Parent's Day Planned Sept. 30 at SWOSU


Parent's Day activities will be held Saturday, September 30, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

A tailgate party, watercolor art 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 57 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 5 - 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.

The watercolor show is a state-wide association show that will be available for viewing from 3-6 p.m. in the Art Building.

The evening ends with the football game featuring the SWOSU Bulldogs as they entertain Tarleton (TX) State University. Game time is 6 p.m.

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

Participating businesses are: Action Sports, Alfredo’s Mexican Restaurant, American Insurance Group, Bank of Hydro, Benchwarmer Brown’s, Butcher’s Clothing Co., Casa Soto Mexican Restaurant, Caulkins Conoco, Citadel Computers, Comfort Inn & Suites, Cummins, Pontiac, Buick, GMC, Domino Express, Downtown Diner, Edward Jones, EZ Shop, First National Bank, Floor Trader, Goldmann’s Mainstreet Hardware and Great Plains Family YMCA.

Also, Homeland Grocery, K-Bob’s, Kelley Jewelers, King’s Gifts & Flowers, KWEY AM/FM Radio, La La & Friends, 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, Ratcliffe’s Textbooks, Sears Dealer Store, Seven Hills Bistro, Southwest Auto Parts and Southwest Cellular.

Also, Southwest Memorial Hospital, Southwest National Bank, Southwestern Lanes, Taco Mayo, Tamara Hartsell, ARNP, P.C., The Aquarium, The Country Store, The Kloset, The Medicine Shoppe, The Woodshed, United Supermarket, University Bookstore, Uptown Marketplace, Walgreen’s and Wal-Mart.