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Joplin Challenge Dinner Tonight

Aftermath of May 2011 Joplin Tornado Image by KTTS News File Photo

Joplin Challenge Dinner Tonight

By Larry Wright. CREATED Aug 28, 2013

Volunteers who helped build dozens of new homes for survivors of the deadly tornado in Joplin are being honored tonight.

Governor Nixon, the Joplin Habitat for Humanity and Missouri's major athletic teams will mark the completion of the Governor's Joplin Challenge at a dinner at St. Paul's United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m.

161 people died in the EF-5 tornado in May of 2011.