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Newcomer Named Vice President – Regional Operations

By Chamber Member | January 12, 2022

Newcomer Named Vice President – Regional Operations Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Lisa Newcomer, RRT, MBA, FACHE, has been named Vice President – Regional Operations, effective January 2, 2022. In the newly created role, Newcomer is responsible for regional support services for the Healthcare System, as well as Home Health and Hospice,…

SEMO Students Need YOUR Internships!

By Chamber Member | January 12, 2022

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…

Creative Compensation

By Taylor Laws | January 10, 2022

Compensation is typically among the first things potential employees consider when looking for employment. When it comes to employee compensation, most business owners are busy asking: “What do I have to pay?” A better question might be: “What do I want my compensation package to say?” Hobby Lobby took the world by surprise when they…

Networking Tips You Need To Know

By Taylor Laws | December 22, 2021

Sticking on a nametag and making small talk about the weather can be, well let’s face it, a little cringe-worthy. But, here’s the thing, it does not have to be like this! Networking in business is one of the best resources for career development. If you hope to grow your career and increase your chances…

Business Predictions for 2022

By Taylor Laws | December 22, 2021

As we close the chapter on another year, it’s once again time to pull out the crystal ball and take a look at some of the top predictions for the business world in 2022. The end of the year not only provides a natural opportunity for reflection, but it’s also the perfect time to examine…

Reflecting on 2021

By Taylor Laws | December 20, 2021

The end of the year, especially a year like 2021, is a time when a myriad of emotions are naturally present. When I step back and think about where we were one year ago, I am blown away. The resilience I have witnessed, the leadership we’ve encountered, and the light of goodness that has come…

A 4-Day Workweek

By Taylor Laws | December 13, 2021

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential benefits of a four-day work week instead of a five-day week. Several studies have shown that at some point, productivity decreases as the number of hours worked increases. A four-day workweek is, ideally, a 32-hour workweek with no loss in productivity, pay, or benefits. Depending on…

NAACP 2021 December Raffle

By Chamber Member | December 8, 2021

Take 8 Minutes to Help This Community

By Chamber Member | December 8, 2021

Your input is needed to guide funding for programs and nonprofits supported by United Way of Southeast Missouri. The survey takes about eight minutes to complete and focuses on the organization’s three areas of funding: education, health, and income stability. It is critical for leaders in the community to provide input. Please take the survey…

Robinson Named Accredited Quality Contractor

By Chamber Member | December 8, 2021

Robinson Construction of Perryville, Missouri today announced that it has again been named an Accredited Quality Contractor by Associated Builders and Contractors, the 3rd year it has earned the prestigious credential for its commitment to corporate responsibility. Only 229 of the nation’s elite merit shop construction contractors earned the credential in 2020. According to Robinson…