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June 4th, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - June 4, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of June 4, 2018
All events are subject to delays or cancellations. Call ahead to confirm.
Spotlight Event
Mid-Morning Mingle
Friday, June 8
9:30-10:30 a.m. • Maple Tree Terrace, 2510 Clinton
Please join us between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. this Friday, June 8 for the next Mid Morning Mingle hosted by Maple Tree Terrace. Shake some hands, meet some fellow members, have some breakfast snacks and coffee, and share information about your business. ONLY 4 speaking spots remain.  To secure a speaking spot or RSVP, contact Neely nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Chamber News
“Practical Steps to Make Your Business More Profitable” Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, June 13
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
Cost $12* for Chamber members, $15 for non-Chamber members, includes lunch.
Hosted by Andrew Jordan of Jordan CPA Services.  Your accounting should take minimal effort; be accessible anywhere; have reports ready for when you, your banker, or your tax preparer need them; and make your business more profitable. If this doesn’t describe your business today, learn how to leverage technology to set up a system that does all these things.  RSVP no later than this Friday, June 8 by contacting Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Maple Leaf News
Parade, Vendor, and other applications now ONLINE!
Applications are being added to the website as they become available, so check under "Festival Applications" for your favorite event registration forms, vendor applications, and more at www.CarthageMapleLeaf.com! For info, contact Mary Jo at 417 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

Upcoming Chamber Events
Jun 7 ▪ Maple Leaf Committee meeting
4 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Mark at 358 2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

Jun 8 ▪ Mid-Morning Mingle
9:30-10:30 a.m. ▪ Maple Tree Terrace, 2510 Clinton
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.
Jun 8 ▪ Public Policy meeting
11:30 a.m. ▪ Mother Road Coffee, 325 S. Main
For info, contact Mark at 358 2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

Jun 11 ▪ Monday Member Meetup
2 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

Upcoming Member Events
Through Jun 1 ▪ Doug Hall Exhibition
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (except holidays) ▪ Crowder College Longwell Museum, 601 Laclede, Neosho
Free and open to the public.  Artist reception May 12 from 1-4 p.m.  For info, call 417-455-5540.

Through Jul 25 ▪ Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!”
Mon-Tues 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 237-7040.

Through Jul 29 ▪ Annual Membership Mixed Media Exhibition
Fri & Sat 12-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. ▪ artCentral, 1110 E. 13th St. 
Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation.  Opening reception picnic 6/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417 358-4404.

Jun 4 ▪ Happy 86th Birthday, Carthage VFW Post 2590
16759 Inca Rd. (west Oak St. & Hwy 171/96)
For info, call 417-358-1657.

Jun 4 ▪ Preschool Safety Town (ages 3-6)
Mon-Fri 8:30-11 a.m. ▪ Fair Acres Family YMCA, 2600 Grand Ave.
Open to the public.  Y members $15, non-members $25 includes AM snack.  Presented with Carthage Police & Fire Depts.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

Jun 4 ▪ Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine (ages 0-2nd grade)
10 a.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 237-7040.

Jun 5 ▪ Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Family & Teachers
8 a.m.-5 p.m. ▪ Access Family Health Care, 530 S. Maiden Ln., Joplin
Free and open to the public, lunch provided.  Limit of 30 attendees.  Sponsored by Alliance of SW MO.  For info, call 417 782-9899.

Jun 5 ▪ Starting a Small Business: The First Steps
1:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd.
Cost $29/business (up to 2 attendees). Open to the public.  For info, call 417-624-3128.

Jun 5 ▪ Teens & Tweens (ages 7th grade & up)
4:30-5:30 p.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public, snack at 4 p.m.  For info, call 417 237-7040.

Jun 6 & 9 ▪ 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.

Jun 6 & 7 ▪ Story Time with Ms. Sherri (ages 0-2nd grade)
10 a.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417 237-7040.

Jun 6 ▪ 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.

Jun 7 ▪ Veterans Summit 2018
8-10 a.m. ▪ MSSU North End Zone, 3950 Newman Rd.
Free and open to veterans & spouses.  For info, call 417-624-3128.

Jun 7 ▪ Kids STEAM Activity (grades 3-6)
3:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public, snack at 3 p.m.  For info, call 417 237-7040.

Jun 7 ▪ 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.

Jun 8 ▪ Food Truck Friday
12 noon-9 p.m. ▪ Central Park, 714 S. Garrison
Presented by Carthage CVB.  For info, call 417 359-8181.

Jun 9 ▪ 17th Annual Kids Fishing Day
8 a.m.-12 noon ▪ Kellogg Lake, Hwy 96
Free fishing and activities for ages 15 & under.  Presented by City of Carthage and MO Dept of Conservation.  For info, call 417 629-3423.

Jun 9 ▪ Escape the Library! (Teens & Adults)
3:30-5 p.m. ▪ Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Free and open to the public. Pre-reg required.  For info, call 417 237-7040.

Jun 10 ▪ 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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