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Monett to host first city-wide garage sale; Event slated for April 26

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Based on the success of events in surrounding cities, Monett will host a city-wide garage sale in April.

City officials granted the Chamber of Commerce permission to hold the event on April 26, the last Saturday of the month.

There will be a fee to participate and have a listing on the map that will be distributed on sale day to residents and out-of-town visitors. Jeff Meredith, Monett Chamber of Commerce president, who proposed the project, said the sale has been modeled after city-wide sales in Neosho, Carthage, Aurora and Carl Junction. Only in Carl Junction is the city-wide event run by the Chamber.

"The money raised will be used to promote the sale in the media," Meredith added.

The Chamber will still sponsor the 100-mile yard sale held around the Labor Day weekend, Meredith said.



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