Great River Tigers annual summer bash to be held Saturday at Jackson Park in Palmyra

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Carolyn Henry

PALMYRA, Mo. — The Great River Tigers annual summer bash will be held Saturday, July 22 at Jackson Park Golf Course in Palmyra. A social hour will begin the evening at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each for a pork loin dinner.

Carolyn Henry, dean of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Sciences, will be the keynote speaker. Henry has previously served as interim dean and as associate dean for research and graduate studies. She was the first American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board-certified oncologist at MU.

Al Kennett, chairman of the summer event, says the event raises scholarship funds for future MU students. Alumni will announce the names of 11 $1,000 scholarship winners. A drawing for $500 scholarships will be held from students who are present at the event. Kennett says there will also be other raffles including for a pair of tickets to a home football game.

Students and potential students receive a free ticket for themselves and a guest for the bash. Donors of $100 or more also will be admitted to the bash for free.

Great Rivers Tigers is a chapter of the Mizzou Alumni Association and serves alumni in northeast Missouri and west central Illinois.

For more information, contact Kennett at 573-248-6947 or KennettA@missouri.edu.

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