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Aug. 30, 2012 Volume 34, No. 2

Patriot Day Barbecue

Mizzou will honor its military veterans 5:30–7:30 p.m. 

Sept. 11 at the Patriot Day Barbecue on the north end of Francis Quadrangle. Mizzou military faculty, staff and student veterans and their immediate families are welcome to attend.

Beneath a tent will be barbecued hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as desserts and beverages. The Residence on Francis Quadrangle will have an open house, and in its courtyard will be the Raptor Rehabilitation Project, where birds of prey will be on display, provided by the College of Veterinary Medicine. On the residence’s front lawn will be information on the Veterans and Shelter Dogs Initiative, which facilitates shelter animal adoptions.

Truman the Tiger and a Columbia Fire Department fire truck will be on site for children.

For more information, email Ashley Hayes at