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Monday, April 23, 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.

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 ladies of St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Monett will host the annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 in the parish hall. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased from any of the ladies or purchased at the door.

The Mt. Pleasant Benefit Special Road District will meet at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at the Freistatt Fire Station. The public is invited to attend.

OACAC Head Start is accepting enrollment applications for its program beginning in September. Families who meet income guidelines and whose children will be age 3 or 4 before Aug. 1 are eligible to apply. For more information, call 235-3911 or 235-8779.

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 Pierce City Farmers' Market will open for its second season the first Saturday in May. The market will be located at the intersection of Highways 37 and 97 at Locust Street. The market will be open every Saturday, from 8 a.m. to noon, through September. Applications for sellers are available at Bookmarks in Pierce City and at city hall. For more information, call 417-669-5146.

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.

The Monett Jaycees will host a coed softball tournament at noon on April 28 at the Monett North Park ball fields. The event will benefit the Monett Relay for Life. For more information, call Randi Willhite at 417-574-6933.

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.

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