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Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Reached In case you missed it, there was a little sign of hope last week out of Washington D.C. for future progress. For many years, both citizens and elected representatives have agreed it is increasingly necessary to address this country’s infrastructure. But for those same many years, there has been no significant…

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Women in Business Women have been in the work force for more than 100 years. While 2019 numbers reflected nearly there were 77 million women in the labor force, representing close to half of the total labor force, January 2020 statistics tell us, right before the pandemic, there were more women on payrolls in the…

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Juneteenth Becomes America’s 12th Federal Holiday It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King, Jr. day was established in 1983. Last Thursday, President Biden signed legislation into law making Juneteenth, or June 19th, the 12th federal holiday. Juneteenth recognizes when Union soldiers delivered the news of freedom to slaves in Galveston, Texas…

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Missouri Ends Participation in Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Insurance In the state of Missouri, it ended at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, June 12. Of course, I am referring to the Governor’s decision to end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs. In his official press release announcing the decision, the Governor said in his discussions…

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Member-to-Member Deals As you know, the Cape Chamber is committed to helping our members lower the cost of doing business. Over the past few years, we have opted into participation in the Chamber Benefits Plan to assist with lower health coverage, offered discounted room rentals and training sessions, and more. We are excited to announce…

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1st Class Travel to Host Travel Shows in JULY! It’s time to travel again & start planning! Join us in July for Travel Shows about our upcoming trips to Greece, Portugal, Alaska and Ireland in 2022. Tuesday, July 13th – Greece & Its Islands Travel Show – 6pm at Notre Dame Regional High School (west…

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10th Annual SEMO Food Bank Golf Classic August 30, 2021 at 11:00 Dalhousie Golf Club   Registration is open for sponsor teams for this four-man scramble. Open registration will begin June 14. The entry fee includes lunch, golf cart, and snacks and drinks along the course. The roster is limited to 25 teams for the…

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MRV Banks Welcomes Tim Bohnert as Festus Market President MRV Banks President and CEO Doug Watson was pleased to announce that Tim Bohnert has been hired as the Market President in Festus. Bohnert will be responsible for overseeing all bank operations for that branch. Bohnert, originally from Perryville, has more than 30 years of banking…

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Cape Job Center Hours Change The Cape Job Center has changed their hours to Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-11:45 am, 1:15 pm-4:00 pm and closed on Fridays.

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OnBoard Achieves an 88% New Employee Placement Rate Local business, OnBoard, LLC, has recently achieved an 88% placement rate in less than 8 weeks for their clients, despite a current workforce shortage. In addition, 56% of the current openings managed by OnBoard, were filled with quality candidates in under a month. These positions spanned all…

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