Riverbanks, Operation Military Kids Team Up on Fatherís Day

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2011

Zoo to Offer Free Admission to Kids of Deployed Personnel, Plus All Dads

[Columbia, SC] - Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is pleased to partner once again with Operation Military Kids to offer free admission to all children of deployed military personnel, as well as those kids whoíve had a parent return from deployment within the last year, on Fatherís Day, Sunday, June 19. All dads will also be admitted free.

In order for children to receive free admission, military families must provide a copy of the parentís deployment orders. Those whoíve had a parent return from deployment within the last year must provide a copy of those orders as well.

Staff from Operation Military Kids will have a booth set up inside the Zoo entrance with information about the organization and support programs for families.

The Zoo will be open from 9am to 6pm on Fatherís Day.

PR Department: 803.602.0840

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