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January 28th, 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Jan 28 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of January 28, 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

Social Media for Business Brown Bag Lunch SOLD OUT

Wednesday, January 30

Noon-1:00 p.m. ▪ Carthage Chamber conference room, 402 S. Garrison

Pack a brown bag lunch and join Neely to learn how to use social media for business! Please RSVP to Neely to be placed on the waiting list at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

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

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

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

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

 

Feb 1 ▪ Public Policy meeting

11:30 a.m. ▪ Mother Road Coffee, 325 S. Main

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

 

Jan 28 ▪ 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 28 ▪ Parkinson’s Support Group

11:15 a.m. ▪ Fair Acres Family YMCA, 2600 Grand

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace and Visiting Angels. For info, call 417-358-7201.

 

Jan 28 ▪ Car Seat Basics Workshop

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

Free and open to the public, registration required.  For info, call 417‑782‑9899.

 

Jan 28 & 29 ▪ Auditions for “The Game’s Afoot” Whodunit

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

Needed: 5 women and 3 men. Show dates: Mar 22-24 & 29-31.  For info, call 417‑358-4300.

 

Jan 29 ▪ Happy Birthday Jasper County (1841)

 

Jan 29 ▪ Rural Strong: Powering Rural Small Business

3-4 p.m. ▪ Joplin Chamber of Commerce Training & Tech Center, 420 Grand

Free and open to the public. Presented by USDA, SBA, and MSSU SBTDC representatives. For info, call 417-625-3128.

 

Jan 30 ▪ 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 30 ▪ 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 31 ▪ 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 1-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 1 ▪ First Friday Gospel Singing

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

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

 

Feb 1-3 & 8-10 ▪ “Four Weddings and An Elvis” Comedy

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 2 ▪ Walk with a Doc

9 a.m. ▪ Mercy Hospital Joplin, 100 Mercy Way

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417‑556-2260.

 

Feb 2 ▪ All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

9 a.m. ▪ Shrine Crew Train Barn, 2114 W. Mound St.

Cost $7/person, open to the public. For info, call 417‑317-0609.

 

Feb 3 ▪ 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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