The 2016 Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony took place on April 14 at the White River Conference Center in Springfield, Missouri. The event recognized the third inductees into the Hall of Fame: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Mark Arnoldy, Henry Bloch, Pat Danner and Jimmie Edwards.
Jim Anderson, vice president of marketing and public affairs at CoxHealth, emceed the dinner and induction ceremony.
Recognition of honorees
Throughout the evening, the honorees were recognized in person and via video.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon congratulated the honorees and thanked them for their service.