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December 17th, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage December 17, 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.

 

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Spotlight News

LAST DAY to Reserve your “Casino Royale” Banquet sponsorship

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to market your business to nearly 500 event attendees and show your support for all the awards given out that night!  The DEADLINE to pledge your sponsorship for the Chamber’s 2019 “Casino Royale” Banquet is TODAY at 5:00 p.m.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358-2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Chamber News

Jenny Craig Ribbon Cutting

Tuesday, December 18

10 a.m. • 2401 E. 32nd St., Joplin

 

Join the Chamber of Commerce and Jenny Craig to celebrate their relaunch. Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Don’t forget to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the 4th quarter prize valued at $100 from Halo Salon.

 

Villas at Myers Park Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, December 20

1:30 p.m. • 2512 S. Garrison

 

Join the Chamber of Commerce and the Villas at Myers Park to celebrate their official opening. Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Don’t forget to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the 4th quarter prize valued at $100 from Halo Salon.

 

 

 

Upcoming Chamber Events

Dec 18 ▪ Leads Group Two meeting

9 a.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Dec 18 ▪ Jenny Craig ribbon cutting

10 a.m. ▪ 2401 E. 32nd St., Joplin

For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Dec 18 ▪ Marketing & Business Expo/Home Show meeting

4 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

 

Dec 19 ▪ Vision Carthage meeting

7:30 a.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

For info, contact Mark at 358‑2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

 

Dec 20 ▪ Board of Directors meeting

7:30 a.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

For info, contact Mark at 358‑2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

 

Dec 20 ▪ Villas at Myers Park ribbon cutting

1:30 p.m. ▪ 2512 S. Garrison

For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Dec 24 & 25 ▪ Chamber office closed for Christmas

 

 

Member News

LAST DAYS TO GIVE - The Carthage Senior Center is giving back to the community this Holiday Season by providing a Gift Giving Tree for their Carthage Meals on Wheels clients. If you would like to participate, you may come by the Center at 404 E. 3rd St. and choose a name from the tree or make a donation to go toward gifts. Wrapped Gifts should be returned to the Center no later than December 19th. They appreciate all the support to make this Christmas extra special for those in need. For info, call 417‑358‑4741.

 

SCHOOL’S OUT - The Fair Acres Family YMCA is offering Kids Day Out day camp during the Christmas break. From 7 a.m.-6 p.m. on Dec 26-28 and Jan 2-4, kids ages 5-12 can enjoy a day at the Y for just $20 for Y members and $30 for non-members. Financial assistance is available, and breakfast and snacks are included.  For info, call 417‑358‑1070.

 

LATEST PHONES FREE - From now through January 9, U.S. Cellular Premier Locations is offering the latest phones free when you switch.  Visit them at 3120 S. Main St., Joplin, for details. Valid for new consumer or small business customers only. For info, call 417‑623-2929.

 

Upcoming Member Events

through Feb 14 ▪ Student Art Exhibit

Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (except holidays) ▪ Crowder College Longwell Museum, 601 Laclede, Neosho

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5526.

 

Dec 17 ▪ 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.

 

Dec 17 ▪ Car Seat Basics Workshop

2-3 p.m. & 6-7 p.m. ▪ Alliance of SW MO, 1027 S. Main St., Joplin

Free and open to the public, reservations recommended. For info, call 417‑782-9899.

 

Dec 18 ▪ Annual Holiday Party

5-6 p.m. come and go ▪ Oak Pointe of Carthage, 300 W. Airport Dr.

Photos and cookies with Santa. Free and open to the public. For info, call 417‑358-335.

 

Dec 18 ▪ Run Through the Lights

6:30 p.m. ▪ Carthage Nazarene, 2000 Grand

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-358-4265.

 

Dec 19 ▪ 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.

 

 

Dec 19 ▪ 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.   

 

Dec 19 ▪ 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.

 

Dec 20 ▪ 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.

 

Dec 21 & 22 ▪ 2018 Choirs of Christmas

5:30 p.m. ▪ Precious Moments Chapel, 4321 Chapel Rd.

Free and open to the public.  Featuring area choirs.  For info, call 417‑359‑2874.

 

Dec 22 ▪ An Irish Christmas with Keltic Knot

7 p.m. ▪ Cherry’s Woodshed, 311 S. Main

Reservations recommended $10, open to the public. For info, call 417‑358‑2707.

 

Dec 23 ▪ 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.

 

 

 

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Carthage, MO 64836

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