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January 14th, 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Jan 14 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of January 14, 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.

 

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Spotlight News

Chamber “Casino Royale” Banquet 2019

5:45 p.m. • CRM Auditorium, 1900 Grand (parking and shuttle service at Carthage Nazarene, 2000 Grand)

Don’t miss one of our community’s biggest celebrations!  The RSVP deadline has passed, and nametags have been ordered.  If you need to make any changes to your guests’ check-in information, contact Mary Jo asap.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358-2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Chamber News

Monday Member Meet-up

Monday, January 14

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

Please join the Chamber to celebrate our new members Monday, January 14 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.

Countryside in the City

Elite Real Estate Group

Florette by Countryside

Joslyn’s Artisan Market

Little Venue of Carthage

Peck & Jen’s

Ron’s Powerwash

Sun Solar

Villas at Myers Park

Remember to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the 1st Quarter Prize valued at $100 from U.S. Bank. RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Expo & Home Show 2019 is Two-Thirds 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.

 

Upcoming Chamber Events

Jan 14 ▪ Monday Member Meet-up

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

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

 

Jan 14 ▪ Leads Group One meeting

2:30 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

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

 

Jan 15 ▪ “You Knock Our Socks Off” Award Presentation

10 a.m. ▪ Carthage Fire Department, 401 W. Chestnut

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

 

Jan 15 ▪ Marketing Committee meeting

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

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

 

Jan 16 ▪ Vision Carthage meeting

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

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

 

Jan 16 ▪ Chamber 101

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

Open to new and long-time members! For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Jan 16 ▪ Ambassadors’ quarterly meeting

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

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

 

Jan 17 ▪ Emerging Leaders (CEL) “Tiger Builders”

11 a.m.-1 p.m. ▪ R-9 Intermediate Center, Chapel/Fir Rd.

Optional $2.50 lunch.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Jan 18 ▪ “Casino Royale” Chamber Banquet 2019

5:45 p.m. ▪ CRM Auditorium, Highland & Clinton

RSVP deadline has passed, and nametags have been ordered.  If you need to make any changes to your guests’ check-in information, contact Mary Jo asap.  Parking and shuttle service at Carthage Nazarene.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Jan 23 ▪ “People You Need to Know” w/Felix Wright

11:30 a.m. ▪ First Christian Church Lighthouse, 801 S. Main

Open to Chamber members ages 21-40.  Cost $12* includes lunch.  RSVP by TOMORROW 1/15. For info, contact Mary Jo at 358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Jan 30 ▪ “Social Media for Business” Brown Bag Lunch

12-1 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

Free and open to all Chamber members, but only 2 spots left! For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Member News

Bristol Manor has openings in their Carthage independent living center. To tour the facility or for more information, call Mary Gregory at 417-358-9788.

 

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.

 

Jan 14 ▪ 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.

 

Jan 14-Mar 18 (weekly) ▪ Child-Parent Relationship Training

Mon 5:30 p.m. ▪ Central City Church, 783 S. Central City Rd., Joplin

Free and open to the public, childcare provided. Sponsored by Alliance of SW MO. For info, call 417-782-9899.

 

Jan 15 ▪ Child Welfare for Faith Communities

1-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU Criminal Justice Auditorium, 3950 Newman Rd., Joplin

Free and open to faith leaders and staff. Hosted by Rapha House, LifeChoices, and Children’s Center. For info, call 417‑621-0373.

 

Jan 15 ▪ Listening to Your Business

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

Cost $49/person, open to the public. For info, call 417‑625-3128.

 

Jan 16 ▪ 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.

 

Jan 16 ▪ 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.

 

Jan 17 ▪ LivePlan: Building a Business Plan

2-3:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd., Joplin

Cost $39/business, open to the public. For info, call 417‑625-3128.

 

Jan 18 ▪ Increasing Profitability through Data Analysis w/BizMiner

3-4 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd., Joplin

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

 

Jan 16 ▪ 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.

 

Jan 17 ▪ 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.

 

Jan 20 ▪ 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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