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Seems each year the Veteran Associations here in Columbus put on an Event for Veterans at the Zoo. This get the Veteran and their family entrance to the zoo. A simple hamburger and hot dog lunch. And several service providers and other organizations the chance to set up and meet the Veterans and see what they can do for them. Which helps the Veteran know what is available in the area. As well as a 'Welcome Home' and Thank you from them to the the Veteran.
Here is this year's advert for it:
Saturday, July 07, 2012
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
To honor the members of the military and the sacrifices made to serve our country, the Zoo is offering free Zoo admission and discounted Zoombezi Bay admission to all who are serving and have served our great nation, including their immediate family, July 2 through July 8. Military personnel should show their military ID and veterans must show proof of service for free entry to the Zoo. Immediate family is defined as active or non-active military personnel, their spouse and any kids living in the household.
Zoo Price of Admission: Free Zoo admission to any active or retired military personnel and their immediate family
Ride Discount: $5 ride wristbands for any active or retired military personnel and their immediate family.
Zoombezi Bay Price of Admission: $22.99 (per person) for active or retired military personnel and their immediate family
Parking is $7 per car.
More Dates For This Event:
Saturday, July 07, 2012 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 08, 2012 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
This is a repeating event each year so next year I will plan for it. I sent the Flyer to Isabell and Powder Monkey. But have not heard of or from them. So for them and my Mom I melted int he Heat and humid. Pounded my knee hip and drank lost of water. Pictures below are just a few of the animals there. Not all pictures were clear enough. But below is what was left to show off.
2012 Welcome Home Event
Columbus VA is hosting their annual Welcome Home event for our Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans, Veterans from all eras, Active Duty, Reserve & Guard Service Members, and all their family members.
Welcome Home is an opportunity to enjoy a free day at the zoo and receive some great information on the benefits that Veterans have earned through their service to our country. Make your plans to bring your family to this fun-filled day.
Date: Saturday, July 7, 2012
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
(Please provide Military ID, DD 214, or VA Patient ID)
Location: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
4850 West Powell Rd, Powell, OH 43065
The Welcome Home event features:
For additional information call 614.388.7787