News Release 243

Bring your ideas to an informational meeting at Van Meter State Park July 23

Volume 39-243 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO JULY 13, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting on Saturday, July 23 at Van Meter State Park near Miami. The informational meeting will begin at 2 p.m. in Missouri’s American Indian Cultural Center located in Van Meter State Park and is open to the public.

Recent accomplishments at the park and future plans will be highlighted during the informational meeting. These include many projects by the State Youth Corps. Refreshments will be served.

Visitors are invited to share comments on the park’s services and operations. This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.

Van Meter State Park is located 12 miles northwest of Marshall on Highway 122 in Saline County. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park at 660-886-7537 or by calling the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit