FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2021
Local Youth Invited to Bears, Badges, and Kids This Saturday
All kids, grades K-6 are invited to Bears, Badges, and Kids this Saturday, May 22nd from 10:30 a.m. to Noon at Silver Spring Park (1100 N. Hampton Ave.)
During the event, local youth will have the opportunity to interact with Missouri State basketball players and Springfield Police Officers during basketball drills and a Q&A session. The program is a collaboration between the Missouri State Bears, SPD, the City of Springfield, the Community Partnership of the Ozarks, and the Springfield Dream Center.
Each participating child will receive a free lunch, T-shirt and replica badge. There is no cost to sign up, but advanced registration is required to ensure that all participants are adequately rewarded for participating. REGISTRATION FORM.
For questions or additional information, please contact Leighton Kentwell in the Missouri State basketball office at [email protected] or (417) 836-4136.
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