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December 3rd, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Dec 3 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of December 3, 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.

Spotlight News

Mid-Morning Mingle

Friday, December 7

9:30-10:30 a.m. ▪ Oak Pointe of Carthage, 300 W. Airport

Join us this Friday, December 7 at Oak Pointe of Carthage for breakfast, networking, and a chance to hear what your fellow Chamber members are up to! FOUR one-minute long speaking spots remain on a first come, first served basis. Let Neely know if you would like one of the speaking spots. Looking forward to seeing everyone there! RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com. 

 

Chamber News

Edward Jones - Garrett Stramel Ribbon Cutting

Wednesday, December 5

4 p.m. • 432 W. Fir Rd.

Join the Chamber to celebrate the opening of Garrett Stramel’s Edward Jones office. 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 3 ▪ Mayor’s Christmas tree lighting & Christmas parade

Tree lighting 6 p.m., parade 7 p.m. ▪ Carthage square

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

 

Dec 4 ▪ Banquet Committee meeting

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

For info, contact Mary Jo at 358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Dec 5 ▪ Edward Jones - Garrett Stramel ribbon cutting

4 p.m. ▪ 432 W. Fir Rd.

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

 

Dec 7 ▪ Mid-Morning Mingle

9:30-10:30 a.m. ▪ Oak Point of Carthage, 300 W. Airport Dr.

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

 

Member News

The Joplin Globe J Mag is highlighting weddings and bridal in their Jan/Feb issue. Content and ads will only be available to businesses in related categories like venues, jewelers, bakeries, caterers, photographers, etc. Special ad pricing starting at $149 available only until Dec. 6. For info, call 417-627-7205.

 

Upcoming Member Events

Dec 3 ▪ 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 3 ▪ Christmas Parade “Mele Kalikimaka - Hawaiian Christmas”

7 p.m. ▪ Carthage Square, Chestnut & Main to Chestnut & Grant

Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Carthage R-9 SkillsUSA. For info, call 417-359-7026.

 

Dec 3 & 4 ▪ “Four Weddings & An Elvis” Auditions

7 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd.

Open to the public.  Needed 7 men and 4 females.  Show dates: Feb 1-3 & 8-10. For info, call 417-358-4300.

 

Dec 4 ▪ Progressive Breakfast Tour

9 a.m.-1 p.m. ▪ start at Joplin Holiday Inn, 3402 Arizona.

Free and open to the public. Hosted by Maple Tree Terrace and three other Americare facilities. For info, call 417-627-9867.   

 

Dec 4 ▪ 20th Birthday Bash w/hors d’oeuvres & mimosas

10 a.m.-12 noon ▪ Alliance of SW MO, 1027 S. Main, Ste 7, Joplin

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

 

Dec 4 ▪ Holiday Open House & Hiring Event

10 a.m.-3 p.m. ▪ Oxford HealthCare, 2318 E. 32nd St., Joplin

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 800-749-6555.

 

Dec 4 ▪ Celebrate LEED Platinum Certification

1 p.m. ▪ Crowder College MARET Center, 601 Laclede

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-455-5540.

 

Dec 4 ▪ Ladies Night to benefit Breast Cancer Foundation of Ozarks

6-8 p.m. ▪ Race Brothers Farm & Home, 2309 Fairlawn Dr.

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-3529 or 417-862-3838.

 

Dec 5 ▪ 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 5 ▪ St. Nicholas Party

6 p.m. ▪ Grace Episcopal Church, 820 Howard

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417‑358-4631

 

Dec 5 ▪ 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 6 ▪ Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

1:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd.

Open to the public, $29/business (up to 2 attendees).  For info, call 417‑625-3128.

 

Dec 6-9 ▪ “If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas”

Fri & Sat 6:30 p.m., Sun 12:30 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd.

Tickets $27 adults, $24 seniors, $22 students, $21 ages 13‑18, $12 ages 6-12, 5 & under free. For info, call 417-358-9665.

 

Dec 6 ▪ 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 7 ▪ 2018 Choirs of Christmas

5:45 p.m. ▪ Precious Moments Chapel, 4321 Chapel Rd.

Free and open to the public.  Featuring Carthage High School Choir and Neosho High School Choir.  For info, call 417-359-2874.

 

Dec 7 ▪ First Friday Gospel Singing

6:30 p.m. ▪ Fairview Christian Church, 2320 Grand

Featuring Crawford & Co. International. Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-529-9569.

 

Dec 7 ▪ Southern Symphony Orchestra “A Blended Christmas”

7:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU Taylor Performing Arts Center, 3950 Newman Rd.

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-625-3180.   

 

Dec 8 ▪ Big Brothers Big Sisters Jasper/Newton Bowl for Kids’ Sake

10 a.m. & 12 noon ▪ Grace Lanes, 219 E. 3rd St.

Teams of 5, open to the public. For info, call 417-626-9244.

 

Dec 8 ▪ Duke Mason Band Christmas Concert

7-9 p.m. ▪ Carthage Memorial Hall, 407 S. Garrison

Admission: new unwrapped toy or donation, open to the public. To benefit LaVerne Williams Children’s Christmas Party. For info, call 417-237-7200.

 

Dec 9 ▪ 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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*Cancellations will be refunded ONLY IF cancellation is received more than 24 hours before start of event. Substitutions are allowed.

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