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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

May 14, 2015

Alumni Association sponsoring days at Omaha zoo, Worlds of Fun

Northwest Missouri State University alumni and friends of all ages are invited to gather with fellow Bearcats and enjoy a day at two of the region’s most popular attractions this summer.

The Northwest Alumni Association is sponsoring Northwest days at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on Saturday, June 6, and at Kansas City’s Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun on Saturday, July 11.

Tickets for Northwest Day at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium are now available for $10 each by registering online at Each ticket includes admission to the zoo and Bearcat giveaways.

Northwest visitors to the zoo are invited to stop by the green Northwest alumni tent at the zoo’s main admission gate between 9 a.m. and noon to pick up admission tickets or to just say hello and register for giveaways.

Details also are being finalized for Northwest Day at Worlds of Fun. Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance by visiting In the upper right corner of the website, enter NWBearcats15 in the promo code box and click GO.

Alumni and friends also may pre-purchase picnic tickets to join Bearcat family members for lunch from 1-2 p.m. The menu includes sub sandwiches, all-beef franks, kettle-style potato chips, coleslaw, Coke products and dessert. Giveaways and prizes for Northwest alumni and friends will be available at the green alumni tent in the Scandinavia area.

For more information about either event, contact the Northwest Alumni Association at or 660.562.1248.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468