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Saint Francis to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings

By Chamber Member | February 7, 2023

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting millions of Americans every year. About one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. In conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT me® screening program, Saint Francis Healthcare System will offer free skin…

Business Policy HR Practices & Recreational Marijuana

By rgilligan_robgilligan | February 6, 2023

On Friday, February 3, 2023, the State of Missouri officially joined 20 other US States and the District of Columbia as Recreational Marijuana sales began throughout the state. For businesses with employees this may mean a need to review your policies, procedures, and HR practices to ensure your in compliance and prepared. With recreational sales…

Joey Haines Invitational – SEMO Track & Field

By Chamber Member | February 6, 2023

Come out to the Abe Stuber Track Complex to watch the SEMO Outdoor Track and Field Team compete in the Joey Haines Invitational. Admission is free. 3/31/2023 @ 3:30 PM & 4/1/2023 @ 11:00 AM

Redhawks Open – SEMO Track & Field

By Chamber Member | February 6, 2023

Come out to the SEMO Rec Center to watch the SEMO Indoor Track & Field Team compete in the Redhawks Open. Admission is free. 2/17/2023 @ 3:30 PM

Upcoming SEMO Tennis Home Matches

By Chamber Member | February 6, 2023

Come out to John C. Bierk Redhawks Tennis Complex to watch your defending OVC Champion SEMO Tennis Team take on Missouri State. Admission is free.   3/3/2023 @ 3:00 PM vs Missouri State Bears 3/4/2023 @ 11:00 AM vs Missouri State Bears 4/5/2023 @ 2:00 PM vs Arkansas State Red Wolves  

Upcoming SEMO Baseball Home Games

By Chamber Member | February 6, 2023

Come out to Capaha Field and watch your Back-to-Back OVC Champion SEMO baseball team!. Save on admission by purchasing tickets online at 3/1/2023 @ 3:00 PM vs Evansville Purple Aces 3/3/2023 @ 3:00 PM vs Milwaukee Panthers 3/4/2023 @ 2:00PM vs Milwaukee Panthers 3/5/2023 @ 1:00 PM vs Milwaukee Panthers 3/7/2023 @ 3:00 PM…

L.E.A.D. Revival – Presented by Justin Martini

By Chamber Member | February 6, 2023

The L.E.A.D Revival is a professional development workshop on leadership within any type of organization or team. Led by Southeast Missouri State’s Head Football Coach Tom Matukewicz, participants will learn the art of leadership and building/maintaining a championship culture. Coach Tuke will deliver three keynote speeches on leadership. Participants will also participate in discussion groups…

New Trends in Retail and Live Digital Shopping

By rgilligan_robgilligan | January 30, 2023

The retail shopping landscape is a constantly changing and evolving practice. Looking back through the trends of the last century that included catalog shopping pioneered by leaders like Sears Roebuck & Co, Montgomery Ward’s, and Eastbay, to the shift to retail centers and malls of the seventies and eighties, then the digital age and the…

Transportation and Workforce Investments

By rgilligan_robgilligan | January 30, 2023

A proposed $860 Million dollar investment to expand I-70 was the main headline following Governor Parson’s State of the State Address last Wednesday. This will certainly be a critical long-term investment to help transportation in the State of Missouri, but another proposal from the Governor is a key topic of need in Southeast Missouri. As…

Are You Falling for Performance Punishment?

By rgilligan_robgilligan | January 30, 2023

Staffing shortages, steady and growing business activity and the need to do more with less. This is a common topic of discussion among business owners and manager. As you do you best to manage expectations and get the most out of your team, watch out for the management pitfall that is “Performance Punishment.” Businesses in…