carolyn McDowell from Vera.

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