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May 13th, 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - May 13 2019

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of May 13, 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

Community Action Fair open to ALL

Monday, May 13

5-7 p.m. • Fair Acres Family YMCA, 2600 Grand Ave.

Presented by the Carthage Chamber of Commerce

Volunteer and Donor Event

Open to EVERYONE

Non-profit organizations and civic clubs will be on-hand to talk about:

What they do

How you can donate

Who can volunteer

How to get involved

Childcare for ages 10 & under provided by YMCA staff. Fee $2/child, pay at the door. Includes activities & snack.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Chamber News

Monday Member Meet-up

Monday, May 13

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

Please join the Chamber to celebrate our new members Monday, May 13 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.

Abundant Shine

Big Dog Boutique

Ryan Brock – Carthage Ford

Carthage Paddle Battle

Karsen Campbell - Community National Bank & Trust

Audy Pina and Asenath Hanshaw – Dr. Fly’s

Gordman’s

Jessica Allan – Guaranty Bank

Eryn and Ruby – Halo Salon

Jazmin Berry – Lillian James

McKinley Harris – Mercy

Morgan Coaching and Consulting

Tin Cup Bistro

Remember to drop your card in the fishbowl for your chance to win the 2nd Quarter Prize valued at $100. RSVP to Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Emerging Leaders

We still need CELs to help with the Community Action Fair. Sign up or just show up for setup 3-5 p.m., table hosting 5-7 p.m., or clean-up 7-8 p.m. For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Maple Leaf News

Maple Leaf 2019 PARADE Applications now available

Applications for the 2019 Maple Leaf Parade are NOW AVAILABLE!  Download your application packet at  www.CarthageMapleLeaf.com, or contact our office for an application.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417‑358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

Upcoming Chamber Events

May 13 ▪ Leads Group One meeting

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

For info, contact Neely at 417-358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.   

 

May 13 ▪ Community Action Fair

5-7 p.m. ▪ Fair Acres Family YMCA, 2600 Grand

Free and open to the public. Childcare available $2/child. For info, contact Mary Jo at 417-358‑2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

 

May 14 ▪ “You Knock Our Socks Off” Member of the Month Award Presentation

10:30 a.m. ▪ Maple Tree Terrace, 2510 Clinton

For info, contact Neely at 417-358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

May 15 ▪ Vision Carthage meeting

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

For info, contact Mark at 417-358‑2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

 

May 16 ▪ Board of Directors meeting

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

For info, contact Mark at 417-358‑2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

 

May 23 ▪ Business After Hours

4:30-6 p.m. ▪ Carthage Shrine Train Crew Barn, 2114 W. Mound

For info, contact Neely at 417-358‑2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

 

Member News

Front Page is celebrating Mother’s Day with 50% off women’s tops and pants and 25% off dresses and purses.  For info, call 417-359-9591. 

 

Workforce Investment Board of SW MO is seeking employers for their Open Air Job Fair on May 23 at Joplin Memorial Hall.  Free to employers and job seekers. For info, call 417‑540‑2765. 

 

Carthage Paddle Battle is still seeking teams from local businesses to build and race homemade rafts July 19 & 20 at Kellogg Lake.  For info, call 417-483-1614. 

 

Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre is in need of volunteers to help in the kitchen and dining room during their shows.  Volunteers get dinner and the show they work for free! For info, call 417-358-4300. 

 

Upcoming Member Events

Through May 16 ▪ Neosho Middle School Art Show

Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. ▪ Crowder College Longwell Museum, 601 Laclede

Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-455-5526.

 

Through May 19 ▪ “Conversations in Color” Painting 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.  Featuring Connie Miller. Underwritten by Schmidt Associates. For info, call 417-358-4404.

 

Through Oct 26 ▪ “Over Here & Over There: Carthage & Jasper County in WWI” Exhibit Opening

Tue-Sat 12-4 p.m. ▪ Powers Museum, 1617 Oak

Open to the public, admission by donation. For info, call 417‑237-0456.

 

May 14 ▪ Carthage Caring Communities Coalition meeting

12 noon ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison

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

 

May 14 ▪ Parent Café presented by Alliance of SW MO

5:30-8 p.m. ▪ First United Methodist Church, 617 S. Main

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

 

May 14 ▪ Caregiver Support Group

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

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

 

May 14 ▪ Carthage City Council meeting

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

Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

 

May 15 & 18 ▪ Carthage Farmers Market

Opens 7 a.m. ▪ north side of the Carthage Square

Open to the public. Presented by Carthage True Value Hardware. For info, call 417‑358-3579.

 

May 15 ▪ 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.

 

May 15 ▪ 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.

 

May 16 ▪ 27th Annual Tournament of Miracles Golf Scramble

8 a.m & 1:30 p.m. ▪ Peoria Ridge Golf Course, Miami OK

Open to the public. Benefits Freeman Children’s Miracle Network. For info, call 417‑347-4622.

 

May 16 ▪ 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.

 

May 17 ▪ Carthage Rotary Club Scholarship Golf Tournament

11:45 a.m. ▪ Carthage Municipal Golf Course, 2000 Richard Webster Dr.

$300/4-person team. Open to the public. For info, call 417‑237-7030.

 

May 17-18 ▪ Freeman Joplin Memorial Run (5K, 10K, half marathon)

5/17 12-7 p.m., 5/18 6:30 a.m. ▪ Joplin Memorial Hall, 202 W. 8th St

Open to the public. For info, find on Facebook.com/joplinmemorialrun.

 

May 17-19 ▪ Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

Fri & Sat 6 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, ages 6-12 $12, 5 & under free. For info, call 417-358-9665.

 

May 18 ▪ All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry

5:30 p.m. ▪ Carthage Shrine Train Crew Barn, 2114 W. Mound

Adults $10, kids 10 & under free. Open to the public. Cash bar, silent auction. For info, call 417-317-0609.

 

May 18 ▪ Candlelight Yoga w/Chocolate & Cheese

7-8 p.m. ▪ Yoga 4U, 227 E. 3rd St.

$12/person, two $20. Wine sharing 8 p.m. Open to the public.  For info, call 417‑437-2389.

 

May 19 ▪ Photos for a Cause to benefit Meals on Wheels

1-4 p.m. ▪ Carthage Senior Center, 404 W. 3rd St.

Session $25, open to the public.  Families and pets welcome. Rain date: June 2. For info, call 417‑358-4741.

 

May 19 ▪ 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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