SWOSU Picnic Coming Up Monday


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual university picnic, which has been a tradition on the Weatherford campus for over 60 years, is planned Monday, August 19, and area residents are invited to the event by purchasing tickets at the Weatherford Area Chamber of Commerce office, located at 210 W. Main Street.

Tickets are $10, and all proceeds will be used for a SWOSU scholarship that will be given to a 2014 Weatherford High School senior.

Honored guests at the picnic, hosted by President Randy Beutler, are all SWOSU employees and emeriti. They, along with their families, are admitted free.

This year’s event will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. The menu will include the traditional fried chicken dinner plus trimmings.