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April 2nd, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Apr 2 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of April 2, 2018
All events are subject to delays or cancellations. Call ahead to confirm.
Spotlight Event
Maple Leaf Festival Committee meeting
Thursday, April 5
4 p.m. • Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
It is not too late to join in the planning of the 52nd Annual Maple Leaf Festival.  This year’s theme is “Magic of Maple Leaf” and will be represented in events throughout October and the Parade on Saturday, October 20.
For info, contact Mary Jo at 417 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

Maple Leaf News
Did you miss any of the Maple Leaf deadlines?
Last week was the deadline for submitting artwork, listing events in the official brochure, and pledging your sponsorship for the 52nd Annual Maple Leaf Festival.  If you missed any of those submission dates, contact Mary Jo at 417 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

Vendor applications are NOW available
Vendor applications for the 52nd Annual Maple Leaf Festival are now available!  If you are interested in setting up an art/craft, food, or non-profit booth on Saturday, October 20, find them on our website at www.CarthageMapleLeaf.com.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

Upcoming Chamber Events
Apr 3 ▪ VOTE TODAY!!

Apr 5 ▪ Maple Leaf Festival Committee meeting
4 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Mary Jo at 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

Apr 6 ▪ Public Policy meeting
11:30 a.m. ▪ Mother Road Coffee, 325 S. Main
For info, contact Mark at 358 2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

Apr 9 ▪ Monday Member Meetup
2 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Apr 9 ▪ Leads Group One
3 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Apr 10 ▪ Marketing & Expo/Home Show meeting
4 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Apr 11 ▪ Non-Profit Network meeting
9 a.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Apr 11 ▪ Ambassadors’ meeting
4 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Member News
Carthage Community Foundation Spring 2018 Grant Round Now Open
Area 501(c)3 organizations and other IRS approved entities serving the Carthage community and its residents, may make application to Carthage Community Foundation (CCF) for its Spring 2018 Community Grant Round. CCF's community grantmaking policies and application link will be found online at cfozarks.org/carthage. Applications must be completed and submitted online. Carthage Community Foundation plans to award ten $2,500 grants across 3 service categories & you will need to select one category in which to apply. Each organization may apply only once. Deadline for submission is April 13, 2018 at 5 p.m. without exception. 

Upcoming Member Events
Through Apr 15 ▪ Central Ozark Conference Art Exhibit
Mon Fri 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. ▪ Crowder College Museum, Neosho
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5540.

Apr 2 ▪ Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Janine (ages 0-6)
10 a.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040.

Apr 2 & 3 ▪ Grief Support Group
Every Mon 1:30 p.m., Tues 6:30 p.m. ▪ Mercy Carthage, 3125 Dr. Russell Smith Way.  Free and open to the public, registration appreciated.  For info, call 417 359-2636.

Apr 2 ▪ Parkinson’s Support Group
Every Mon 3-3:30 p.m. ▪ Mercy Joplin, 100 Mercy Way
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 556-8760.

Apr 2 & 5 ▪ Community Education: Zumba w/Beth McCully
5:30 p.m. ▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho
Cost $5 per class, open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

Apr 3-5 ▪ Friends of the Lee Library Book Sale
Crowder College Wright Conf Cntr, 601 Laclede
Open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5610.

Apr 3 ▪ Community Education: Gentle Yoga w/Cassie
6-7 p.m. ▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho
Cost $5/session, open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

Apr 3 ▪ Community Education: Carlette’s Crafts (All ages)
6-7 p.m. ▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho
Cost varies, open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

Apr 3 ▪ Community Education: Beginners Line Dancing
7-8 p.m. ▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho
Cost $10, open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

Apr 4 ▪ Storytime with Ms. Sherri (ages 0-6)
10 a.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040.

Apr 4 ▪ Spring Career Fair
10 a.m.-2 p.m. ▪ MSSU L&P Athletic Center, 3950 Newman Rd.
For info, call 417 625-9343.

Apr 4 ▪ Texas Hold ‘Em
7 p.m. ▪ Carthage V.F.W., 16759 Inca (west Oak St.)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417 358-1657.

Apr 5 ▪ Community Education: Basic Yoga w/Cassie
6-7:15 p.m. ▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho
Cost $5/session, open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

Apr 5 ▪ Queen of Hearts
7 p.m. ▪ Carthage V.F.W., 16759 Inca (west Oak St.)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417 358-1657.

Apr 6 & 7 ▪ Citywide Garage Sale
Fri 6 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 6 a.m.-2 p.m.▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede
Open to the public.  For info, contact campuslife@crowder.edu.

Apr 6-May 20 ▪ Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit
Fri-Sat 12-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. ▪ artCentral, 1110 E. 13th
Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

Apr 6 ▪ St. Ann’s Annual Auction
6 p.m. ▪ CMR Auditorium (formerly the CMC), Highland & Clinton
$25/person in advance, $30/person at the door.  For info, call 417 358 1841.

Apr 6 ▪ First Friday Singing w/Gary Crawford
6:30 p.m. ▪ Fairview Christian Church, 2320 S. Grand
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 529-9569.

Apr 7 & 8 ▪ Pickin’ on the Ranch
Civil War Ranch, 11838 Civil War Ave.
Open to the public.  For info, call 217-883-0570.

Apr 7 ▪ Carthage Farmers’ Market
Opens 7:30 a.m. ▪ north side of Carthage square
Wed & Sat, April-October weather permitting.  Coordinated by Carthage True Value Hardware.  For info, call 417 358-3579.

Apr 7 ▪ Walk with a Doc
9 a.m. ▪ Mercy Hospital Joplin, 100 Mercy Way 
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 556-2260.

Apr 7 ▪ Free Pool
7-11 p.m. ▪ Carthage V.F.W., 16759 Inca (west Oak St.)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417 358-1657.

Apr 8 ▪ Pool Tournament
3 p.m. ▪ Carthage V.F.W., 16759 Inca (west Oak St.)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417 358-1657.

Chamber members, if your Event is missing from this list, email Mary Jo at mjlittle@carthagechamber.com!

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