Dec
31
Mon
Deadline for Business Expo Early Registration
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline for Early Registration for 2019 CJ Business Expo

Deadline for CJACC Annual Membership Dues
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm
Jan
5
Sat
CJ Lion’s Club Community Breakfast 7-10am @ CJ Community Center
Jan 5 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Jan
8
Tue
Small Businesses are Big Targets – $5 Lunch & Learn @ CJ Community Center
Jan 8 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Small Businesses are Big Targets!
Tuesday, January 8, 11:45 – 1 pm, Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main.
Presented by NeoTech Solutions.

Small Business is now the #1 target of cyber terrorists around the globe.  In this presentation we will discuss the cyber threats that are focusing on small business and discuss the best ways to keep your system, your business and your money safe. Utilizing his 30+ years of computer industry experience and consulting, President David Endicott will focus on the latest information technology for how to protect you and your business from cyber threats.
Cost: $5 lunch.
Reservation required. Seating is limited.
RSVP: Martha@CarlJunctionCC.com

Jan
17
Thu
Minute to Win It – Speed Networking @ CJ Community Center
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Minute to Win It” Speed Networking
Thursday, January 17, 11-1 pm,
Carl Junction Community Center,
303 N. Main.

Presented by CJ Chamber’s Business Development Groups

Join us for an action-packed afternoon of speed networking with your fellow CJACC members! Learn how you can cross-promote your business with other members to bring in more customers.  Bring your business cards and your “elevator speech” to make one-on-one connections.  Don’t have an elevator speech? We’ll help you develop one!
Cost: $5 lunch.
Reservation required.
Seating is limited.
RSVP:
Martha@CarlJunctionCC.com

1938 Brickhouse Ribbon Cutting & Happy Hour @ 605B Fir Road, Carl Junction
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
24
Thu
Business Exit Planning for Dummies @ CJ Community Center
Jan 24 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

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Business Exit Planning for Dummies
Thursday, January 24
11:45 – 1 pm
Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main
Presented by Attorney Chris Dumm

Find out:
Basic elements of an exit strategy or succession plan

The one question that answers, “How sellable is your business?”
The primary driver is business value
Why 75% of businesses never sell
Four things that will severely devalue a business

Cost: $5 lunch.
Reservations required. Seating is limited.
RSVP: Martha@CarlJunctionCC.com

Jan
31
Thu
DEADLINE: Business Expo Advertising
Jan 31 all-day
Feb
7
Thu
FIRST THURSDAY NETWORKING MEETING @ Carl Junction Community Center
Feb 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

First Thursday Breakfast
Network, Trade Referrals & Exchange Leads!
A great time to promote your business and network with other chamber members! 

Feb
14
Thu
Get Fired Up for the Expo! @ Carl Junction Community Center
Feb 14 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Business Expo season is upon us and what better way to prepare than attending
a DAN CHIODO LUNCH & LEARN, “GET FIRED UP FOR THE EXPO!”

This fast paced workshop will offer tips on how to make your presence at any EXPO or trade show stand out.

Find out how, Thursday, February 14th from 11:45 – 1:30, in the Media Room at the CJ Community Center, 303 N. Main.

Lunch is $5.00 and the workshop is being underwritten by BRAD McINTYRE EDWARD JONES.

Seating is limited!

Please RSVP to martha@carljuncitoncc.com or the Chamber office 417-649-8846.

 

Mar
1
Fri
Business to Business Mixer @ Carl Junction Chamber Office
Mar 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
2
Sat
Carl Junction Business Expo – March 2, 2019 @ Carl Junction Community Center
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

AIRE INTERNET and the Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce present “Disco Expo Inferno” on March 1-2.

Friday night’s “Business to Business Mixer” is open to the business community from 5:30-8 pm (adults only)
at the Carl Junction Chamber office, 205 N. Main. 


On Saturday, the Expo runs from 9-2 pm at the Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main, featuring over 60 vendors.

Attractions include Christi Leonard Dance Academy, DJ Steve Scott and much more!

Big giveaways for Saturday include an Echo Show, an Atari Flashback Gold Deluxe with 120 games and a Special Edition Legends Flashback Deluxe with 50 games.

Cost is FREE with free shuttle service.

GOLD SPONSORS:

CJ PHARMACY

CENTRAL PET CARE

JOPLIN FLOOR DESIGN

JOPLIN SUPPLY

JUST CALL JO TEAM

KOAM/FOX

KODE/KSN

NEOTECH SOLUTIONS

S&S COMPUTERS

SHOWME THE OZARKS MAGAZINE

SOUTHWEST MISSOURI BANK

STONES CORNER PHARMACY

A limited number of booths are still available.
For more information call 417-649-8846 or visit CarlJunctioncc.com.

 

Mar
14
Thu
How to Tackle Social Media Like a Pro @ CJ Community Center
Mar 14 @ 11:45 am – 1:45 pm

How to Tackle Social Media Like a Pro – Lunch & Learn
March 14, CJ Community Center
11:45 – 1:30 pm
Cost: $5 for lunch 

Stealth Creative will walk through the key aspects of the best channels for businesses, including audiences, users, pros and cons, and the differences of each. Next they’ll dive into more tactical aspects, including adding cover photos, bios, profile pictures and best practices for creating posts.  You’ll walk away with clearer insight into which channels will work best for your business and ideas for the types of posts that will resonate with your customers as well as a better understanding of how to use key platforms, including Instagram.

