July/August 2000

Economic development award presented to Newman

Joe Newman, a member of the board of St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., was named Volunteer of the Year for District VI of the Missouri Economic Development Council. Newman was recognized for his many contributions to the economic vitality of southwestern Missouri, including his role in the development of the Joplin Industrial Park and his service to the Joplin Business and Industrial Development Corporation.