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December 7th, 2015

Vote YES

by Mark J. Elliff Chamber President and Economic Development Director

On August 4th, voters will be asked to approve two very important issues regarding our City and the Carthage R-9 Schools.

July 2nd, 2015

What is Economic Development?

by Mark J. Elliff Chamber President and Economic Development Director
If you Google the “definition of Economic Development” you will get over 28,000 results. To come up with a simple definition is very difficult because everyone has a sense of what it means to them. I’m sure that each of you reading this has your own definition of what it means to you. As the Economic Development Director, I believe that it is necessary to have a common goal, or Mission Statement of Economic Development, that encompasses the many different facets of our community.

July 2nd, 2015

Your Business Needs Fans, Not Friends

By Neely Myers Membership Director
Whether through a lack of understanding the difference between a profile and a page, a misguided attempt at being more personable, or just trying to keep things simple with one profile to maintain and update, instead of a personal profile and a business page, there are (or should I say were) lots of examples of businesses using a profile (friends) instead of a page (fans). This is an increasingly terrible idea.

May 28th, 2015

Good Things Happening in Carthage

by Mark J. Elliff, Chamber President & Economic Development Director

It has been said that good things come to those that wait…and I think we are seeing signs of another good thing happening here at Mercy Hospital Carthage.

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