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Gerry Pool Senior Friendship Center


  1. Arts & Crafts Room
  2. Bingo Hall
  3. Cafeteria
  4. Card Room
  5. Exercise Room
  6. Game Room (Pool Tables)
  7. Quilt Room
Facility Hours
Contact for details

If traveling on Highway 60:
  • Turn east onto Hines Street
  • The Republic Senior Friendship Center is located 1 mile ahead on the left
Facility Rentals
Rent the Republic Senior Friendship Center for your next meeting, reunion or event. We provide tables (8 rectangular tables and 4 round tables) and chairs.

Banquet Room
This room can provide seating for 100 people and a maximum occupancy of 150 people. Room dimension is approximately 35 by 50 feet:
  • Cost: $75 for a minimum 4 hour rental
  • $10 for each additional hour
  • $50 refundable deposit required on all rentals
  • Reservations can be made by calling the Republic Community Center at 417-732-3500.
  • Rental fees and a $50 Rental Deposit is required.
  • Deposit will be mailed back to the rental party if the facility is left clean and undamaged.
Rental Rules
  • Alcoholic beverages or any type of tobacco products are not allowed.
  • Set up, take down, and clean up must be done during the rental time or a fee will be subtracted from your deposit.
  • Room includes banquet room and restrooms only. Renters will have access to the ice machine.
  • The facility will be left in a condition as clean as original with chairs and tables returned to original placing.
  • Trash must be taken to the dumpster.
  • All food service requirements such as plates, napkins, cups, etc must be supplied by the renting group.
  • Staff will provide access and cleaning supplies from the utility room to aid in clean up.
  • A cancellation notice of at least 10 days is required in order to be eligible for a refund of deposit.
  • The day of the rental, Staff will provide necessary contact information should there be a problem or emergency.