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Ozarks Food Harvest Contact:
417-865-3411 (office) or 417-209-8269 (cell)
For release on Jan. 28, 2013
Kick off ZOOper Bowl Weekend at Dickerson Park Zoo
Springfield, Mo. – Before you settle in to watch the San Francisco 49ers face the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII, shake off winter’s cabin fever and support a good cause during Dickerson Park Zoo’s second annual ZOOper Bowl Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Feb.2 and 3.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Super Bowl Sunday, Dickerson Park Zoo will offer half-priced admission for all children and adults who donate two non-perishable food items during the two-day ZOOper Bowl. (Each person receiving the discount must have two food items to donate. Limit one half-price discount per person.)
Suggested donations include
All donations must have a label and cannot be expired, dented or damaged. Glass containers will not be accepted. For a complete list of Ozarks Food Harvest’s most needed food items visit http://ozarksfoodharvest.org/fooddrive.html.
Dickerson Park Zoo is open daily during the winter from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., weather permitting. The zoo is closed if there is ice or snow on the walkways. Regular zoo admission is $8 for adults and teenagers, $5 for children ages 3-12 and $5 for seniors age 60 and older. Children age 2 and younger and Friends of the Zoo members are admitted free. For additional information about zoo events, contact the zoo at 417-864-1800 or visit www.dickersonparkzoo.org.
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Dickerson Park Zoo is a division of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.