Bus trip to Essex, Conn. planned for June 24

A bus trip to Essex, Conn. for a steam train and riverboat ride is being planned for Saturday, June 24.

The cost is $78, which includes Travel Kuz coach transportation; lunch at the Griswold Inn in Essex and tickets to the riverboat and train ride. Children''s tickets are $70.

The bus will leave from Lot 62 on campus at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 8 p.m.

There will be time to shop in Essex, which has many quaint little shops and boutiques.

The trip has been endorsed by the Respectful Workplace Committee at University Health Services and is open to all University employees, their relatives and friends.

For reservations, contact Kathie Pipczynski at 577-5493,586-6864 or by e-mail at kpipczyn@uhs.umass.edu by June 1.