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Dec 27

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6–10pm
  • A mile-long drive-through Christmas light display. Donations welcome. For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Dec 28

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6–10pm
  • A mile-long drive-through Christmas light display. Donations welcome. For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Dec 29

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6–10pm
  • A mile-long drive-through Christmas light display. Donations welcome. For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Dec 30

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6–10pm
  • A mile-long drive-through Christmas light display. Donations welcome. For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Dec 31

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6–10pm
  • A mile-long drive-through Christmas light display. Donations welcome. For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 1

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • Held during the state legislative session.  For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 2

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • Public welcome.  $7 per person.  For info, call 417-317-0609.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.


Jan 11

January 2021 Monday Member Meet-up

  • Begins at 2–2:30pm
  • Please join the Chamber to celebrate our new members Monday, January 11 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. Thank you to Schmidt CPAs and Advisors for their support of the Monday Member Meet-up! Remember to drop your card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 1st Quarter Prize from The Palms Massage & Day Spa.

     

    Animal Clinic of Diamond

    Midwestern Built Carthage

    Murphy’s Law Restaurant and Bar

    Sugar Magnolia Floral and Gifts

    The Barber Lounge

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt CPA’s & Advisors

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 11

Monday Member Meet-up

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Please join the Chamber to welcome new members and new employees with existing members.  Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win our quarterly prize worth $100!

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 11

Leads Group One

  • Begins at 2:30–3pm
  • For info, call 417-358-2373

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 12

Non-profit Network Meeting

  • Begins at 9–10am
  • For information, contact Neely at 358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 12

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 6:30–7:30pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 14

American Family Ribbon Cutting

  • Begins at 10–10:30am
  • Join us for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new location of American Family-Jeff Hodkin Agency, on Thursday, January 14 at 10 AM, 800 S. Garrison!! Place your card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 1st quarter prize valued at $100 from The Palms Massage and Day Spa. Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by American Family Insurance

This event is open to the public.


Jan 14

Protecting Your Business Using an Intellectual Property Strategy

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • A majority of the value in your business comes from intangibles. Regardless of the size of your business and the industry you are in there is intellectual property (IP) that plays a large role.

    Don't know what IP is or where it can be found in your business? That is ok. Join us to learn what IP is, the value of the different types of IP , hear company examples, and how you can begin creating an IP strategy for your business.

    Presented by Lisa Lorenzen, PhD, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Technology Advancement at the University of Missouri.

    Register here: https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/22553

This event is open to the public.


Jan 14

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Blood Drive

  • Begins at 12–6pm
  • All donors receive a free long sleeved t-shirt and will be entered to be a weekly finalist for a chance to win a 2020 Nissan Kicks. Masks are required for donors and staff. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 227-5006 or go to cbco.org/donate-blood.

  • Event is sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church

This event is open to the public.


Jan 19

Marketing to Help Boost Your Cash Flow

  • Begins at 11–1pm
  • Clarify your marketing message to connect with customers and increase sales.

    Most business leaders lost thousands of dollars when COVID-19 hit because they weren’t prepared to sell online. Bricks-To-Clicks® provides marketing workshops to help small businesses clarify their marketing message to connect with customers so sales increase.

    The Missouri SBDC is offering three online courses to help business owners clarify their message to connect with customers and boost cash flow. Each course will be two hours in length and delivered online via Zoom.

    Register here! https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/22500 

    January 19 - How to Create a Marketing Message So Customers Will Listen
    Most companies waste an enormous amount of money on marketing. This course explains the Storybrand marketing framework. The instructor helps business owners create a one-liner to connect with customers to boost sales. A How to Create a One-Liner handout will be given to participants.

    January 20 - How to Create a Website That Sells
    Creating a website for your business can be expensive, and a waste of money if the wrong words are used with images and video content. The instructor presents 5 things your website should include to boost your sales. Business owners who register soon can submit their website for review during the workshop. A website wireframe will be given to participants.

    January 21 - How to Create a Social Media Plan to Boost Your Sales
    This course explains the 5 social media mistakes business owners should avoid to help grow their businesses. Avoiding these 5 mistakes will give business owners the foundation of a new social media plan to boost their sales. Business owners who register soon can submit their social media for review during the workshop. A social media makeover plan will be given to participants.

     

    For a limited number of attendees the presenter, Dr. James Barnes, will hold private sessions, for up to 10 business owners, to review and discuss the business's website. Registration for the series is required. A separate sign up link will be provided after registering. The first 10 for each time slot will be accepted.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 19

Marketing/Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • This committee plans the annual Business Expo & Home Show, Bowling Night, Trivia Night, Citywide Sidewalk Sale, Small Business Saturday, and various seminars and retail events throughout the year.  For info, call Neely at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 20

Vision Carthage Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 7:30–8:30am
  • For more info. contact Mark Elliff at 358-2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 20

Sprinkles Clean Ups, Clean Outs, and More Ribbon Cutting

  • Begins at 9 am
  • Join us for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of Sprinkles Clean Ups, Clean Outs, and More, on Wednesday, January 20 at 9 AM, 4898 E. 20th, Joplin!! Place your card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 1st quarter prize valued at $100 from The Palms Massage and Day Spa. Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

     

     

  • Event is sponsored by Sprinkles Clean Outs, Clean Ups, and More

This event is open to the public.


