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Christmas Holiday

Christmas Holiday It’s December 25th and I want to start by wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! While most business activity is taking the holiday, there is still a segment of our business and public works that are spending their days working and today we want to recognize their efforts. While it seems like everyone is…

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Year End Business Review

Year End Business Review The start of 2024 is only two weeks away, and a new year means new opportunities for business. Before we start focusing on future goals, now is a great time to reflect on 2023 and do a quick business or organizational review. While a year-end review can be very detailed and…

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Graduation and Keeping Alumni Local

Graduation and Keeping Alumni Local This Saturday, December 16, 2023, Southeast Missouri State will hold it’s fall commencement with more than 850 students expected to complete their degrees and move into the workforce. We have talked many times about the impact that students have on the local and regional economy but today we will focus…

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Spectacular Scandinavia

Spectacular Scandinavia Watch a Nordic postcard unfold before your eyes and discover the lands where Vikings reigned. Join a local expert for an intimate tour of Stockholm, Sweden’s idyllic capital city. Experience Norway’s breathtaking fjord region, taking a cruise on Geirangerfjord. An incredible journey to a land of unparalleled beauty awaits you in Scandinavia, where…

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Risk Management Firm Ranks MRV Banks No. 3 in Nation Among Community Banks

Risk Management Firm Ranks MRV Banks No. 3 in Nation Among Community Banks Cape Girardeau, MO (November 30, 2023) CB Resource, Inc., a risk management firm, has ranked MRV Banks third on its CB Top Ten™ list of community banks with assets between $500 million and $1 billion. The firm identifies the top ten percent…

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The Grinch Comes to Uptown Jackson

The Grinch Comes to Uptown Jackson The Grinch is making his way to Uptown Jackson Dec 16. from 11-3. Free photos with The Grinch for all ages, face painting by Chrissie Paints, Storytime with The Grinch at 1p & more.

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Christmas Markets Travel Presentation

Christmas Markets Travel Presentation Have you ever wanted to experience the Magical Christmas Markets in Austria and Germany? We have the trip for you! Join us to learn more about this spectacular trip on December 4, 2023 @ 6PM at 265 Notre Dame Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. To RSVP call/text 573-651-0088 or email shari@gofirstclasstravel.com

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10 AI Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Strategy

10 AI Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Strategy With millions of users actively participating in various social platforms, managing social media can quickly become overwhelming without the right tools. This is where the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) steps in, revolutionizing the way businesses approach social media management. In this blog, we will delve…

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Navigating Google Ads: Maximizing ROI for Southeast Missouri Businesses

Navigating Google Ads: Maximizing ROI for Southeast Missouri Businesses Online advertising plays a critical role in reaching target audiences and driving business growth. Google Ads, formerly Google AdWords, is one of the most powerful and widely used platforms for businesses looking to expand their online presence. However, with competition increasing and customer behaviors evolving, it’s…

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MOBUCK$ Program Reopens January 2nd

MOBUCK$ Program Reopens January 2nd Last week at the Cape Chamber First Friday Coffee Missouri State Treasure Vivek Malek shared information on several programs and resources that his office provides to citizens of Missouri. One program of note for Businesses, Farmers and Communities is the MO BUCK$ program Originally created in the mid 1980’s the…

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