Committees are taking shape for the first Strawberry Festival in Monett. Organizers met last week to advance plans for the event, which is scheduled for June 3 and 4.
Shaun Bennett, one of the festival organizers, said work for the event has been broken down so it can be handled by 22 teams. About half of the team leaders have been named. Six downtown business owners have commited to working as team leaders or working on various themes. Volunteers are needed to help with functions such as security, promotion, setup and teardown.
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