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October 29th, 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly) - Oct 29 2018

Spotlight on Carthage (Weekly edition) - Week of October 29, 2018 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 Treats on the Square Wednesday, October 31 3-5 p.m. ▪ Carthage square Free and open to the public. For info, contact Neely at 417 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Chamber News Chamber “Casino Royale” Banquet 2019 Past Banquet Sponsors…deadline is THIS THURSDAY Sponsorships are still available for the 2019 Chamber Banquet and start at just $200. Check out the 2019 sponsorship opportunities on our website. Returning sponsors only have until Thursday, November 1 to reserve their same sponsorship as last year. After November 1, all sponsorships become first-come, first-reserved. Final sponsor deadline is December 17. Event is scheduled for Friday, January 18 and will have a Casino Royale theme. Contact Mary Jo for details, 417-358-2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com. “Casino Royale” Business Expo & Home Show 2019 Register today for the 2019 Business Expo & Home Show. The show, scheduled for March 8 & 9, is more than half sold out so don’t delay. For info, contact Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Upcoming Chamber Events Oct 31 ▪ Treats on the Square 3-5 p.m. ▪ downtown Carthage square For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Nov 6 ▪ Banquet Committee meeting 4 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison For info, contact Mary Jo at 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com. Nov 8 ▪ Maple Leaf Committee wrap-up meeting 3 p.m. ▪ Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison For info, contact Mary Jo at 358 2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com. Nov 8 ▪ Business After Hours 4:30-6 p.m. ▪ Carthage Health & Rehab, 1901 S. Buena Vista For info, contact Neely at 358 2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com. Upcoming Member Events Through Nov 18 ▪ “Art of Quilting” Fiber Exhibition Fri & Sat 12-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. ▪ artCentral, 1110 E. 13th St. Free and open to the public, donations welcome. Underwritten by Edward Jones Financial Advisors. Opening reception 10/5 6 p.m. For info, call 417 358 4404. Through Dec 3 ▪ Nordic Semester MSSU, 3950 Newman Rd. Open to the public, many events offered at no charge. Find events and details at www.mssu.edu/academics/international-studies/themed-semester. For info, call 417-625-9736. Oct 29 ▪ Bi Lingual Story Time 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. Oct 29 ▪ Parkinson’s Support Group 11:15 a.m. ▪ Fair Acres Family YMCA, 2600 Grand. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace. For info, call 417 358-7201. Oct 30 ▪ Employer Panel 9-10:30 a.m. & 12:30-2 p.m. ▪ Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho For info, call 417 455-5618. Oct 30 ▪ Car Seat Basics Workshop 2-3:30 p.m. ▪ Alliance of SW MO, 1027 S. Main, Joplin Free and open to the public. For info, call 417 782-9899. Oct 30 ▪ Analyzing & Managing Cash Flow 2:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd. Cost $59 per person. For info, call 417 625-3128. Oct 31 & Nov 3 ▪ Carthage Farmers’ Market Opens 7:30 a.m. ▪ historic Carthage square Wed & Sat, April-October weather permitting. Coordinated by Carthage True Value Hardware. For info, call 417 358-3579. Oct 31 ▪ Trick-or-Treat Trail 8 a.m.-6 p.m. ▪ 10 participant locations Sponsored by Community National Bank & Trust, Big Ben’s BBQ, Domino’s, Halo Salon, Maple Tree Terrace, Peck & Jen’s Frozen Custard, Premier Auto Sales, Race Brothers Farm & Home, Specialty Risk Insurance, and Schmidt Associates. For info, call 417 237-0096. Oct 31 ▪ English Story Time 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. Oct 31 ▪ Food Truck Friday Encore: Halloween Food Truck or Treat 12-7 p.m. ▪ Central Park, 714 S. Garrison Open to the public. For info, visit facebook.com/events/2302826703284934. Oct 31 ▪ Truck or Treat 5:30 p.m. ▪ First Christian Church Lighthouse, 801 S. Main Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-358-4044. Oct 31 ▪ 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. Nov 1 ▪ Networking 101 12-1 p.m. ▪ MSSU Student Center, 3950 Newman Rd. Volunteers needed. For info, call 417 625-9343. Nov 1 ▪ Developing a Digital Marketing Road Map 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. ▪ Carl Junction Chamber of Commerce, 303 N. Main Free and open to the public. Presented by MSSU SBTDC. For info, call 417 649 8846. Nov 1 ▪ QuickBooks Desktop: Utilization, Tips, and Tricks 1:30-4:30 p.m. ▪ MSSU SBTDC, 3950 Newman Rd. Cost $79 per person. For info, call 417 625-3128. Nov 1 ▪ 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. Nov 3 ▪ 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. Nov 3 ▪ Card Party 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd. Cost $8.50 w/lunch, open to the public. For info, call 417-358-7778. Nov 3 ▪ 70th Anniversary Open House Celebration 12-4 p.m. ▪ Carthage Humane Society, 13860 Dog Kennel Ln. Free and open to the public. For info, call 417-358-6402. Nov 3 & 4 ▪ Turkey Shoot 12-5 p.m. ▪ Carthage VFW Post 2590, 16759 Inca Rd. (Hwy 171/Oak St.) Open to the public. For info, call 417-358-1657. Nov 3 ▪ Team Trivia Challenge 6:30 p.m. ▪ Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd. Tickets $10/person, open to the public. For info, call 417-358-4300. Nov 4 ▪ 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. Chamber members, if your Event is missing from this list, email Mary Jo at mjlittle@carthagechamber.com! Are you getting your Chamber Text Alerts? Sign up for text reminders about networking, events & Chamber news! Text CARTHAGE to 417-356-3157 to subscribe. Powered by txtfyre. Standard text messaging rates apply. *Cancellations will be refunded ONLY IF cancellation is received more than 24 hours before start of event. Substitutions are allowed.

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