Jack Henry and Associates' Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.115 per share on common stock, payable on Dec. 17, to shareholders of record as on Dec. 3.
The Monett Jaycees will host a fundraising paddle party, chili supper and pie auction at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Monett Senior Citizens Center, 405 Dairy. Proceeds will benefit Linn Thornton's Christmas programs.
The Purdy community is invited to attend the annual bonfire, hosted by the Purdy Eagle Backers. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, east of the show barn and will celebrate the commencement of the 2012-13 Purdy Eagles basketball season.
The Pleasant Ridge Special Road District commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19 at the Pleasant Ridge School House on Highway Z. The public is welcome. For more information, call 236-4690.
The Kings Prairie Special Road District commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Grant's restaurant, located on Chapell Drive in Monett.
Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary will hold a holiday book fair from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 in the hospital's main lobby, A large selection of cookbooks, children's books and gifts will be available. For more information, call 354-1409.
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold blood drives from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Miller High School; from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Verona High School; and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Cox Monett Hospital.
The Aurora Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the private dining room at Mercy Hospital-Aurora, 500 South Porter. Donations are accepted. The group will not meet in December. For more information, call Coralu at 417-678-3580.
Current foster parents and anyone interested in fostering or adopting are invited to attend a support group and training session on Monday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. Central in Monett. A support group for children ages 3 and up will be held at the same time. Participants are asked to bring a main food dish and a side for a potluck meal. The session is sponsored by the 39th Circuit of Children's Division and Compass Counseling Services. For more information, call 417-597-4572.
The Body of Christ Outreach Ministries will be having a revival with the Bilderbacks on Nov. 16 and Nov. 17 at the former Gizmo's Event Center, Highway 86 in Wheaton. Services begin at 7 p.m. both evenings. For more information, call the church at 417-652-3709.
A fish fry fundraiser with vegetables, salad and dessert will be offered at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Pierce City Senior Citizens Center, located at 104 Locust. Cost is $4.50 or $3.50 or those age 55 and older. Additional donations accepted.
Letters from Santa are available for the 25th year through the ladies of Gamma Gamma Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. A letter from Santa will be send for $2. Requests, with the name, address, and age of the recipient, should be sent to Letters from Santa, 1008 W. Minor St., Aurora MO 65605.