Sherrie Voss Matthews
Assistant Director, Publications
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 12, 2007 — A limited number of tickets will be available to the general public for the panel presentation of Democracy and Dissent in America.
There will be 800 tickets available for the general public. Those interested in attending should pick up tickets between noon and 6 p.m. on April 23, 24, and 25 at the ticket office in Weiser Gymnasium.
Due to the limited number of seats available, there will be a maximum of two tickets per person. The event is free and open to the public. You MUST have a ticket to enter the event. No exceptions.
On the day of the event, April 26 —
Parking: Members of the community may park in Lot 7, off Summit Street, or at the Tindle Mills facility. Those community members with disabilities may park at Lot 4, near Weiser Gymnasium, which has a driveway entrance off Summit Street.
Entrance: The front doors of Weiser will open at 8:45 a.m. You MUST have a ticket to enter Weiser Gymnasium. Seating choice is on a first-come, first-served basis. Those community members with disabilities may enter through the HPER (north side) entrance.
Bags, backpacks: Due to security concerns, we ask that those attending the presentation not bring large bags or backpacks.
Protesting: Drury University understands that some community members may desire to protest the event. We ask that you protest on the sidewalks of Summit Street, between Webster and Central streets.
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