Mark Your Calendars!
Downtown Events Committee Meeting – Tuesday, February 26th at 8:30 a.m. at our Chamber Office.
Board Meeting – Thursday, February 28th at 8:30 a.m. at our Chamber Office.
First Friday Coffee – Friday, March 1st from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at Neosho Cinema 6 at 1601 Malcolm Mosby Dr. See you there!
The Neosho Area Coalition invites you to an Informative Luncheon on Monday, February 25th from noon – 1:30 p.m. at The Civic. The Neosho Area Coalition strives to create an alcohol and drug free youth community through prevention, intervention and pro-social activities. Come find out more about how they are working toward a safer and healthier community for our future! RSVP to Crystal Ludiker at (417) 312-2622 or email@example.com.
Business & Industry Review
The 21st Annual Business & Industry Review is scheduled for March 15th & 16th at the Neosho High School Cafeteria. Show hours are Friday – 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. (Chamber Members Networking); 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (open to the public) and Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The theme is “21 and Always a Winner”. Please incorporate this theme in your booth! Booth colors are black and gold. Limited booth space is still available! Please place this event on your marquee!
Missouri’s Largest Garage Sale
If you plan to have a garage sale, please register your address for FREE at our website at http://neoshocc.com/content/events/neosho-city-wide-garage-sale/. Please encourage your family, friends and neighbors to register their garage sale! Neosho’s City-Wide Garage Sale will be Friday and Saturday, April 5th & 6th. This will be our 25th Anniversary! 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!
2013 Neosho Freeman Family YMCA Strong Kids Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon
The Neosho Freeman Family YMCA, a branch of the Tri-State Family YMCA, cordially invites you and a guest to attend its luncheon to benefit the 2013 Strong Kids Campaign on Tuesday, February 26th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at The Civic.
Pet Fair 2013
The City of Neosho will host their Annual Pet Fair on Saturday, March 2nd from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Lampo Community Center. They will have information on local pet services as well as tag and vaccinate our pets. Dr. Kent Findley will be offering discounted vaccinations, Faithful Friends Animal Advocates will be holding pet adoptions, and they will be tagging our four legged friends. For more information, call 451-8050.
Teen Challenge of the Four States – 4th Annual Business & Professional Person’s Breakfast
Teen Challenge of the Four States invites all chamber members to their 4th Annual Business & Professional Person’s Breakfast on Tuesday, March 5th at 7:30 a.m. at their campus at 18527 E. Hwy. 86. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast! Guest Speaker will be Jim Cummins, VP of Finance at Crowder College. RSVP by March 1st to firstname.lastname@example.org or 451-2980.
Methodist Men’s Potato Soup Benefit
Neosho United Methodist Men will host their annual potato soup fundraiser on Friday, March 15th in their church basement at 224 S. Wood. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and dinner from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The meal includes their famous potato soup, a dessert and drink. Adults are $4.00 each and children are $2.00 each with take- outs and deliveries are available. For more information, contact the church office at 451-2310. Proceeds from this fundraiser help fund their ministries in the church and the community. They greatly appreciate your support!
Encore Publishing will publish our 2013 City-County Map. This is the only map we distribute at our office, plus we send out to business prospects and also include it in our relocation packets. If you are interested in advertising, please contact DeDe at 850-4670 or Tammie at 629-7935.
American Legion Auxiliary – Women Veterans Tea
The American Legion Auxiliary invites all Women Veterans to a Tea on Sunday, March 17th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church at 1314 S. Oak Ridge Dr. Please RSVP by March 10th. For more information, contact Ellen Arnce at 451-4623 or Tina Walden at 417-214-9199.
Neosho Sprint Triathlon
Neosho Sprint Triathlon to benefit Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, sponsored by Freeman Health System and Prime Care Family Medicine, Dr. Craig Pendergrass will be held on Saturday, March 30th at 8:00 a.m. Swim 300 yards, Bike 13.5 miles, Run 3.1 miles. For registration, go to https://www.earlysignup.com/neosho. If you would like to volunteer, sponsor or have additional questions, please email email@example.com.
Art in the Park
The George Washington Carver National Monument will host Art in the Park on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Artists will conduct art workshops throughout the day. A “budding artists” area will feature natural dyes, painting color swatches and other children’s art activities. At 11:00 a.m. guest artist Lowell Davis from Carthage will provide a special presentation. Plan to attend this fun-filled day and be inspired by the beauty of nature captured in the artwork.
Safe Kids Day
The Newton County Health Department & the Alliance of Southwest Missouri will hold the annual “Safe Kids Day” event on Friday, May 3rd from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. on the Health Department parking lot at 812 W. Harmony. Parents will be able to get their children’s fingerprints & a photo id. There will be safety demonstrations, kid’s games, activities and lots of prizes & freebies. A $1.00 donation is requested for the photo id but there is no charge for most of the activities. Any business or organization that would like to participate may call the Newton County Health Department at 451-3743.
Neosho R-5 School District Character Education Program
The March Character Word for the Neosho R-5 School District Character Word on the Month is: “Courage” – being brave when faced with a difficult or scary situation and standing up for what you know is right and what you believe in. Please incorporate this in your business and place it on your marquee. Let’s show our Wildcat support!!