Media Advisory for Salute Our Military Day


WHO: Utah’s Hogle
Zoo in partnership with several military personnel and performing groups
 
WHAT: Salute our
Military Day
 
 
WHEN: Thursday July
3, 2008. Event goes from 10 am to 3 pm (Zoo open from 9 am to 5 pm)
Schedule of events (subject to change)
on this day:
 9 am: Bald Eagle presentation on the
Main Plaza
10 am: Flag raising ceremony by Utah
Wing Civil Air Patrol
 11 am: Drill Performance by Utah Wing
Civil Air Patrol
12 pm, 1 pm: Northridge High School
Marching Band plays in Plaza
 
 
WHERE: Utah’s Hogle
Zoo
2600 East Sunnyside Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
 
 
WHY: In honor of
Independence Day, Hogle Zoo would like to recognize veterans and military
personnel.
 
Other key activities include:
·       Free Zoo admission for military personnel, veterans and
their families
·       Free American flags for the first 500 kids to complete U.S.
flag trivia
·       Military vehicles and information booths on Zoo grounds
·       â€œThank You Banner” for kids to sign for delivery to the 388th
Fighter Wing with Hill Air Force Base

 
For
more information, contact Community Relations Coordinator Holly Braithwaite by
email at hbraithwaite@hoglezoo.org
or call (801) 584-1729.