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HCC Alumni Association to host western river cruise in 2023

HCC Alumni Association to host western river cruise in 2023

Hagerstown Community College’s Alumni Association will host a cruise along the Snake and Columbia Rivers in Oregon and Washington, taking participants on the steps of Lewis and Clark in the Western United States.

The nine-day cruise will be held from May 14 through May 22, 2023, aboard American Queen Voyage’s “American Empress.” Port stops include Vancouver, Stevenson, Richland, Clarkston, and Spokane, Wash.; and Astoria and Dalles, Ore.

The cruise is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Rates start at $5,450 per person/double occupancy. Cruise fee includes round trip airfare, pre-cruise hotel stay and accommodations on the ship; port fees; unlimited guided tours; unlimited beverages; open bars and lounges; transfers between HCC, airport, hotel, and ship; acclaimed cuisine in multiple venues; all-day in-room dining; unlimited Wi-Fi; bicycles and hiking sticks; live daily onboard entertainment and enrichment; and prepaid gratuities. All cruise proceeds will benefit the Alumni Scholarship Fund through the HCC Foundation, Inc.

All travel arrangements are made through Travel Leaders. For more information, contact Lisa Stewart, HCC coordinator alumni relations and annual giving, at or call 240-500-2346.

(August 30, 2022)