The Mt. Vernon Veterans Home will host a "Remembering our Heroes" 5K and one-mile march on May 19. Pre-registration fee is $20 by May 1 or $25 on the day of the race. The one-mile race will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 5K at 8 a.m. For more information, call Keri Creasey at 417-466-7103.
The 2012 Tyson Crowin' for a Cure inaugural golf tournament will be held on April 28. Registration fee for the tournament is $50 per person for vendors and the public and $30 for Tyson team members and retirees. Proceeds will to toward Relay for Life. For more information, call Colette Gilmore at 235-3104 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Arc of the Ozarks will host its ninth annual golf tournament on May 4 at the Windmill Golf Course. Prizes will be awarded and proceeds will go to the Arc fund managed by the Monett Community Foundation. For more information, call Jolynn at The Arc at 354-0071 or Nate at 417-864-7887.
The Monett Water Thrashers are looking for swimmers ages 5 to 18. Those interested need to be strong swimmers, be able to swim one length of the pool unassisted, and to be able to pass the red-zone swim test in the deep end of the pool. For more information on practice times, swim meets, fees visit www.waterthrashers. com.