|Jefferson City - Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan today announced that her office will send staff members to Joplin to assist victims of last month's tornado. Representatives from the Business Services Division and the State Archives' Local Records Preservation Program will be working out of the Newman Innovation Center (320 East 4th Street) beginning on Monday, June 13, 2011.
The Business Services staff will be on hand to help current business owners, Joplin residents looking to hire a business, as well as businesses that are looking to work in Missouri for the first time. The State Archives staff will be able to assist Joplin residents preserve and safeguard their important and historic belongings, such as photographs, documents and books that were damaged or need to be protected.
In addition, the Wolfner Braille and Talking Book Library will continue providing patrons in the Joplin area with both audio players and talking-books by allowing materials to be delivered and picked up at the Joplin Public Library (300 South Main).
Joplin residents not stopping by in person are urged to call (866) 716-0237 for more information.