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Past Event – Leggett & Platt United Way Fall Festival

Carthage, Missouri – The 2nd Annual Leggett & Platt United Way Fall Festival will be held Saturday, October 4, 2014. This festival features craft booths, good food, good music, and lots of fun.

Mark your calendar now . . . we’ll have more details as they become available.

Leggett & Platt’s long-standing partnership with United Way helps local chapters provide emergency relief, medical training, family assistance and other vital services to our community.

About Leggett & Platt:

Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) is a diversified manufacturer (and member of the S&P 500) that conceives, designs, and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Leggett & Platt serves a broad suite of customers that comprise a “Who’s Who” of U.S. manufacturers and retailers. The 130-year-old company (founded in 1883) is made of 20 business units, 18,000 employee-partners, and 130 facilities located  in 17 countries. Leggett & Platt is North America’s leading independent manufacturer of: a) components for residential furniture and bedding; b) components for office furniture; c) drawn steel wire; d) automotive seat support and lumbar systems; e) carpet underlay; f) adjustable beds; and g) bedding industry machinery for wire forming, sewing, and quilting.

About United Way:

United Way is a worldwide movement of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 41 countries and territories. It advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health – the building  blocks for a good quality life. The United Way movement mobilizes millions to action – to give, advocate and volunteer – to improve conditions in their local community. For more information about United Way, please visit: UnitedWay.org.


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The Leggett & Platt Wright Center is located at No. 1 Leggett Road, Carthage, MO 64836.

Past Event – Carthage Maple Leaf Festival

Carthage, MO – October 11-20, 2013.  

This annual event began back in the 1960s, and has grown throughout the years to include many more events during the one-week festival. It starts with a variety of activities throughout the week including a family fun walk, beauty pageants, baby and toddler contests, and other competitions.

On the third Saturday of the month, there is a parade that is said to be the largest parade in Southwest Missouri. It begins at 9 a.m. on the historic Carthage square and ends around noon at the Carthage Middle School.

Throuhout the day on that Saturday, there will be craft and food booths around the square, a petting zoo, a car show, and live entertainment.

For more information, please go to the Maple Leaf Parade website: www.carthagemapleleaf.com.