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WARRENSBURG, Mo. (Press Release) — University of Central Missouri Athletics and Mules and Jennies Basketball will host Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Jan. 30 when UCM hosts Emporia State for an MIAA doubleheader at the Multipurpose Building starting at 1:30 p.m. That day will also be Youth and School Day.

All active military members and their families currently receive free admission to UCM regular season home athletic events with the Command Pass, but on Saturday, Jan. 30 all retired and veteran military members and their families will also receive free admission.

The Mules and Jennies are also extending an invitation to area youth groups and schools, to be guests at the annual Basketball Youth & School Day. A voucher, good for a free general admission ticket to the games, will be available for area youth and school groups.

To reserve the vouchers, or for more information, contact Bob Jackson with UCM Athletic Promotions at 660-543-8194, or by e-mail at jackson@ucmo.edu. Requests for vouchers to be mailed need to be made no later than the end of the day on Monday, Jan. 25.  Any requests after that date will have tickets left at the Will Call ticket window for pick-up on game day, but a request must still be submitted by noon on Friday, Jan, 29.