Public invited to celebrate MDC 75th anniversary at Ozark Regional Office

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WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to celebrate the Department’s 75th anniversary on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Ozark Regional Office. This event, hosted by MDC’s Ozark regional supervisors, is intended to show the Department’s appreciation for support from the public, and also for MDC staff to celebrate accomplishments.

“These have been a very memorable 75 years for the Department of Conservation, deserving of a celebration,” said Protection Regional Supervisor and Site Administrator Gary Cravens.

Cravens said hot dogs and soft drinks will be served and area vendors have donated items for door-prize drawings.

The Ozark Regional Office is located in West Plains at 551 Joe Jones Blvd. For more information about the 75th Anniversary Celebration, call Office Manager Trish Bryan at (417) 256-7161. For more information on the MDC’s 75th Anniversary, go online to