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NCAA Men’s Basketball Selection Show

By Chamber Member | March 8, 2023

Join the Redhawks at the Show Me Center for a Watch Party of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Selection Show on Sunday, March 12 at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 4 p.m., the men’s basketball team will be introduced at approximately 4:40, and the show begins at 5…

United Way to Host Volunteer Month Events

By Chamber Member | March 6, 2023

Are you looking for a way to give back? Do you want to learn more about our community and how you can help? Then join United Way of Southeast Missouri throughout the month of April for one or more of our great National Volunteer Month activities. We have several opportunities for you to learn more…

SB 94 Aims to Increase Film, TV, and Touring Events in Missouri

By rgilligan_robgilligan | March 6, 2023

Missouri Senate Bill 94 known as the “Show MO Act” and the “Entertainment Industry Jobs Act” received first chamber support last Monday when it was approved by the Missouri Senate on a 20-12 vote. The goal of the legislation to provide incentives for Television, Film and Traveling Entertainment projects in Missouri that some say will…

Community Health Assessment Survey

By Chamber Member | March 3, 2023

As a community leader, you have been specifically selected to receive this online survey created by a working group dedicated to public health improvement in Cape Girardeau County. The purpose of this survey is to obtain feedback about what leaders in Cape Girardeau County think about the health needs of our residents. We would like…

Risk Management Firm Ranks MRV Banks No. 1 in Nation Among Community Banks

By Chamber Member | February 28, 2023

CB Resource, Inc. a risk management firm, has ranked MRV Banks first on its CB Top Ten™ list of community banks with assets between $500 million and $1 billion. The firm identifies the top ten percent of community banks throughout the nation and provides industry insights to promote and enhance overall performance. In the 4th…

Missouri DeMolay Annual Convention Coming Memorial Day Weekend

By Chamber Member | February 27, 2023

Visit Cape is honored to welcome Missouri DeMolay to Cape Girardeau. Missouri DeMolay has held its annual convention in Jefferson City for over 30 years. This year’s convention will be the first outside of the capitol. Visit Cape would like to allow local businesses the opportunity to show support for the next generation of men…

New Programs to Expand Childcare Access Could Reduce Workforce Inequality

By rgilligan_robgilligan | February 27, 2023

A January 2023 report from the World Economic Forum found that “The pandemic negatively impacted women much more than men: while women constituted approximately 39% of the global workforce, they suffered 54% of the job losses.” A study from the University of Arkansas found that one factor may be that women bear a disproportionate amount of childcare responsibilities, which…

SEMO Athletics and SEMO Food Bank Team Up to ‘Strike Out Hunger’

By Chamber Member | February 22, 2023

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Southeast Missouri’s Department of Athletics is again teaming up with the Southeast Missouri Food Bank, this time to Strike Out Hunger during the 2023 baseball season. Sikeston Jaycees, Midwest Sterilization and SoutheastHEALTH are also involved in this great cause. For every strikeout by opposing hitters this year, Sikeston Jaycees, Midwest Sterilization,…

A Day in the Park with Green Bear 2023

By Chamber Member | February 21, 2023

The Green Bear Project educators welcome you and your family and friends for a day full of fun at the Cape County Park North. There will be crafts and experiences for the whole family. Green Bear will also be making an appearance with some fun activities! The Green Bear Project brings awareness and educates the…

SEMO’s 150th Birthday Celebration

By Chamber Member | February 17, 2023