The picnic in the park has been an annual event since 1960, “this is a community-wide opportunity to meet the field of Republican primary candidates for a number of county and other offices before going to the polls August 5,” says Danette Proctor, Green county Republican Central Committee Chair.
The event will take place at 5 pm.
Congressman Billy Long will emcee the event and which will include introductions for candidates and elected officeholders, such as Senator Roy Blunt, who will also be in attendance.
The cost per meal is $15 a person and children 12-years-old and under can attend for free.
Advance registration is required by calling 417-832-9130.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.