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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212
Cell: (417) 365-2727

For Immediate Release

SUBJECT: Vietnam Veterans Invited to Attend Bobcats Vietnam Veteran Appreciation Games on January 18

All Vietnam Veterans are invited to attend the women’s and men’s Bobcats basketball  games on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. respectively.  Vietnam Veterans and their spouses will get free admission to both games, as well as enjoy a free courtside picnic.  Each Vietnam Veteran will receive a special game t-shirt and public recognition for their service and sacrifice.

The evening will offer collegial competition as the Bobcats take on Haskell Indian Nation University.   Additionally, College of the Ozarks students will provide special patriotic music during half-times, and Athletic Director Al Waller will oversee a special Veterans edition of the game “what’s in your wallet?” for prizes.

“Since March 2013, College of the Ozarks has hosted numerous events to honor Vietnam Veterans,” said Executive Vice President Fred Mullinax. “This particular event will offer Vietnam Veterans the opportunity for an entertaining evening.”

For more information on the Bobcats Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Games, please contact Sports Information Director Dori Rapinchuk at 417-690-2565.


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