Presenters: Laura Maly, VP, Marketing Strategy & Social Media, and Jill Tanner, Social Media Specialist will be traveling from Stealth’s HQ in St. Louis, MO, to give this exciting, information filled workshop.  You don’t want to miss it! 

Apr
4
Thu
Carl Junction Community Awards Banquet @ Butcher Block Event Center
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm

Carl Junction Community and Education Awards Banquet

April 4, 2019
Butcher’s Block Event Center
499 W. Fountain Road, Joplin

5:30 pm – Cocktails, 6:30 pm – Dinner & Awards

DJ Steve Scott
KOAM/FOX Photo booth,
Silent Auction, 50/50 Pot

 

Tickets are $25 per person

>> Click Here to Purchase Tickets <<

Apr
11
Thu
Meet & Greet New ED, Ashley Butcher @ CJ Chamber Office
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


THURSDAY, APRIL 11TH 

MEET & GREET OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ASHLEY BUTCHER.

4-6pm AT THE CJ CHAMBER OFFICE, 205 N. MAIN STREET

Apr
17
Wed
Crash Course on CPR
Apr 17 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

CRASH COURSE ON CPR

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH

CPR CERTIFICATION CLASS LUNCH & LEARN

11:45-1pm CARL JUNCTION POLICE DEPARTMENT COURT ROOM
302 N. MAIN CJ, MO
$5.00 FOR LUNCH

CALL OR EMAIL MARTHA AT THE CHAMBER OFFICE TO RESERVE SPOT
649-8846
Martha@CarlJunctioncc.com.

 

Apr
23
Tue
EL GUAPO’S After Hours Event
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

EL GUAPO’S AFTER HOURS EVENT

TUESDAY, APRIL 23
5:30-8:00pm

532 S.JOPLIN STREET, JOPLIN MO 

Apr
27
Sat
Spring City Wide Sale
Apr 27 all-day

Carl Junction Spring City Wide Sale
April 27, 2019

Register your items for sale HERE

Or

View the map and sale listings HERE

 

May
2
Thu
FIRST THURSDAY NETWORKING MEETING @ Carl Junction Community Center
May 2 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

First Thursday Breakfast
Network, Trade Referrals & Exchange Leads!
A great time to promote your business and network with other chamber members! 

May
3
Fri
CJ Chamber Golf Tournament @ Briarbrook Golf Course
May 3 all-day

3rd Annual Golf Tournament, 1:00 pm Briarbrook Country Club


Who is ready to spend the afternoon of May 3 playing Golf?
The CJ Golf Tournament is this Friday!

With 22, 4 person teams, this is sure to be a great event located at Briarbrook Golf Course.

Registration will begin at 11, lunch being served at 11:30 (Catered by Granny Shaffer’s), Shot Gun Start at 1PM.

We look forward to a fun day with everyone.

Higher Vision Ribbon Cutting
May 3 @ 9:30 am

Ribbon Cutting for Higher Vision
May 3rd at 9:30am

407 S Pennsylvania Avenue, Joplin

 

The Higher Vision team will be having a Ribbon Cutting, May 3, 2019 @ 9:30am.
Location: 407 S. Pennsylvania Ave, Joplin

Binky Guy Textiles Ribbon Cutting
May 3 @ 4:30 pm


May 3 – Ribbon Cutting for Binky Guy Textiles
4:30 pm, 315 S. Cox, Joplin 

May
4
Sat
City Wide Cleanup
May 4 all-day
Recycle Four States (Shredding & Recycling Event)
May 4 all-day
May
7
Tue
CPR Certification Lunch & Learn
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

CPR CERTIFICATION LUNCH & LEARN
OSHA recommends, that every workplace include one or more employees who are trained and certified in first aid, including CPR… Chase Kraft will present a CPR CERTIFICATION LUNCH & LEARN, May 7th from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

The class will be held in the Court Room in the Carl Junction Police Department, 302 N. Main Street, Carl Junction.

In order to be certified, there will be a $20.00 fee and there is a limit of 12 participants.

For more information and to register for the class and the $5.00 lunch,
please call or email Martha at the Chamber office, 417-649-8846, martha@carljunctioncc.com.

May
13
Mon
Power of Play Ground-Breaking Ceremony @ Carl Junction Schools 2-6 Playground
May 13 @ 10:15 am

Ground-Breaking Ceremony
May 13th 
10:15am

Carl Junction Schools
2-6 Playground
201 S Verbryck, Carl Junction

May
22
Wed
Veterans Summit 2019
May 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

 Veterans Summit 2019
May 22nd, 2019 – 8:00-10:00am

Veterans Business Round Table
North End Zone, MSSU 

 

 

Ribbon Cutting for Stone’s Corner Pharmacy
May 22 @ 2:00 pm

Ribbon Cutting
3201 McClelland Blvd,
Joplin
2:00pm


May
23
Thu
Top 3 Mistakes in Estate Planning Lunch & Learn
May 23 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

May 23, 2019
11:45am – 1:00pm
4000 S. Range Line Road, Joplin

Many of us fail to put a plan in place.
And those who do have a plan often make mistakes that can lead to family and financial problems down the road.
Lawyer Christopher W. Dumm will weigh in on what he sees as the biggest mistakes people make
with estate planning on May 23 from 11:45-1 pm at his office, 4000 S. Range Line Road, Joplin.

RSVP to: Martha@CarlJunctioncc.com

 

Jun
6
Thu
FIRST THURSDAY NETWORKING MEETING
Jun 6 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

First Thursday Breakfast
Network, Trade Referrals & Exchange Leads!
A great time to promote your business and network with other chamber members!