Amazon to Sunsweet: A Tour, A Drive, Lunch & Dried Fruit - March 31, 2020
Event start time: 9 a.m. (Sacramento)
Approximate event end time: 3 p.m. (Yuba City)

Join Genny and Bob for a fun-filled day of touring the
Amazon Fulfillment Center, driving along river roads, lunch at the Dancing Tomato Caffe in Yuba City, and a
visit to the
Sunsweet Gift Outlet also in Yuba City.

PART ONE.  SAMOA members are invited to tour the Amazon Fulfillment Center (only open weekdays for tours) near the Sacramento International Airport. The one-
hour tour is capped by Amazon at 35 people. We will meet at the fulfillment center at 9:00 AM and check in will begin at 9:15 AM for a 9:30 AM tour. There are lots of
requirements to participate in the tour, so read these carefully before you decide to RSVP.  Please RSVP no later than March 20, 2020.  If demand is high, Genny will
create a waiting list. Also, if you RSVP and must cancel, please let Genny know as soon as possible.  Finally, if you require any special accommodation, please advise Genny

•  All attendees must be 18 and older.
•  You must provide a valid government issued photo ID upon check in for the tour.
•  You must wear flat, closed-toe and closed-heel shoes (no sandals, clogs or high heels).
•  Long hair must be pulled above the shoulders, and long-hanging jewelry, scarves and ties are not permitted.
•  You may only bring keys, wallets and cell phones on the tour. Leave all other items at home or in your car (
no bags, purses, backpacks, etc. allowed).
•  No weapons are allowed, including that pocketknife.
•  No cameras or video equipment allowed; you may bring your cell phone, but will not be allowed to take photos, video or audio recordings on the tour.
•  No food or drink allowed. Amazon will provide a complimentary bottle of water to all guests.
•  Amazon requires the first and last name and date of birth for each participant by March 20 to be included in the tour. Please include this information on your RSVP.
•  RSVP’s will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis until a maximum of 35 people are on the list.

PART TWO.  Following the Amazon tour, we’ll zoom-zoom up the river to Yuba City. Approximate arrival time for lunch will be noon.

PART THREE.  We’ll have lunch at the Dancing Tomato Caffe in Yuba City. Please RSVP for lunch so Genny can give the restaurant a headcount.

PART FOUR.  Next, we’ll visit the nearby Sunsweet Gift Outlet (only open weekdays). Sunsweet’s Yuba City headquarters is the world’s largest dried tree fruit
processing plant. They offer a variety of gifts, dried fruit, nuts and local products. Stay as long as you like, as this is our last stop. The store closes at 4 p.m.

This event is rain or shine. Once I receive your RSVP for the tour and if you will join us for lunch, I will send you details about where we’ll meet at Amazon, including the
address and how to find the reserved parking area.
In summary on the RSVP form, your first name, last name, date of birth (including year) and yes or no
on lunch is required
.  The form has been modified to allow you to enter this information.  Once you are confirmed, Genny will send you details about where we’ll meet
at Amazon, including the address and how to find the reserved parking area.

Gennet Paauwe
(530) 672-0601
Currently the event cap of 35 participants has been exceeded, however
you may continue to submit your RSVP in case there are cancellations. The
RSVPs will be on file in the order received, and you will be contacted
directly by Gennet Paauwe in case of cancellations.  Thank you.
I received an email from Amazon that our group tour has been
cancelled on March 31 due to concerns over the Corona virus.

But, I am working on a slightly altered fun run with lunch at the
same Yuba City restaurant, as planned. Please give me a couple
of days to work that out and contact the participants directly
(including those on the wait list). I also want to see what the
maximum is at the restaurant before I open it up to
anyone/everyone. I’ll fill you in on the plan so it can be
reposted to the website and discussed at the next club meeting.

I guess I’ll try again for this tour when the virus stuff calms