Two Joplin nonprofits recognized at state level for impact on community

JOPLIN, Mo. — A couple of downtown Joplin nonprofits earn statewide recognition. The Downtown Joplin Alliance has earned 'Best Historic Preservatio...

August 8, 2023
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JOPLIN, Mo. — A couple of downtown Joplin nonprofits earn statewide recognition. The Downtown Joplin Alliance has earned 'Best Historic Preservation Project' status for its work in the 800-block of Main Street, also known as the 'Muir Block.' It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has welcomed a handful of new businesses in the past couple of years. The DJA submitted the nomination to Missouri Main Street Connection. Also nominated was Connect2Culture, which won this year's award for 'Outstanding Economic Impact Project.

Mike Olmstead