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WGVU Public Media is offering our members an exclusive opportunity to travel around the world with our General Manager, Michael Walenta, and become a WGVU Explorer. Each year the WGVU Explorers will enjoy two trips overseas which include meals, lodging and expertly led tours. Come explore the world with WGVU Explorers!

Exploring Ireland & Britain

Featuring Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales
With Optional 3-Night Paris Post Tour Extension

Departing October 13, 2017
Returning October 27, 2017

Trip Information / Presentation Dates:
RSVP your attendance to Kelly Berendsen  | or call (616) 331-6737
Your RSVP is important!  Once you RSVP, you will be sent a parking permit.


Date:       Tuesday, February 21
Time:       5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Place:      WGVU Public Media
L.V. Eberhard Center
301 Fulton St. W
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Date:       Tuesday, February 28
Time:       12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm
Place:      Grand Valley State University
Lake Michigan Center
Annis Water Resources, Room LMC 225
740 W. Shoreline Dr.
Muskegon, MI 49441


Date:       Thursday, March 9
Time:       12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm
Place:      Grand Valley State University
Meijer Campus in Holland
515 S. Waverly Rd.
Holland, MI 49423

Date:       Thursday, March 9
Time:       5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Place:      WGVU Public Media
301 Fulton St. W
L.V. Eberhard Center
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Grand Valley State University Campus Maps
Grand Rapids

Explorers Britan Ireland Information Ireland Reservation

Alaska Discovery

Relax for seven nights and enjoy the epic Alaskan scenery from aboard one of Princess Cruise Lines lovely ships. Cruise through the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay, taking in rugged natural wonders. Cruise the Sternwheeler Discovery and encounter Alaska’s diverse culture and rich history. Enjoy three nights at stunning Princess’ Lodges and Hotels. Ride a Luxury Domed Rail from Denali to Anchorage viewing incredible landscapes from glass-ceiling railcars and open air observation platforms as guides provide expert commentary. Travel deep into Denali National Park for the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Explore Alaska’s gorgeous capital, Juneau. Visit Ketchikan, the “Salmon Capital of the World.” Enjoy lively entertainment and a hearty feast at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater. End in vibrant Vancouver.

Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise

Featuring a 7-night Princess Cruise

Departing May 9, 2017
Returning May 21, 2017

Location:  WGVU Public Media, 301 Fulton St. W., 1st Floor

Contact: Kelly Berendsen, 331-6737, for more information.

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