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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Health Fair coming to Washburn church

The Barry County HELP and Health Fair will be held on Thursday from 3-6 p.m. in the Activity Center at the Washburn First Baptist Church. The Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation, Senior Life Solutions, Mercy Hospital Cassville (free blood pressure checks), Clark Center, Celebrate Recovery, Southwest Backpack Program and The Point of Cassville will have booths. The church is located at 618 N. Second St. in Washburn.

Central Crossing hosting art class

The Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob will host a one-day art class, entitled “Art Fun,” on Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the center. Jo Daniels will be the instructor. She is active with Creative Arts of Shell Knob and is donating her time for the event. Those who wish to attend should bring $5 for supplies and some cut leaves from magazines or calendars, like photos or other graphics. People may call 417-858-6952 to sign up for the class, and walk-ins are also welcome.

Blood Drive at Southwest High School set for Tuesday

A blood drive will be held at Southwest High School on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to students, teachers, staff and the public. Participants will receive a free T-shirt. The event is co-sponsored by the Southwest Student Council and the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. For more information or to reserve a time to donate, people may call 417-826-5413.

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