Jan 20

Marketing to Help Boost Your Cash Flow

  • Begins at 11–1am
  • Clarify your marketing message to connect with customers and increase sales.

    Most business leaders lost thousands of dollars when COVID-19 hit because they weren’t prepared to sell online. Bricks-To-Clicks® provides marketing workshops to help small businesses clarify their marketing message to connect with customers so sales increase.

    The Missouri SBDC is offering three online courses to help business owners clarify their message to connect with customers and boost cash flow. Each course will be two hours in length and delivered online via Zoom.

    Register here! https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/22500 

    January 19 - How to Create a Marketing Message So Customers Will Listen
    Most companies waste an enormous amount of money on marketing. This course explains the Storybrand marketing framework. The instructor helps business owners create a one-liner to connect with customers to boost sales. A How to Create a One-Liner handout will be given to participants.

    January 20 - How to Create a Website That Sells
    Creating a website for your business can be expensive, and a waste of money if the wrong words are used with images and video content. The instructor presents 5 things your website should include to boost your sales. Business owners who register soon can submit their website for review during the workshop. A website wireframe will be given to participants.

    January 21 - How to Create a Social Media Plan to Boost Your Sales
    This course explains the 5 social media mistakes business owners should avoid to help grow their businesses. Avoiding these 5 mistakes will give business owners the foundation of a new social media plan to boost their sales. Business owners who register soon can submit their social media for review during the workshop. A social media makeover plan will be given to participants.

     

    For a limited number of attendees the presenter, Dr. James Barnes, will hold private sessions, for up to 10 business owners, to review and discuss the business's website. Registration for the series is required. A separate sign up link will be provided after registering. The first 10 for each time slot will be accepted.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 21

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

  • Begins at 7:30–8:30am
  • For info, contact the Chamber at 358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 21

Marketing to Help Boost Your Cash Flow

  • Begins at 11–1pm
  • Clarify your marketing message to connect with customers and increase sales.

    Most business leaders lost thousands of dollars when COVID-19 hit because they weren’t prepared to sell online. Bricks-To-Clicks® provides marketing workshops to help small businesses clarify their marketing message to connect with customers so sales increase.

    The Missouri SBDC is offering three online courses to help business owners clarify their message to connect with customers and boost cash flow. Each course will be two hours in length and delivered online via Zoom.

    Register here! https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/22500 

    January 19 - How to Create a Marketing Message So Customers Will Listen
    Most companies waste an enormous amount of money on marketing. This course explains the Storybrand marketing framework. The instructor helps business owners create a one-liner to connect with customers to boost sales. A How to Create a One-Liner handout will be given to participants.

    January 20 - How to Create a Website That Sells
    Creating a website for your business can be expensive, and a waste of money if the wrong words are used with images and video content. The instructor presents 5 things your website should include to boost your sales. Business owners who register soon can submit their website for review during the workshop. A website wireframe will be given to participants.

    January 21 - How to Create a Social Media Plan to Boost Your Sales
    This course explains the 5 social media mistakes business owners should avoid to help grow their businesses. Avoiding these 5 mistakes will give business owners the foundation of a new social media plan to boost their sales. Business owners who register soon can submit their social media for review during the workshop. A social media makeover plan will be given to participants.

     

    For a limited number of attendees the presenter, Dr. James Barnes, will hold private sessions, for up to 10 business owners, to review and discuss the business's website. Registration for the series is required. A separate sign up link will be provided after registering. The first 10 for each time slot will be accepted.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 26

Leads Group Two

  • Begins at 9–10am
  • For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Jan 26

Carthage Senior Center Drive Thru Chili Lunch

  • Begins at 11–12pm
  • Carthage Senior Center has monthly Drive Thru meals.  These meals are open to the public and are a suggested donation of $4.00 for 60 years and older and $7.00 for under 60 years old.  The next Drive Thru meal will be Chili on the 26th of this month from 11:00am to 12:00pm.   We must have your reservation no later than Jan. 15th. Please call 417-358-4741 to make your reservation and then come to 404 E. 3rd St. (in the alley) to drive thru and pick up your meal!!!  We look forward to seeing you!

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Senior Center “CAN DO”

This event is open to the public.


Jan 26

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 6:30–7:30pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 27

Cancer Survivor Support Group - Women’s Group

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-2706.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Jan 29

Happy Birthday, Jasper County (1841)

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 2

Blue Sage Cannabis Ribbon Cutting

  • Begins at 10–10:30am
  • Join us for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Blue Sage Cannabis on Tuesday, February 2 at 10 AM, 429 Peach Tree Lane!! Place your card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 1st quarter prize valued at $100 from The Palms Massage and Day Spa. Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

     

     

  • Event is sponsored by Blue Sage Cannabis Company

This event is open to the public.


Feb 3

Crowder College - Neosho High School Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6pm
  • The Longwell Museum is open M-F, 9AM-6PM.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 4

Crowder College - Neosho High School Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6pm
  • The Longwell Museum is open M-F, 9AM-6PM.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 5

Crowder College - Neosho High School Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6pm
  • The Longwell Museum is open M-F, 9AM-6PM.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 5

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • Held during the state legislative session.  For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Feb 6

Crowder College - Neosho High School Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6pm
  • The Longwell Museum is open M-F, 9AM-6PM.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 6

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • Public welcome.  $7 per person.  For info, call 417-317-0609.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.