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Help Us Build a Stronger Community

At Vision Carthage, our mission is to make our community even better. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community betterment, revitalization, community engagement, and beautification efforts in Carthage, Missouri. Together, we work to ensure that Carthage remains a vibrant and thriving community for generations to come.

What We Do

Community Betterment
Economic Revitalization
Community Engagement
Community Beautification
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Current Projects

Our projects are focused on revitalizing local businesses, beautifying our historic downtown district, encouraging community engagement, and enhancing our community through art and nature. Together, we work to ensure that Carthage remains a vibrant and thriving community for generations to come.

Annual Events

Our event calendar is typically full! Vision Carthage contributes to the community with free events, promotional events, and fundraising events throughout the year to showcase our unique and beautiful town!

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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

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

Upcoming Events

  • Downtown Clean Team
    Downtown Clean Team
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 25
    Carthage Historic Square (West Side)
    Jul 25, 2024, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Carthage Historic Square (West Side), 331 S Main St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Jul 25, 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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  • Treats on the Square
    Treats on the Square
    Wed, Jul 31
    Carthage Square
    Jul 31, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Carthage Square, 301-399 Grant St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
    Jul 31, 2024, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Carthage Square, 301-399 Grant St, Carthage, MO 64836, USA
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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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