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August 13th, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Aug 13 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of August 13, 2018
Our mission: To improve the overall business climate for our members and quality of life for the community through sponsorship of programs which promote civic and economic development, stimulate growth, and support relevant political action.
Our vision: To foster and facilitate the success of Carthage area businesses, so our community is financially healthy and the people living, working, and playing in Carthage can enjoy a higher quality of life.

All events are subject to delays or cancellations. Call ahead to confirm.
Monday Member Meet up
Monday, August 13
2 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
Please join the Chamber to celebrate our new members TODAY at 2 p.m. at the Chamber office. Meet our new members, new employees at member businesses, and new businesses. New members will have a chance to tell our Ambassadors, board members, and fellow members about their businesses.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jasper/Newton County
Jared and Karrie Oxford-Carthage Crisis Center
Jeremy Robinson-Carthage Health and Rehab
Kelsie O’Daniel-Carthage Technical Center
First Response Lawncare
Chrystalynn Sanchez-Halo Salon
iPhone Restorations
KFC
MadStyle Salon
Maple Leaf Music Company
Mauve-Modern Marketing Solutions
Shane and Kara Campbell-McDonalds
Old Missouri Bank
Red Onion Catering
Saiko
Shea West-Simmons Bank
Southwest Waste Services
Jessica Koppitz & Austin Rice-Specialty Risk
Sweet Peas Cookies & More

Remember to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the quarterly prize valued at $100. RSVP to Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Chamber News
iPhone Restorations Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, August 15
10 a.m. ▪ 412 W. Central
Please join the Chamber to celebrate the opening of iPhone Restorations at 412 W. Central at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15. Remember to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the quarterly prize valued at $100. RSVP to Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Don’t forget to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the 2nd quarter prize valued at $100.

Business After Hours
Thursday, August 30
4:30-6 p.m. ▪ Maple Tree Terrace, 2510 Clinton
Join the Chamber and Maple Tree Terrace for delicious after-work snacks and beverages, networking with fellow members, and a good time Thursday, August 30 from 4:30-6 p.m. Please RSVP to Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Don’t forget to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the 2nd quarter prize valued at $100.

Maple Leaf News
Nominate the 2018 Grand Marshal by August 31
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 52nd Annual Maple Leaf Festival Grand Marshal. Nomination forms may be picked up at the Chamber office, you may call 417-358-2373 to have a form faxed or e-mailed to you, or you may find them at www.CarthageMapleLeaf.com. Nominations must be submitted on the official form.  Deadline for accepting nominations is 4 p.m. on Friday, August 31st.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

Upcoming Chamber Events
Aug 13 ▪ Monday Member Meet-up
2 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Aug 13 ▪ Leads Group One meeting
2:30 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Aug 15 ▪ Vision Carthage meeting
7:30 a.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Mark at 358 2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

Aug 15 ▪ iPhone Restorations ribbon cutting
10 a.m. ▪ 412 W. Central
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Aug 15 ▪ Chamber 101
3 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
All new and current members welcome.  RSVP by 8/13. For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Aug 16 ▪ Board of Directors meeting
7:30 a.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Mark at 358 2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

Member News
The McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation challenges your group to join in their fight again breast cancer at this year’s “Bros in Bras for a Cause”.  Groups can sign up to decorate a bra that will be “modeled” at their November 3rd event and then auctioned off to raise funds for the Foundation’s Mammogram Program.  For info, email grimes2265@gmail.com.

Upcoming Member Events
Aug 14 ▪ Freeman Striders/Blood Pressure Screenings
7-8:30 a.m. ▪ Northpark Mall Food Court, 101 N. Rangeline Rd.
Free and open to Advantage members.  For info, call 417 347-5837.

Aug 14 ▪ Bariatric Weight-loss Seminar
5:30 p.m. ▪ Freeman Business Center, 3220 McClelland Blvd., Joplin
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 347-1266.

Aug 14 ▪ Carthage Golf Course Men’s Night
5:30-8:30 p.m. ▪ 2000 Richard Webster Dr.
Sign up by noon each Tuesday to play. $20 per play includes team payback, skins, and closest to the pin on par 3.  For info, call 417 237-7030.

Aug 14 ▪ Caregiver Support Group
6 p.m. ▪ Oak Pointe of Carthage, 300 W. Airport Dr.
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 358-3355.

Aug 14 ▪ Carthage City Council meeting
6:30 p.m. ▪ City Hall, 326 Grant
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 237-7000.

Aug 15 & 18 ▪ Carthage Farmers’ Market
Opens 7:30 a.m. ▪ historic Carthage square
Wed & Sat, April-October weather permitting.  Coordinated by Carthage True Value Hardware.  For info, call 417 358-3579.

Aug 15 ▪ Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
4:30-5:30 p.m. ▪ Carthage Health & Rehab, 1901 Buena Vista
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 358-1937.

Aug 15 ▪ Farmers Market
4-7:30 p.m. ▪ Freeman Hospital West, 1102 W 32nd St., Joplin
May through October.  For info, call 417 347-5646.

Aug 15 ▪ Texas Hold ‘Em
7 p.m. ▪ Carthage VFW Post 2590, 16759 Inca Rd. (Oak St. & Hwy 171/96)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

Aug 16 ▪ First Day of Carthage R-9 Schools
For info, call 417 359-7000.

Aug 16 ▪ Queen of Hearts
7 p.m. ▪ Carthage VFW Post 2590, 16759 Inca Rd. (Oak St. & Hwy 171/96)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

Aug 17-19 & 24-26 ▪ Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire”
Fri & Sat 6 p.m., Sun 12:30 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd.
Tickets: adults $27, seniors $24, teens $21, ages 6-12 $12, 5 & under free.  For info, call 417 358-9665.

Aug 18 ▪ Carthage R-9 School Foundation Tiger Pride Run 2018
7 a.m. ▪ Carthage High School, 2600 S. River St.
5K run/walk $35, 1K walk $25, open to the public.  For info, call 417 359 7047.

Aug 18 ▪ First Responder Breakfast
8-11 a.m. ▪ Carthage VFW Post 2590, 16759 Inca Rd. (Oak St. & Hwy 171/96)
Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

Aug 18 ▪ Starting a Small Business: The First Steps
1:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd.
Cost $29/business, open to the public.  For info, call 417 625-3128.

Aug 18 ▪ Summer Concert in the Park
7-9 p.m. ▪ Central Park, 714 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Carthage Council on the Arts, featuring Catalyst Band & Sarah Dunn.  For info, call 417 359 8181.

Aug 19 ▪ Community Brunch
9:30-11:30 a.m. ▪ Carthage VFW Post 2590, 16759 Inca Rd. (Oak St. & Hwy 171/96)
Cost $5/person, open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

Aug 19 ▪ Pool Tournament
3 p.m. ▪ Carthage VFW Post 2590, 16759 Inca Rd. (Oak St. & Hwy 171/96)
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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