April 23, 2014

Local volunteers go ‘Shoppin’ for Joplin’

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com
Just over a month ago the city of Joplin, Mo. was ravaged by the deadliest and one of the most destructive single tornadoes in United States’ history.
In the town of just over 50,000 residents, little was …

Gardner girls set up drink stand to benefit Joplin tornado victims

Joelle Bortz, Kayleigh Demaline, and Quincy Smith sell lemon aide to benefit victims of the Joplin tornado on May 26. By 2 p.m. the girls had raised $31.66. Staff photo by Amy Cunningham

Amy Cunningham

acunningham@gardnernews.com

Kayleigh Demaline and her two friends wanted to do something to help the victims from last

week’s tornado in Joplin, so Thursday the group decided to set up shop in the driveway of a neighbor and sell …