Singers 2007 Spring Tour FAQ's

See Photos from 2000 Baltics Tour

SEE THE 2004 SINGERS!!

Singers Web Site

CONCERT Information Including ticketing

FIRST CENTRAL UCC CONCERT

PLYMOUTH UCC CONCERT

CHURCH OF HOPE CONCERT Including address and housing information

MABEL TAINTER THEATER Including address and housing information

MERIT SCHOOL Including address and housing information

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH

 

ITINERARY

UPPER MIDWEST Tour 2007 - March 17 through March 22

PERSONNEL Information

ROOM-MATE INFORMATION Including names by room

TOUR JOBS!! Including positions, openings and assignments

ALSO INCLUDES OTHER Housing ARRANGEMENTS

Members NOT returning to Grinnell

MEMBERS NOT GOING ON TOUR!

TAKE ALONG TOUR - REMINDER SHEET

TRANSPORTATION Information

BUS INFORMATION Including Load/Departure times from Grinnell and Des Moines and Shuttle Bus Moves

FLIGHT INFO Including flight numbers/Equipment/Arrival/Departures/Airports

UNITED BAGGAGE INFORMATION Including size, weight and number of packages

Getting to an Airport on Your Own (for those not returning with us to Grinnell).

LODGING/HOUSING Information

Please Read the Dorm Policy (pdf) for rules regarding stay in the Dorms

Dorm Stays Saturday, March 17 , Sunday, March 18, Thursday, March 22

Home Stays Monday, March 19 - Tuesday, March 20

Chicago Wednesday, March 21

Grinnell Saturday, March 17, Sunday, March 18 and Thursday, March 22 (after tour dorm access)

MINNEAPOLIS ACTIVITIES Information regarding _________

CHICAGO ACTIVITIES Information regarding _________

GENERAL INFO Including temperatures/notes/take along items

MAP Information

View Tour on General Map Page

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Tour Phone Numbers

 

<<SEE THE SINGERS!


NO FLIGHT INFORMATION AS OF 2007.

 

 

 

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GETTING TO THE AIRPORTS!

Minneapolis/St.Paul - MSP

Go to the Minneapolis/St.Paul MSP Page and Click on Travelers Guide For Information on Getting to the Airport on your own.

From the MSP Official Site - Light Rail to MSP from Downtown Minneapolis

 

 

Des Moines - DSM

We plan to leave Minneapolis about 8 AM, however, due to traffic and other issues, do NOT schedule a flight before 3 PM out of Des Moines on March 24. DSM Official Site - Travel Info

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not Returning with Choir from Iowa City

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

CHOIR MEMBERS NOT GOING ON TOUR

These people are being listed because they changed plans after tour planning began. Please check your data and if they appear on any rooming lists, please make that change. Thank you.

       

 

 

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BUS INFO (See also Itinerary)

DP DAY DP TIME Departure LOCATION
Saturday 1:00 PM 6th and Park Street Grinnell
Saturday 9:00 PM First Central Congregational Church-Omaha
Sunday 12:15 PM 6th and Park Street Grinnell
Sunday 4:30 PM Plymouth Congregational Church-Des Moines
Monday 11:15 AM 6th and Park Street Grinnell
Tuesday 2:45 PM University Lutheran Church Minneapolis
Wednesday 7:30 AM 1st Congregational Menomonie
Thursday 12:45 PM Chicago Water Tower
Thursday 9:00 PM Zion Lutheran Iowa City

Shuttle bus transportation.

Possible Minneapolis/Chicago shuttles this trip.

 

 

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ROOM-MATE LIST:

Also see MEMBERS NOT GOING ON TOUR since tour planning began!

 

David D'Angelo - formerly on list but not going on tour as of March1, 2005

 

MINNEAPOLIS ROOM-MATE LIST

Also see MEMBERS NOT GOING ON TOUR since tour planning began!

