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February 4th, 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Feb 4 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of February 4, 2019

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 Event

Eggs & Issues Legislative Forum Series 2019 kickoff

RSVP required by February 7

Friday, February 15

Doors open 10:15 a.m. ▪ Grace Pointe Assembly, 1605 S. Baker

Cost $10* at the door includes brunch.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417-358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Chamber News

Expo & Home Show 2019 is Over 3/4 Sold Out

Do you have your booth reserved?

The 2019 Carthage Business Expo & Home Show will include a Business After Hours 5-8 p.m. on Friday, March 8 and Public Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.  For info, contact Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Emerging Leaders SAVE THE DATE

“People You Need to Know” w/Jeannette Clem

Thursday, March 21

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ▪ Kascade Steakhouse, 988 S. Country Club Rd.

Chamber members ages 21-40 are invited to learn from this financial industry trailblazer on the importance of challenging yourself and serving your customers. Cost $12* includes lunch.  RSVPs required by 3/13 to attend this luncheon!  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Upcoming Chamber Events

Feb 5 ▪ Banquet Committee wrap-up

4-5 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

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

 

Feb 7 ▪ Maple Leaf Committee

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

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

 

Member News

Villas at Myers Park is now leasing their senior apartments at 2512 S. Garrison. For more information, call Cheri at 417‑359‑7271.

 

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.

 

through Feb 16 ▪ Winter Reading Program (ages 0-17)

Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040.

 

through Mar 17 ▪ Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Exhibit

Fri & Sat 12-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. ▪ artCentral, 1110 E. 13th St.

Free and open to the public, donations welcome. Opening reception Feb 1, 6-8 p.m. Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry’s Art Emporium. For info, call 417-358-4404.

 

Feb 4 &11 ▪ Bilingual Storytime w/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.

 

Feb 6, 13, 20 ▪ Storytime w/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.

 

Feb 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.

 

Feb 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.

 

Feb 7 ▪ Carthage Area United Way annual meeting & awards banquet

12 p.m. ▪ Leggett & Platt Corporate Convention Center, #1 Legett Rd.

Open to the public, RSVP by 2/4.  For info, call 417-358-2948

 

Feb 8 ▪ Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

Fri & Sat 6:30 p.m., Sun 12:30 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd. Adults $27, seniors $24, ages 13-18 $21, children 6-12 $12, 5 & under free. 

For info, call 417‑358-9665.

 

Feb 8-10 ▪ “Four Weddings and An Elvis” Comedy

11:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd. Joplin

Cost $29/business, open to the public. For info, call 417‑625-3128.

 

Feb 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.

 

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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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