SWOSU University Picnic is this Sunday

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual university picnic to kick off the new school year is planned this Sunday, August 23, 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 are used for a SWOSU scholarship that will be given by the Weatherford Area Chamber of Commerce to a 2016 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 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. The menu will include the traditional fried chicken dinner plus trimmings.

SWOSU classes start on Monday, August 24.