April 15, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Macy's and Zoo Partner for Shopping Event

Join Dickerson Park Zoo and Macy’s for a shopping event with a powerful purpose.

Make a $5 donation and receive a special shopping pass valid on Saturday, April 25. The $5 donation benefits Dickerson Park Zoo and its efforts to educate the public about wildlife and wild places.

The shopping pass entitles the customer to two great offers: $5 off a $15 purchase* and an all-day shopping pass worth 10- to 20-percent off select purchases* (*Some exclusions apply; see pass for details.)

As the beneficiary of Macy’s One Good Turn Shopping Event on April 25, Dickerson Park Zoo will dedicate the funds raised to Friends of the Zoo’s scholarship program to assist local children’s charitable and service organizations with zoo admission.

Shopping passes are on sale now at the Safari Trading Company gift shop at Dickerson Park Zoo or by calling the zoo office, 417-833-1570. Shopping passes are also on sale now at Macy’s at Battlefield Mall.

For more information, contact: Melinda Arnold, Public Relations Director, 417-833-1570 (office) or 417-848-0162 (cell); marnold@dickersonparkzoo.org

Dickerson Park Zoo
3043 North Fort • Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 833-1570 Phone • (417) 833-4459 Fax
Dickerson Park Zoo is a division of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board