|May 17th, 2014.
|10:30 AM to 12:30 PM|
|Glenmeadow, 24 Tabor Crossing|
|Glenmeadow at (413) 567-7800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Glenmeadow Retirement will host a Travel Expo with nearly 20 exhibitors, â€œInspiration for Your Next Getaway,â€ on Saturday, May 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Glenmeadow, 24 Tabor Crossing.|
Multiple local travel agents will be on hand to offer options for active older adults, seniors and their families, and area experts will offer tips on topics such as keeping a travel journal, taking great photos and meal planning while away from home.
â€œThere will be something for everyone,â€ said Linda Edwards, director of marketing at Glenmeadow, noting there will be information on everything from day trips to travel abroad. â€œWeâ€™re excited to be offering this free, new event to the community. We will be offering a range of resources and information that will be helpful and interesting to greater Springfieldâ€™s active older adults and their families.â€
The following is the schedule for expo presenters: 10:30 a.m., Writer Janice Beetle of Easthampton, â€œ10 Tips for Keeping a Travel Journal or Blog:; 10:45 a.m., Susan Como, â€œTraveling Solo, Traveling Safeâ€; 11 a.m., Vincent Brown, Collette Tours, â€œTraveling Abroadâ€; 11:15 a.m., Jim Gambaro of Jim Gambaro Photography in Belchertown, â€œTaking Good Travel Photosâ€; 11:30 a.m., Kirk Olson, Sandals Resorts, â€œThe Benefits of All-Inclusive Resortsâ€; Noon, Health Coach Kathie Sugar of the Berkshires, â€œEating Healthy While Youâ€™re Away from Homeâ€; and 12:15 p.m., Brett Isaacson, Friendship Tours, â€œBooking Through the Web Versus a Tour Operator.â€
Gambaro will have his travel photos on display and for sale, and Broadside Bookshop of Northampton will offer books for sale, including suggested fiction and nonfiction titles for vacation reading and books on traveling.
Seymour Frankel, a Glenmeadow resident, will also offer information on the Glenmeadow Express trips he leads to the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center in Amherst.
The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited.