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SEMO Students Need YOUR Internships!

By Chamber Member | December 8, 2021

Season’s Greetings from SEMO Career Services! As this year comes to a close, we would like to invite our valued local employers to share upcoming internship opportunities for Spring and Summer 2022. Our talented Redhawks are in need of valuable workplace experiences that are close to home. Please send brief job descriptions, hours expected, rate…

Southeast Hospital Earns Prestigious Recertification as Comprehensive Cardiac Center

By Chamber Member | December 8, 2021

Southeast Hospital, flagship of the SoutheastHEALTH system of care, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for recertification as a Comprehensive Cardiac Center (CCC). The recertification recognizes Southeast’s heart program for its comprehensive approach to care and commitment to excellence. To achieve this status, Southeast underwent…

Job Shadowing and Employee Retention

By Taylor Laws | December 6, 2021

Job shadowing has become so valuable to both hiring and retaining talent that in 2019, it was named the “gold standard solution” in small business hiring trends by We’ve heard the song and dance of employers hiring a candidate only for them to turn around and leave days, sometimes even hours, later. While there…

Giving Tuesday

By Taylor Laws | November 29, 2021

The end of the year is a time for reflection and getting ready for fresh starts. If you’ve ever thought about giving back around this time but weren’t sure where to begin, Giving Tuesday is an excellent opportunity to do so. When you think about Thanksgiving weekend traditions, it’s hard not to immediately think of…

Cape Girardeau Gift Guide

By Taylor Laws | November 16, 2021

The holidays are quickly approaching and there’s never been a better time to support local business! We’ve rounded up 32 Cape Girardeau businesses for you to shop local with this holiday season. 1. Annie Laurie’s “You can walk the store for hours and still find something new each time you go down the isles! Awesome…

2021 Gourmet Food and Dessert Auction!

By Chamber Member | November 10, 2021

We all have a favorite holiday dessert. But who has time to make it? Bid on gourmet food and desserts on November 14 at the Montgomery Bank Conference Center benefitting the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri. Entertainment offered from 1 to 2 pm with the auction taking place from 2 to 4 pm. You can…

Cocktails with the Kringles

By Chamber Member | November 10, 2021

Come join Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Missouri for our Christmas Celebration! Cocktails with the Kringles will feature great food, a silent & live auction, live music and the opportunity to support local kids in the community. To become a sponsor, purchase tickets or a table, visit for all of the details!

Morning Cocoa with the Kringles!

By Chamber Member | November 10, 2021

Santa is coming to town! Join us for this FREE event! Bring the kiddos for a morning of storytelling, free treats, pictures with Santa and more!

Join us for Travel Presentations Nov 17th & 18th featuring Alaska, Ireland, New England area & Scotland!

By Chamber Member | November 10, 2021

You’re Invited to Travel Presentations on Wednesday November 17th & Thursday November 18th at 1st Class Travel! Wednesday November 17th starting at 5:30 pm we will host Travel Presentations on our upcoming Alaska 2022 trip & then immediately following on our Ireland 2022 trip. Thursday November 18th starting at 5:30 pm we will host Travel…

Volunteer Bell Ringers Needed

By Chamber Member | November 10, 2021

Friends, we are in need of volunteer bell ringers. It is critical to the work that we do that we make our kettle goal. Gather some friends and see who can raise the most. Just 2 hours, that’s all I’m asking for. It saddens me to think of cuts that may have to be made…