Fantasy Vacation Drawing
September 11, 2016
Take a chance and maybe win a vacation of a lifetime and at the same time provide many students a chance to fulfill their educational endeavors. This year’s Fantasy Vacation raffle offers five exciting destinations to choose from should you be the lucky winner!
Azores Islands – For all the Portuguese friends in our great Ag community! Explore the beauty of magnificent Azores – an outline of garden-like islands on the horizons of the Atlantic Ocean. You will be impressed by the sapphire blue and emerald green lakes, fertile prairies, colorful hydrangeas and azaleas, 15th century churches and majestic manor houses. These poetically-named islands enjoy year-round mild temperatures. Spend 7 nights on two islands - San Miguel and Terceira - or tailor your trip to the islands of your choice.
Canyon Country Adventure – This 8-day tour covers the Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion. See and experience the colors, sights and sounds of this great nation. Beginning in Scottsdale, travel through cactus-studded scenery for a break in Sedona, “Arizona’s Scenic Sensation”. After a visit to the Grand Canyon, enjoy a four-wheel drive tour of Monument Valley followed by an afternoon cruise on Lake Powell. Depart from the splendid views of Lake Powell for Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park and a stop at Zion National Park. End the trip with a resort stay on the Las Vegas strip.
Costa Rica –This 7-day adventure will cover the highlights of this beautiful country from rainforests to volcanos to coffee plantations. Travel to Poas Volcano for an
up-close view of the enormous crater and its deep green lake. After a visit to Arenal National Park, venture into the jungle canopy on the Arenal Hanging Bridges followed by a stop at Tabacon Hot Springs. Enjoy a Tropical Mangrove Cruise down the
Tarcoles River For the last stop, visit the stunning white sand beaches and evergreen tropical forests at Manuel Antonio National Park.
Dalmatian Elegance, Croatia – Experience 7 days of breathtaking Croatian coastlines and magnificent islands while cruising the waters of the Adriatic in comfort and style. Enjoy a stroll through the ancient walkways of Diocletian’s Palace, which now forms the historic center of Split. Make a stop in Korcula which is claimed to be the birth place of celebrated globetrotter Marco Polo. Take the cable car to Srd Mountain for scenic views over the famous fortifications and Elaphiti Islands. Cross over to Hvar – the island of sunshine, lavender, sage and wine. End the trip with a visit to Bol, the oldest town on the island of Brac and one of Croatia’s most famous seaside
Focus on Ireland – Explore 8 days of travel through southern Ireland. A jaunting car ride in Killarney, the brilliant green countryside, dramatic coastal scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way and the “lilt” of the Irish voices all make for an exceptional tour. Begin your journey in Dublin, the land of legends, misty mountains, lovely lakes and a warm, friendly greeting. Travel along the River Liffey to see the Guinness Brewery and Dublin Castle. Set off through the delightful landscapes of the Emerald Isle and journey through the rugged Derrynasaggart Mountains to visit the 15th Century
Blarney Castle. After a stop at the Waterford Crystal Factory, return to Dublin.
The winner will receive not only a trip but also $1,000 in cash to spend. As in the past, ticket sales will be limited to the first 2,000 tickets purchased at $25 each or 5 for $100. The drawing will take place at the Ag Boosters Barbeque on September 11 at Rancho Vista del Rio (Borba Ranch).
Thank you for your consideration in supporting Ag One and our efforts to provide educational opportunities to the next generation of agricultural leaders in our valley and state.