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News from Hard Work U.®

Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

January 15, 2019

Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks to offer Area Appreciation beginning Monday, Jan. 28

Ralph Foster Museum Area Appreciation Jan. 28 - Feb. 9, 2019.The Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks offers free admission during Area Appreciation dates, Jan. 28- Feb. 9, 2019. The museum features a unique display of butterflies, which is one of the oldest displays on site.

POINT LOOKOUT, MO.The Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks will offer free admission during Area Appreciation dates: Jan. 28- Feb. 9, 2019. The offer is available to those living in Stone and Taney Counties. 

The Museum is open to the public every Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dedicated to the history of the Ozarks region and named in honor of radio pioneer and philanthropist Ralph D. Foster, the Ralph Foster Museum is a three-story gallery housing thousands of objects representing archaeology, history, firearms, antiques, natural history, fine arts, geology, and mineralogy. The museum also houses the Beverly Hillbillies car and has one of the Midwest’s finest firearms collections.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2019 and No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2018. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest workstation on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.


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