Great Southern Accepts Donations


April 19, 2010

Great Southern Bank in Republic

Will Accept Donations for Fire Victims


Springfield, MO –Greg Johnson, Bank Manager for Great Southern Bank in Republic, has announced they will be accepting cash donations for the victims of the Republic Palms 16 unit apartment building which caught fire on Sunday, 4/18/10.  The money collected will be donated to the Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross, which has been helping the victims with temporary shelter, food and clothing. 

          Cash donations may be dropped off at the following location in Republic:


                             Great Southern Bank

                             620 E. Harrison Street

                             Republic, MO  65738  


Donations will be accepted through this Friday, April 23, 2010.


You can help the victims of countless crises around the world each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need.  The American Red Cross honors donor intent.  Donations can be sent to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C.  20013, or made by phone at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at


Joann Moore

Public Information Officer

Financial Development Assistant

American Red Cross

Greater Ozarks Chapter

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield, MO.  65803

417-832-9500  EXT. 107

Fax 417-866-3649

Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107



       ***  A thunderstorm is considered severe if it produces hail at least 1 inch in diameter or has wind gusts of at least 58 miles per hour. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which kills more people each year than tornadoes or hurricanes. Heavy rain from thunderstorms can cause flash flooding and high winds can damage homes and blow down trees and utility poles , causing widespread power outages.   

 Click on the link for more information!











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