(Some changes from original requests due to alternate plans of some participants):

Rooming lists
1st FIRSTname LASTname Other Plans
11 Mairead O'Grady
11 Emily Roberts
12 Laurie Glapa Parents
12 Mary Powell w/Glapa
13 Sara Cowan w/Friend
13 Caitlin Monaghan
14 Kelly Bosworth
14 Sumana Shankar
15 Gloria Makino
15 Deborah Kaiser
16 Rebecca Mwase
16 Sarah Burghardt
17 Jaimie Adelson
17 Stevie Schein
18 Katherine Jarvis
18 Erin McBurney
19 Molly Dahlberg
19 Natti Tipayamongkol
20 Jacquelyn Ernst
20 Katherine Howard
21 Rose Kory
21 Allison Voelker
22 Emily Jobe
22 Renee Lindeman
31 Brian Cavanagh-Strong
31 David Churchman
32 Mason France
32 Jacob Reisberg
33 Jonathan Richardson PARENTS
33 Jared Rubinstein
34 Christian Conkle
34 Colin Reynolds
35 Nathan Greenfield
35 Michael Blankenship
36 Ari Anisfeld
36 Ian Bishop
37 Erik Bartholomew
37 Jacob Sagrans
38 Vince Mertes
38 Andrew Polta
39 Ben Kim w/King
39 Ben King w/Parents
40 Christopher Hade
40 Ilan Moscovitz
40 Theodore Cooper
71 John Rommereim
72 Patrice Ewoldt Motel
73 Paul Nelson Motel
74 Bus Driver Motel

MENOMONIE ROOM-MATE LIST

Rooming lists
2ND FIRSTname LASTname Other Plans
11 Laurie Glapa Parents
11 Mary Powell w/Glapa
12 Sara Cowan
12 Caitlin Monaghan
13 Kelly Bosworth
13 Sumana Shankar
14 Gloria Makino
14 Deborah Kaiser
15 Rebecca Mwase
15 Sarah Burghardt
16 Jaimie Adelson
16 Stevie Schein
17 Katherine Jarvis
17 Erin McBurney
18 Mairead O'Grady
18 Emily Roberts
19 Molly Dahlberg
19 Natti Tipayamongkol
20 Rose Kory
20 Emily Jobe
21 Jacquelyn Ernst
21 Katherine Howard
22 Allison Voelker
22 Renee Lindeman
31 Brian Cavanagh-Strong
31 David Churchman
32 Mason France
32 Jacob Reisberg
33 Christian Conkle
33 Colin Reynolds
34 Christopher Hade
34 Ilan Moscovitz
35 Nathan Greenfield
35 Theodore Cooper
36 Ari Anisfeld
36 Erik Bartholomew
37 Michael Blankenship
37 Vince Mertes
38 Jacob Sagrans
38 Andrew Polta
39 Ben Kim
39 Ben King
40 Jonathan Richardson
40 Jared Rubinstein
40 Ian Bishop
71 John Rommereim
72 Patrice Ewoldt Motel
73 Paul Nelson Motel
74 Bus Driver Motel


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OTHER HOUSING ARRANGEMENTS (not staying in homes)

 

See Rooming List Above

 

 

 

 

 

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Concert: Saturday, March 17, 2007 7:30 PM

First Central Congregational Church

421 South 36th Street

Omaha, NE, 68131

402 345 1533 Office

Overnight in the dorms Saturday, March 17

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Sunday, March 18, 2007 3:00 PM

Plymouth Congregational Church

4126 Ingersoll Ave

Des Moines, IA 50312 2792

(515 255 3149 church)

Overnight in the dorms Sunday, March 18

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Monday, March 19, 2007 7:30 PM

University Lutheran Church of Hope

601 13th Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55414-1437

612-331-5988 Church

Home Stays with University Lutheran Church of Hope families Wednesday, March 23

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 7:30 PM

Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater

Order Tickets At the Mabel Tainter Site: Adults $6.00 // Students $3.00

205 Main Street

Menomonie, WI, 54751

715 235 9726 ext 17

 

Home Stays with First Congregational UCC Church families Tuesday, March 20

IF YOU HAVE MADE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS (Staying with Relatives/Friends, please notify me immediately)

