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Melinda Arnold, Public Relations Director
McDonald's Dollar Day Brings Summer to an End
For immediate release:
August 18, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - On Saturday, Aug. 28, all you need to have a great day at the zoo is $1! Admission to Dickerson Park Zoo will be $1 for all ages; gates are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
McDonald's Dollar Day activities will include
The first 500 kids (ages 12 and younger) to complete a scavenger hunt will receive a coupon for an ice cream treat from a participating McDonald\'s restaurant. The zoo will also offer $1 specials on soft drinks and popcorn.
McDonald's Dollar Day is presented by Dickerson Park Zoo, Springfield-Greene County Park Board and McDonald's.
Dickerson Park Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission fees are $8 for adults and teenagers, $5 for seniors age 60 and older, $5 for children ages 3-12 and free for children age 2 and younger. Friends of the Zoo members are admitted free; FOZ memberships are $65 for an annual pass. For information about zoo events, visit www.dickersonparkzoo.org or call 417-864-1800.
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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.