by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area
LaBarge Inc., Joplin, announced the appointment of Lawrence LeGrand and John Helmkamp Jr. to the company's board of directors.
LeGrand serves on several boards in the St. Louis area, including St. Joseph's Institute for the Deaf.
Helmkamp is a member of the board of directors of the United Way of Greater St. Louis.
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