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Concert: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 6:00 PM

Merit School of Music

Joy Faith Knapp Music Center

38 South Peoria Street

Chicago, IL, 60607

 

Not sure on overnight feb 16

Overnight: Baymont Inns & Suites - Glenview, Illinois Wednesday, March 21, 2007

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Concert: Thursday, March 22, 2007 8:00 PM

Zion Lutheran Church

310 N. Johnson St

Iowa City, IA, 52245

319 338 0944 CHURCH

Bus back to Grinnell after concert (Possible Alumni thing) Thursday, March 22

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TICKET INFORMATION

The Mabel Tainter Theater performance is ticketed - proceeds going towards Theater renovation

go to the Mable Tainter Site for information (Adults $6.00 // Students/Seniors $3.00)

All other performances are not ticketed // Free Will Offering

 

Our choir takes freewill offerings and gifts. To contribute to our tour and help us offset expenses, please send your gifts to:

The Grinnell Singers

Attention: David Clay

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA 50112

 

 

 

 


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Home Stays

with the Fine People at

University Lutheran Church of Hope

Monday, March 19

601 13th Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55414-1437

612-331-5988 (CHURCH)

 

and

First Congregational United Church Of Christ

Tuesday, March 20

420 Wilson Avenue

Menomonie, WI 54751

 

 

 

 

 

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  Baymont Inn & Suites Chicago/Glenview

Wednesday, March 21

1625 Milwaukee Avenue

Glenview, IL 60025

Phone: (847)635-8300


 

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Grinnell College

Saturday/Sunday, March 17/18 dorm access

You will be able to get into your dorms on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Thursday, March 22 dorm access after tour

You will be able to get into your dorms on Thursday evening after arriving back in Grinnell.

CHECK OUT TIME IS NOON FRIDAY, MARCH 23. Sorry, we cannot extend that.

(You will be receiving a note from the Student Affairs with the rules regarding your stay).

 

If you have a legitimate need to be in the dorm for a longer period, you will need to contact

Jennifer Krohn

Student Affairs

KROHN@grinnell.edu - OR - x3700

 

 

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CHICAGO ILLINOIS TEMPERATURES

Expect temperatures to range between 29° and 44°(1) while we are in Chicago

 

MINNEAPOLIS MINNESOTA TEMPERATURES

Expect temperatures to range between 18° and 37°(1) while we are in Minneapolis

 

 

 

 

(1) Temperatures are from the AAA Auto Club Tour Books

 

 

 

 

TAKE ALONG TOUR - REMINDER SHEET

Suggestions.

 

 

 

 

 

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TRIP & CHICAGO ACTIVITIES

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MEAL TOGETHER: (need to plan yet)

WE ARE PLANNING group meals as follows:

Saturday, March 17, 11:30 AM - Brunch

Sunday, March 18, 10:45 AM - Brunch

Sunday, March 18, 6:30 PM - Subway?!? at Bucksbaum?!?

Monday, March 19, 9:45 AM - Brunch

 

 

 

 

Suggestions for Visiting Chicago?!?:

 

 

 

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IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

 

First Central Congregational Church - Omaha NE 68131 - - - 402 345 1533 Church

Plymouth Congregational Church - Des Moines, IA - - - 515 255 3149 Church

University Lutheran Church of Hope - Minneapolis, MN - - - 612-331-5988 Church

Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater - Menomonie WI 54751 - - - 715 235 9726 

Housing - Menomonie WI 54751 - - - 715 235 0312

Merit School of Music  - Chicago IL 60607 - - - 312 786 9428 x466

Baymont Inn and Suites - Glenview, IL - - - 847-635-8300

Zion Lutheran Church - Iowa City IA 52245 - - - 319 541 2757 Church


Mr. Rommereim - - 641 990 2630

Paul Nelson - - 641 821 0057

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1) Temperatures From AAA New York Tour Book

PAGE BORN: Monday, February 2, 2004

Last Update: Monday, March 12, 2007