News In Brief

Monday, May 9, 2011

"Give A Hoot" 5K and one mile walk, which will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Monett, will begin at 11:59 p.m. on May 21 beginning at the Monett Intermediate School drive. For more information, call Michelle Crimm at 417-669-7734; Angie Rinker at 417-880-4432 or Beth Luebbering at 236-3969.

Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary's seventh annual salad luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20 at the First United Methodist Church in Monett. Over 40 salads will be offered with croissants, crackers, desserts and a drink. Carry-out containers will be available. Tickets are $6, and recipe books will be for sale for $2. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 354-1199 or stop by the hospital's information desk during normal business hours.

Breastfeeding basics class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17 in conference room C, located on the third floor at Cox Monett Hospital. Registration is required for all classes. For more information or to register, call 417-354-1409.

The Olivet-Boucher Family Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, located at 5422 Lawrence 2180. A picnic lunch will be held preceding the meeting. For more information, call 417-285-6065.

A multi-family garage sale fundraiser will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 13 and from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at 505 Clayton Ave. in Billings. All proceeds from the garage sale will be donated to the American Diabetes Association. Take Highway 60 east to Billings, turn right on Terrill Creek and left on Clayton Avenue.

The second annual Schreiber Relay for Life poker run will be held at 10 a.m. on May 14 at the Mt. Vernon Schreiber plant located at 108 W. North St. Participants can pre-register by May 7 for $20 or $25 on the day of the event. Passengers can pre-register for $10 or $15 on the day of the event. A cook-out will be held at the completion of the run. Cost for the cook-out is $5 for non-participants. For more information, call 417-229-1834 or 417-466-4666, ext. 8350.

Love in Action and Graffiti Cross Street Outreach will be hosting a clothing giveaway from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 at Spiritual Streams Outreach, located at 19320 State Highway 112 in Cassville.

The Seligman Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its spring train ride on Saturday, May 14. The Arkansas and Missouri train will come to Seligman and pick up passengers to go to Van Buren, Ark., and back. This is an all-day trip and will include a visit to Arts and Crafts Days in Van Buren. Snacks will be served on the trip. The cost for first class and caboose is $80 for adults, $72 for seniors age 62 and older and $35 for children. Cost for the vintage car is $60 for adults, $54 for seniors and $35 for children. For more information or to make reservations, call 417-662-3611 or 417-662-3450.