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January 7th, 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Jan 7 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of January 7, 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 News

LAST DAYS to Reserve your seat for the “Casino Royale” Banquet

Don’t miss one of Carthage community’s biggest celebrations!  Reserve your seat for the Chamber’s 2019 “Casino Royale” Banquet NO LATER THAN Thursday, January 10.  Tables of 10 are $360, and individual reservations are $40. 

If you have a reserved table, please send your guests’ nametag information (name & business affiliation) no later than this Thursday, as well.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358-2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Happy New Year & Best Wishes for 2019!!

Chamber News

“You Knock Our Socks Off” Member of the Month

Award Presentation

Tuesday, January 15

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

Join us to celebrate the December “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month Carthage Fire Department at 401 W. Chestnut, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15.  The Member of the Month Award is sponsored by Specialty Risk Insurance.

 

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 8 ▪ Banquet Committee meeting

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

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

 

Jan 9 ▪ Non-Profit Network meeting

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

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

 

Jan 10 ▪ DEADLINE for reservations to Banquet 2019

Tables of ten $360, individuals $40. For info, contact Mary Jo at 358‑2373 or mjlittle@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 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 18 ▪ “Casino Royale” Chamber Banquet 2019

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

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 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 8 spots left! For info, contact Neely at 358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Member News

LATEST PHONES FREE - 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.

 

Jan 7 ▪ Winter Reading Program begins (ages 0-17)

Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison

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

 

Jan 7 ▪ 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 8 ▪ Small Businesses are BIG Targets!

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. ▪ Carl Junction Chamber of Commerce, 303 N. Main

Cost $5 includes lunch, reservation required. For info, call 417‑649-8846.

 

Jan 8 ▪ QuickBooks Desktop: Utilization, Tips, and Tricks

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

Cost $79/person, open to the public. For info, call 417‑625-3128.

 

Jan 8 ▪ Caregiver Support Group

6 p.m. ▪ Oak Pointe of Carthage, 300 W. Airport Dr.

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-3355.

 

Jan 8 ▪ Carthage City Council

6:30 p.m. ▪ Carthage City Hall, 326 Grant

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-237-7000.

 

Jan 8 ▪ Thyroid & Fatigue: The Missing Link

6:30-8:30 p.m. ▪ Mythos, 1306 S. Rangeline Rd., Joplin

Free and open to the public, reservations required. Presented by Navitas Health & Wellness. For info, https://allowmefreelancing.lpages.co/05-navitas-jan-8-joplin-mo/.

 

Jan 9 ▪ 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 9 ▪ Caregiver Support Group

4 p.m. ▪ Mercy Hospital Carthage, 3125 Dr. Russell Smith Way

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-7201 or 417-359-8808.

 

Jan 9 ▪ Food, Faith & Fellowship

6 p.m. ▪ Faith Lutheran Church, 2134 Grand Ave.

Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-5059.

 

Jan 9 ▪ 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 10 ▪ Social Hour

10:45 a.m. ▪ Carthage Senior Center, 404 E. 3rd St.

Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace. For info, call 417-358-7201 or 417-358-4741.

 

Jan 10 ▪ Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

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

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

 

Jan 10 ▪ Monthly Gun Swap

5-7 p.m. ▪ Liberty Tree Guns, 530 W. Fir Rd., Ste C

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-358-5700.

 

Jan 10 ▪ 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 12 ▪ Card Party

10 a.m.-3 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd.

Cost $8.50 includes lunch, open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-7778.

 

Jan 12 ▪ K-12 Art Reception

1-5 p.m. ▪ MSSU Spiva Art Gallery, 3950 Newman Rd., Joplin

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417‑625-3128.

 

Jan 13 ▪ 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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