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Partner with Vision Carthage

Together we can make our community better.

At Vision Carthage, our mission is to make our community even better by promoting the revitalization and beautification of Carthage.

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What We Do

Community Betterment

Enhancing the well-being of residents and fostering social connections.

  • Façade Improvement Program

  • Restoration Carthage

  • Community Grant Assistance Program

Community Engagement

Engaging the community through events and and collaborating with volunteers.

  • Treats on the Square

  • Hometown Holidays Shopping Crawl

  • Sidewalk Sale

  • Vintage Vegas Casino Night

  • Garden in Bloom Garden Tour

  • Volunteer Group

Economic Development

Promoting and supporting economic vitality and growth in our community. 

  • Supporting local businesses

  • Historic Preservation in Downtown

  • Sidewalk and parking lot renovations

Community Beautification

Enriching and enhancing the community through art and nature. 

  • Big Dreams Grow in Carthage Mural

  • Griggs Park Mural

  • Maple Leaf Roundabout Sculpture

  • Hosting planting and clean-up days

  • Annual Carthage in Bloom contest 

  • Garden in Bloom Garden Tour

Make a Donation

Together we can make a difference in our community.

Visionary

$2500/year

Partner

$1000/year

Friend

$500/year

Donate Online

The success of Vision Carthage would not be possible without your continued support. If you love Carthage as much as we do, please consider making a donation to support our efforts in preserving & promoting downtown and beautifying Carthage.

Our Projects

Beautification & Revitalization

We work on many projects throughout the year focused on design and beautification efforts, as well as revitalization and historic preservation.

Big Dreams Grow in Carthage

by Andy Thomas

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Partner with us

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

- Margaret Mead

Upcoming Events

  • Downtown Clean Team
    Downtown Clean Team
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jun 27
    Carthage Historic Square (West Side)
    Jun 27, 2024, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Carthage Historic Square (West Side), 331 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Jun 27, 2024, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Carthage Historic Square (West Side), 331 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
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  • 2024 Carthage Summer Sidewalk Sale
    2024 Carthage Summer Sidewalk Sale
    Sat, Jul 27
    Carthage
    Jul 27, 2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Carthage, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Jul 27, 2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Carthage, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Shop and celebrate the summer season at the annual 2024 Carthage Summer Sidewalk Sale!
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  • Restoration Carthage Volunteer
    Restoration Carthage Volunteer
    Sat, Sep 28
    Carthage, MO
    Sep 28, 2024, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Carthage, MO, 1100 Oak St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Sep 28, 2024, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Carthage, MO, 1100 Oak St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
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Community Impact

"This weekend we saw what you and your team have done with the square, and it looks AMAZING!! Hope everyone checks it out SOON!"

Tim J

"Wowsa! The homes look great. Thanks to all who made this happen!"

Mary B

"Thank you for planting trees! We need lots of trees downtown!"

Tyla R

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Contact Us

221 W. 4th Street, Suite 15

Carthage, MO 64836

417-674-3328

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