Statement from Mercy Hospital in Joplin:
Tonight's "Celebration of Life" event with Midwest Transplant Network and Lions Eye Bank hosted by Mercy and Freeman Hospital, has been canceled. After following today's weather alerts it has been determined that it's in the best interest and safety of our community to cancel the event and prevent reasons for people to be out in the possible hazardous weather expected this evening. The event will not be rescheduled at this point.
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