Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce
What’s Happening the Week of 2/13/12
P.O. Box 605 · 216 West Spring Street · Neosho, MO 64850 · 417-451-1925
Mark Your Calendars!
Expansion Award – Monday, February 13that 11:00 a.m. at TH Rogers Lumber Company at 300E. Main.
Ribbon Cutting – Tuesday, February 15that 10:30 a.m. for Suzie Crossno – Great Health Now at our Chamber Office.
Board Meeting – Thursday, February 16that 8:30 a.m. at our Chamber Office.
Ribbon Cutting / Expansion Award – Thursday, February 16that 10:30 a.m. at Freeman Neosho Hospital – Emergency Department at 113 W. Hickory.
Grand Opening / Open House / Ribbon Cutting – Thursday, February 16that 5:00 p.m. at Outbound Technologies at 123 E. Main. Come welcome them at their new location and enjoy snacks and beverages!
“Eggs & Issues” Legislative Forum hosted by the Carthage Chamber – Friday, February 17that 10:15 a.m. at the Grace Point Assembly of God Church at 1605 S. Banker Blvd. – Carthage. This is a great opportunity to meet our state legislators and hear what is happening in Jefferson City. Cost is $8 per person. RSVP to Mary Jo at email@example.com.
Your Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Office will be closed Monday, February 20thin observance of Presidents’ Day.
Business After Hours
Undercliff Grill & Bar and Your Net Working will co-sponsor our next Business After Hours on Tuesday, February 21stfrom 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Undercliff Grill & Bar at 6385 Old Hwy. 71 – Joplin. Come and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages and enjoy a fun evening and network with your fellow Chamber Members! RSVP by Tuesday, February 14th. Make plans to attend!
Employer of the Month
February’s Employer of the Month is Four States Dental Care. Please congratulate Dr. Dale Kunkel and his staff!
Business & Industry Review
The 20th Annual Business & Industry Review is scheduled for March 16th & 17th at the Neosho High School Cafeteria. Show hours are Friday – 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Business to Business) and Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Open to the public). The theme is “Roaring 20’s” (Celebrating 20 Years of the Business & Industry Review). Please incorporate this theme in your booth! Booth colors are black and gold.
Health of our Local Business
The Newton County Health Department is conducting a quick and simple survey about the smoking policies of local business. They seek to promote tobacco prevention use awareness. Please click on the link provided. Your participation is greatly appreciated. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PKM7N38
Missouri’s Largest Garage Sale
Neosho’s City-Wide Garage Sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th. This year’s event will be held the second Saturday in April because the first weekend is Easter.This annual event draws large crowds of bargain hunters to Neosho, so whether you’re buying or selling, mark your calendars and be ready for a busy day!
Coffee with Carver
George Washington Carver National Monument invites you to attend Coffee with Carver on Thursday, February 16that 10:00 a.m. inside their visitor center. February’s conversation is The Tie That Binds, a look at the influence of Mariah Watkins on young George Washington Carver’s Christian faith. This program is free of charge.
Petfinder Shelter Challenge
Don’t forget to vote in the Petfinder Shelter Challenge for the Faithful Friends Animal Advocates. They are currently 3rd in the state right now! Vote for them daily at http://www.theanimalrescuesite.com/clickToGive/shelterchallenge.faces.
Bright Futures is a model of support and communication that allows communities and schools to identify student needs and match those needs with existing resources in the community. Sign-up to receive text messages and/or emails when there is a need from Bright Futures at www.brightfuturesneosho.org/signup.html. Visit their website to keep up with their news!
“Pay the Day” Promotion at the YMCA
The Neosho Freeman Family YMCA is offering a pay the day joining fee special throughout the month of February. Those interested in joining the Neosho Freeman Family Y will have the membership joiner fee adjusted according to the day they join. For more information, call 455-9999.
Neosho R5 Schools Preschool and Kindergarten Screenings
Neosho R5 Schools Preschool and Kindergarten Screenings will be offered March through April 2012 at the PAT office at Field School located at 302 Smith Ave. Eligibility requirements: Preschool – child must be four years old before August 1st, 2012; Kindergarten – child must be five years old before August 1st, 2012. Schedule your appointment by calling 451-8632 beginning February 1st.
Did you know that the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce has a Facebook page? Please LIKE our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/neoshocc!
Happy Valentine’s Day!