Posts tagged Crowder College
Posts tagged Crowder College
E Conference Committee Meeting – Monday, January 23rdat 3:00 p.m. at the Newton Hall Conference Room at Crowder College.
Ribbon Cutting / New Member Welcome – Tuesday, January 24that 9:30 a.m. for P&J’s Taxicab at our Chamber Office. Please come and welcome them to our Chamber Membership!
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). Our Board of Directors has decided to change Friday evening to a “Business to Business Networking” which will be open to the Business Community / Chamber Members and Saturday open to the public. Booths are still available! If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Shana at our Chamber Office. Booth colors are black and gold.
First Friday Coffee
Friends of the Neosho National Fish Hatchery will host February’s First Friday Coffee on Friday, February 3rdfrom 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at the Neosho National Fish Hatchery Visitors Center. Mark your calendars to attend!
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!
Hermann Jaeger, Ozark Grape Hunter: Saving European Vineyards in the Late 19th Century
The Crowder College Longwell Museum will host Hermann Jaeger, Ozark Grape Hunter: Saving European Vineyards in the Late 19th Century. The exhibit will be on display January 23rd – February 10th. This is a historical and scientific exhibit about Hermann Jaeger, the naturalist, grape breeder, and viticulturist of Neosho, whose wild and hybrid grapes helped Europe recover from an economic disaster during the 19th century. The museum hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. For more information, call 455-5470.
Core Ensemble Performs Chamber Music Theatre Work Celebrating Harlem Renaissance
On Tuesday, January 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Elsie Plaster Community Center at Crowder College, you are invited to attend a new sort of performance and it is coming from New York City produced by the Core Ensemble. It will be presented by a group known as OF EBONY EMBERS. They will present vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance. This is a chamber music theatre work for music trio and a solo actor exploring the lives of poets Langston Hughes, Claude McKay and Countee Cullen and visual artist Aaron Douglas during the vibrant time of the Harlem Renaissance. Admission is free!
Bright Futures Neosho Bowling Tournament Fundraiser
Bright Futures Neosho will host a Bowling Tournament Fundraiser on Friday, January 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Edgewood Bowl at 2811 Gardner Edgewood Dr. Cost is $25/person or $100 for a 4 person team. Register by Wednesday, January 25th! For more information and to register your team, contact Brian Cook at 451-8600, ext. 1162.
Sweet Arts Gala
The Neosho Arts Council will host their Sweet Arts Gala on Saturday, February 4that 6:00 p.m. at The Civic. This will be a semi-formal dinner, cash bar, auction and dance. Cost is $40 per person. For more information, call 451-2885.
The Grotto Art Gallery
The Grotto Art Gallery will host a Sneak Preview of the Art to be auctioned during the Sweet Arts Gala on Saturday, January 28thfrom 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Artwork will be on display at the Gallery during the month of January. Our area’s finest artists are contributing to this event! Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres.
School Board Appreciation Week – January 23rd – 29th
The Neosho R-5 School District encourages you to honor the dedicated service of our School Board during “School Board Appreciation Week” – January 23rd – 29th. Please place an appreciative message on your marquee!
Petfinder Shelter Challenge
Don’t forget to vote in the Petfinder Shelter Challenge for the Faithful Friends Animal Advocates. They are currently 2nd 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.
YMCA Strong Kids Campaign
Neosho Freeman Family YMCA is selling trees with half the proceeds going to the Y Strong Kids Campaign. Trees for sale: White Dogwood, Eastern Redbud, Yoshino Flowering Cherry, Newport Flowering Plum, Autumn Blaze Maple and Japanese Maple. Trees range from $20-$35. For an additional $5 per tree, they will plant it for you! Don’t need a tree – buy a tree to donate to Joplin! For more information or to order, contact Johanna at 455-9999.
Take Down Hunger
Bright Futures volunteers are accepting donations for the Food for Thought backpack program! Each week the Food For Thought program provides some essential items to students over the weekends. Items needed: V8 juice (5.5 oz.), Vienna sausages, single serving ravioli with pop-top lid. Please bring items to the Basketball Game on February 3rd. Items may also be dropped off at these locations: Boulevard Bank, Cornerstone Bank of Goodman, Parks Insurance and PriceCutter.
11th Annual Christopher Foundation Gospel Celebration
The 11th Annual Christopher Foundation Gospel Celebration will be held on Saturday, February 4that First Baptist Church. A chili/hotdog supper and silent auction begins at 5:00 p.m.; singing at 6:00 p.m. There is no charge for this event, but a love offering will be accepted. For more information, contact Cathy at 451-1434 or 389-4415.
“Eggs & Issues” Legislative Forum
The Carthage Chamber will host an “Eggs & Issues” Legislative Forum on Friday, February 17that 10:15 a.m. at the Grace Point Assembly of God Church at 1605 S. Baker Blvd. – Carthage. Mark your calendars and be watching for more details!