The Chamber oversees several strong programs benefiting the Cape Girardeau community in a multitude of ways. Join us in our effort to better the future of this community, and get involved today!
Business Builders
Chamber Young Professionals
Code Cape
Dream It. Do It.
Leadership Cape
Shape Up Cape
Women’s Network

The Cape Chamber Women’s Network works to strengthen the community by providing an environment for mentoring, professional development and leadership growth opportunities for women. Women’s Network hosts quarterly speaker series luncheons and social mixers to provide opportunities for continued development and networking. We are working to create a welcoming atmosphere that cultivates opportunities for those seeking advancement in areas such as public speaking, board involvement and networking.


For more information, contact Kim Voelker at

Educator of the Year

The Cape Chamber presents the Educator of The Year award each October. All full-time k-12, university and area post-secondary teachers in Cape Girardeau schools are qualified candidates. Nominations may be made by anyone. Once nominations are received, educators are invited to submit formal applications for the award. A committee appointed by the Cape Chamber meets to review candidates, conduct interviews and select recipients.


2017 Nomination Deadline: May 12

2017 Educator of the Year Banquet: October 17