Parent's Day Planned Sept. 10 at SWOSU


Parent's Day activities will be held Saturday, September 10, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

A tailgate party, faculty art show, student talent show and SWOSU football game are planned during the day. Also, SWOSU students will have the opportunity to win one of five $500 tuition scholarships that will be given away. The tuition scholarships are made possible by 70 participating businesses. Students or family members can register for the scholarship drawings throughout the day at the participating businesses.

The winners will be announced at halftime of the 6 p.m. football game.

A tailgate party/BBQ dinner, sponsored by the SWOSU Alumni Association, will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. just south of Milam Stadium. Everyone is invited. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance in Room 201 of the Administration Building or purchased at the party/dinner. In case of rain, the dinner will be held in the small gymnasium in Rankin Williams Fieldhouse.

A student talent show and information exchange mixer with SWOSU faculty will take place during the party/dinner.

The faculty art show will be held starting at 3 p.m. in the Art Building.

The evening ends with the football game featuring the SWOSU Bulldogs as they entertain Eastern New Mexico. Game time is 6 p.m.

Additional information about the event is available by calling the 580.774.3267.

Participating businesses are: 1st Place Printing, Action Sports, Alfredo’s Mexican Restaurant, American Insurance Group, BancFirst, Bank of Hydro, Benchwarmer Brown’s, Best Western Mark Motor Hotel, Butcher’s Clothing Co., Casa Soto Mexican Restaurant, Caulkins Conoco, Citadel Computers, Comfort Inn & Suites, Cummins, Pontiac, Buick, GMC, Domino Express, Downtown Diner, Ed Berrong Insurance Agency, Edward Jones, EZ Shop, First National Bank, Floors Now, Goldmann’s Mainstreet Hardware, Great Plains YMCA, Heapin Helpins, Heartland Animal Health Center.

Also, Homeland Grocery, Java’s, K-Bob’s, Kelley Jewelers, King’s Gifts & Flowers, KWEY AM/FM Radio, Legacy Bank, Magill Insurance Agency, Matt’s Service Center, Mazzio’s, MidFirst Bank, Midwest Musical Instruments, Miss Trudy’s Past & Present, More Than Medicine, Nabors Shoe Center, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Pink Turtle Gifts, Pizza Hut, Quizno’s, Ratcliffe’s Textbooks, Rick Koch Oil Company, Sears Dealer Store, Sharon’s Merle Norman, Sister Sister Ceramics, Southwest Auto Parts, Southwest Cellular

Also, Southwest Memorial Hospital, Southwest National Bank, Southwestern Lanes,

Taco Mayo, Tamara Hartsell, ARNP, P.C., The Aquarium, The Coffee Cup, The Country Store, The Flower Basket, The Kloset, The Medicine Shoppe, The Studio, The Woodshed, United Supermarket, University Bookstore, Uptown Marketplace, Walgreen’s, Wal-Mart and York Ford, Inc.