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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Monday, April 30, 2012

A prayer breakfast, in observance of National Day of Prayer, will be held from 7 to 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 3 at the Monett South Park Casino. Gary Shaw, Joplin City Council member, will be the speaker. A complimentary breakfast will be served by Monett Kiwanis Club. The event is sponsored by the Monett Chamber of Commerce and the Monett Ministerial Association. Those wishing to attend must RSVP by May 1 by calling 235-7919, fax 235-4076 or e-mail chamberadmin@monett-mo.com.

The Purdy City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, to consider action on purchasing storm warning sirens.

The Local Vietnam Veterans Chapter #1023 will meet at 4 p.m. May 6 at Grant's restaurant on Chapell Drive, south of Highway 60. For more information, call Paul at 471-271-3835.

Monett High School will have a parent support meeting on Wednesday, May 2, at 5:30 p.m. in the MHS commons area to discuss upcoming student events. Parents of MHS students are invited to attend.

The Monett Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. on May 3 at Starla K Fashions, 401B, Plaza Drive. The public is welcome.

The Monett City Council will hold two sessions on May 1 in the city hall conference room. At 8:30 a.m., council members will hold a non-action work session to review regulations relating to railroad quiet zones and an engineering services contract. At 10 a.m., council members will meet in open session to act on a change order with Southard Construction and purchase equipment for the Windmill Ridge Golf Course. A closed session for discussion of purchasing real estate is also scheduled.

Dr. Saba Habis, a geriatric doctor, will speak at noon on Friday, May 4, at the Monett Senior Citizens Center, on the topic of "Are your doctor visits getting shorter?" Dr. Habis will provide information on how to get better answers from physicians and will review prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines taken by patients.

The Monett VFW Post #4207 Ladies Auxiliary will host a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2 at the Post located west of Monett on Highway 60. The menu will include spaghetti with meat sauce, corn, garlic bread, salad, dessert, tea or coffee. The cost is $6.

The annual Pierce City Community Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at the Pierce City Senior Citizens Center, located at 104 N. Locust. Funds raised will be used for the Pierce City Back Pack Program at school The winner of the Dacy Helping Hands Award will be announced at the banquet. For reservations, call Julie Johnson at 476-2323 or 235-2540.



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