WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Missouri State University’s Alumni Relations Department in Springfield is partnering with Missouri State University-West Plains to host a “Bears United” reception from 6 to 8 p.m. June 13 at the West Plains Country Club, 1402 Country Club Dr., in West Plains.
Attendees will spend an evening with other fellow Bears and Grizzlies, and Missouri State System President Clif Smart and Missouri State-West Plains Chancellor Drew Bennett will be on hand to give updates on the Springfield and West Plains campuses, respectively.
In addition, Jim Bellis, assistant to the dean of the Darr College of Agriculture, and former Darr College Director Dr. Anson Elliott will give updates about their programs. Those attending also will have the opportunity to sample Missouri State wines and learn about the viticulture and enology program, organizers said.
“This is a great opportunity for alumni to have a fun evening while learning more about their alma mater,” said Missouri State-West Plains Director of Development Joe Kammerer. “This event is targeted to alumni, but all university supporters are welcome to attend.”
Tickets to the event are $15 per person with advance registration and payment by June 9, or $20 at the door. Online registration is available online, or guests may email their RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 417-836-5654.