September 19, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Olympic license plates available in Missouri

sample licence place with U S Olympic stylingThe Greater Springfield Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) encourages Missouri motorists to support Team USA with new Olympic license plates.

The specialty plates, made available through the Missouri Department of Revenue, feature Olympic rings and the phrase "Go Team USA." The plates may also be personalized.

The plates cost $15, plus a minimum $25 tax-deductible donation to the Unites States Olympic Committee (USOC) for a one-year registration, or $50 for a two-year registration. Proceeds from the donations will be split between the USOC and the Greater Springfield CODP, which is operated by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.

The Greater Springfield CODP offers beginning to specialized athlete training and development in Archery, Ice Hockey, Tennis and Volleyball.

A minimum of 200 orders of the specialty Olympic plates is required before the Department of Revenue can begin production. For more information and an order form, visit parkboard.org/codp/.

For more information about the Greater Springfield CODP, contact: Linda Dollar, COPD Director, at 417-766-4472.