July 12, 2019

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Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park host 2nd annual Van Meter Olympics July 27

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 11, 2019 – Be sure to join us for your chance to become a gold medalist at the second annual Van Meter Olympic Games. Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park is hosting a morning of free fun and games for kids of all ages. Opening ceremonies will begin at the large shelter house at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 27. The Van Meter Olympics will be the ultimate test of your team’s skills and athleticism. Games are geared towards children but adults are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park is located 12 miles north of Marshall on Highway 122. For more information about the event, call the park at 660-886-7537.

For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.