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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Shoe Roads Productions, a division of Laurie's Shoes, will be at Cox Monett Hospital from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 in the hospital's main lobby. A wide variety of shoes will be offered at the sale, including Klogs, Dansko, Alegria, Sanita and Birkenstock. All proceeds will benefit the auxiliary's healthcare scholarship fund. For more information, call Monett Volunteer Services at 417-354-1409.

Monett High School Cub Pride Marching Band will be hosting pizza night at Mazzio's in Monett from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. Fifteen percent of all receipts collected on site will go toward support of the band.

The Tyson Foods "Crowin' For a Cure" Relay for Life team will host the ninth annual chicken dinner from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 in the south parking lot of Tyson Foods in Monett at the intersection of Kyler and County Streets. The cost is $5 per plate.

The Monett Kiwanis Club will meet at noon on Tuesday, April 24 at Happy House Restaurant in Monett. Shirley Click will be the guest speaker.

Shock baseball tournament, sponsored by Tyson Foods, will be held on April 28. The entry fee is $150 with a three game guarantee. For more information, call Joshua Hughes at 417-342-1312.

Barry County Youth Camp is currently accepting donations for shoes, swim suits, shorts and tops for children, ages 7 to 10. Donations can be dropped off at Bremer Machine Shop in Monett, located at 202 Seventh St. or call 235-3211 or 235-3929.

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 be able to pass the red-zone swim test in the deep end of the pool. For more information on practice times, swim meets or fees, visit www.waterthrashers.com or e-mail swimmonett @gmail.com.

The second annual Monett Strawberry Festival will be held on June 1 and June 2 on Broadway in downtown Monett. Applications are now being accepted for crafts, produce growers, local manufacturers and non-profit information booths. For more information, call 417-772-7092 or visit www.monettstrawberryfestival.com

The annual Pierce City Community Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at the Pierce City Senior Center, located at 104 N. Locust. There will be an auction as a fundraiser for the Pierce City Back Pack Program. Those wishing to donate an item can call Julie Johnson at 417-476-2323 or 235-2540.

The City of Exeter will hold its city-wide garage sale on April 28. Those wishing to participate can call 417-835-2823. The annual city-wide cleanup will be held on May 1. Anyone with appliances and televisions need to call the city to arrange pick-up.

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