Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce
What’s Happening the Week of 1/7/13
P.O. Box 605 · 216 West Spring Street · Neosho, MO 64850 · 417-451-1925
Mark Your Calendars!
Free Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, January 6th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Lampo Building.
Membership Services Committee Meeting – Tuesday, January 8th at 9:00 a.m. at our Chamber Office. If you are interested in planning and organizing seminars and events for our membership, please come to this meeting!
Employer of the Month
Congratulations to Kelly & Compton CPA’s, January’s Employer of the Month!
Congratulations to the following Leadership Neosho 2013 participants! What a great class! They, along with their sponsors will attend a Kick-Off Luncheon next Tuesday, sponsored by Community Bank & Trust. Classes begin January 15th with a Leadership Workshop lead by Dr. Kent Farnsworth. Participants: Brandi Bogle – Boulevard Bank, Paul Clark – Clark Funeral Home, Tim Crawley – R-5 School District, Blake Hierholzer – Clark Funeral Home, Nora Houdyshell – City of Neosho, Tressia Kelly – Arvest Bank, Michelle Moore – Community Bank & Trust, Casey Owens – Crowder College, Melissa Patterson – First Community Bank, Jason Poe – Community Bank & Trust, Angela Thomas – Angela’s Salon & Day Spa, and Jared Vansandt – Ozark Business Systems.
Clean Air Conference
The Environmental Task Force of Jasper and Newton Counties will host a Clean Air Conference on Tuesday, January 15th from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the Cornell Auditorium, Robert W. Plaster Enterprise Center on the Missouri Southern State University Campus. Recent air quality monitoring values for ozone indicate levels that exceed the current EPA standards for our area. Continuing to exceed these air quality standards may result in mandatory requirements and could have regional implications that affect development, industry and residents. For more information, contact Dan Pekarek at (417) 623-6122.
Coffee with Carver
George Washington Carver National Monument will host “Coffee with Carver” on Thursday, January 17th at 10:00 a.m. inside their visitor center. January’s conversation is the Usefulness of All Things. A park ranger will give a short talk showing examples of how George Washington Carver found value and beauty in common materials.
2nd Annual Bright Futures Neosho Bowling Tournament
Bright Futures Neosho will host their 2nd Annual Bowling Tournament on Friday, January 18th at 6:00 p.m. at Edgewood Bowl at 2811 Gardner Edgewood Dr. Teams of 4 are $120 ($30 per person). Limited to 12 teams so register early! Traveling trophy awarded to the winning team along with prizes for Team Spirit so be creative with your team attire and be prepared to have fun! For more information, call 451-8600, ext. 1163.
Job Fest 2013
The Workforce Investment Board will host Job Fest 2013 on Tuesday, January 29th from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Joplin. For more information, visit www.workforcezone.com/jobfest.
Sweet Arts Gala
The Neosho Arts Council will host their Sweet Arts Gala Dinner, Dance & Auction on Saturday, February 4th at 6:00 p.m. at The Civic. Tickets are $50 per person. Tables of eight are $400 (10% early bird discount, $360, applies to tables purchased by January 18th! Make checks payable to Neosho Arts Council, PO Box 605, Neosho. For more information, call 451-2885.
Business & Industry Review
The 21st Annual Business & Industry Review is scheduled for March 15th & 16th at the Neosho High School Cafeteria. If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Shana at our Chamber Office.