- Tornado: Resources & relief
RESOURCE: FEMA specialists on hand at Home Depot
Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency have an information table set up at Home Depot, 3110 E. 20th St., to help residents with rebuilding information, information about safe rooms and to answer questions.
RESOURCE: Book fair to provide free books for children
Chapters for Children will hold its first book fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdayat Vintage Stock in the Northpark Mall.
RESOURCE: Workshop to focus on storm-resistant building techniques
A workshop, Rebuild Joplin Strong, will be held Friday and Saturday, July 8-9, in Corley Auditorium at Missouri Southern State University.
DONATE: Chow Train chefs fuel AmeriCorps workers
Two women stood out from the crowd Tuesday at the AmeriCorps Volunteer Reception Center in Joplin. They wore white chef’s hats and white aprons.
RESOURCE: Red Cross puts out last call for people needing shelter
The American Red Cross said Monday that only 10 people stayed at its shelter in Webb City on Sunday night, and that most of those have now found housing.
No state fees for tornado victims to replace documents
Relief for Joplin area citizens who lost their state driver licenses, identification cards or vehicle ownership documents will be extended due to an executive order signed by Governor Jay Nixon.
RESOURCE: FEMA approves more than $4 million in relief funds
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved and is in the process of distributing more than $4 million in disaster relief funds.
RESOURCE: FEMA to construct housing park
Land that the City Council had informally endorsed as the future site of Joplin’s fire and police training center will be developed as a temporary housing park for tornado victims.
DONATE: Fundraising effort announced to spur Joplin business growth
Former U.S. senator and diplomat John Danforth on Monday unveiled an effort to raise $10 million for a fund to restore and expand Joplin’s business community, which was devastated by the May 22 tornado.
RESOURCE: Joplin’s autism center holding therapy sessions at The Bridge
Joplin’s Ozark Center for Autism has grown aggressively from its 2007 start, doubling the number of children getting therapy and special education in its state-of-the-art classrooms on South Jackson Avenue.
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