Cruising on the Mississippi – the IARFC 2017 "CE @ Sea" Destination

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The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) is excited to announce their 2017 Riverboat Cruise on the Lower Mississippi. From Memphis to New Orleans, cruisers will experience the vibrant culture, rich history and diverse environment of America’s largest river – all which are the subject of fascinating Mark Twain stories.

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I am delighted that we are drawing people to our own country and our own treasured waterways [Mississippi River]...Treasurer and IARFC Board Director, Jon Rogers

“We chose this domestic cruise this year as a way for members to reconnect with their own country’s roots at a leisurely pace,” relates FRIAR Chairman H. Stephen Bailey. “No international flights, no passports, no language barriers - just Americana to be experienced by the turning of the paddle wheel.”

Scheduled for July 1 through July 8, 2017, IARFC members and friends can enjoy this 7-day adventure on the American Cruise Lines’ “America” and attend the CE@SEA continuing education conference onboard – a floating classroom of convenience.

The trip includes: all meals, complimentary cocktail hour, wine and beer served with lunch and dinner; one complimentary excursion at each port of call, nightly entertainment, daily onboard expert lectures and a pre-night accommodation in downtown Memphis adjacent to the historic Beale Street District with transfers to the riverboat.

Private shore excursions will provide an insider’s perspective of classic Antebellum homes, Civil War battlefields and the iconic Oak Alley plantation. In the evenings, passengers can relax in comfort on their private balcony as they take in the spectacular rolling river views.

“I am a southerner and an experienced IARFC cruiser,” explains Jon Rogers, IARFC Board Director. I am delighted that we are drawing people to our own country and our own treasured waterways. What could be better than to visit these geographical locations only read about in history books.”

Prices for this particular cruising date are approximately 12% off the standard pricing. For those who book BEFORE 12/31/16 with a $500pp deposit, there will be a $400 stateroom savings and waiving of port charges and fees ($250pp). Bookings are to be directed to Kimberly at the American Cruise Lines - 800.814.6880 x661(mention the IARFC.)

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