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Riverbanks to Offer Free Admission to Federal Employees This Week

For Immediate Release: October 1, 2013

[Columbia, SC] — Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will offer free admission to all employees of the federal government this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 2 – 4.

Riverbanks appreciates the work of federal employees and is extending this complimentary admission offer in the midst of the partial government shutdown that has resulted in the furlough of hundreds of thousands of federal employees.

In order to receive free admission to the Zoo and Garden, federal employees will be asked to show their federal ID at the gate. Family members of federal employees are invited to purchase tickets at the regular admission rate.