For Immediate Release
Zoo Presents Salute to Veterans
Dickerson Park Zoo will present a “Salute to Veterans” at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the park’s Junior League Amphitheatre.
The choir from Hillcrest High School will begin the festivities by singing the “National Anthem.” The highlight of the program will be a presentation by zoo staff and volunteers featuring the zoo’s bald eagle Phoenix and golden eagle Aquila.
Veterans receive free zoo admission on Nov. 11.
Regular zoo admission is $7 for adults and teenagers, $5 for children ages 3-12, $5 for seniors age 60 and older and free for children age 2 and younger. Friends of the Zoo members also receive free admission. For more information about the zoo, visit www.dickersonparkzoo.org or call 417-864-1800.
Dickerson Park Zoo is open during winter months from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting. The zoo will be closed if there is ice or snow on the walkways. Dickerson Park Zoo is also closed on these holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Contact: Melinda Arnold, Public Relations Director, 417-833-1570 (office) or 417-848-0162 (cell); firstname.lastname@example.org