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8 Workforce Development Initiatives at the Cape Chamber Pre-pandemic, we experienced near historic lows in unemployment. Post-pandemic, we see the nature of work shifting.  One thing we know for sure at the Cape Chamber is how challenging it has been and continues to be for our local employers to find quality candidates to fill open…

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Business Safety Panel Recap First Friday Coffee goers were joined in March by representatives from the Cape Girardeau police and fire departments for a conversation regarding business safety. In case you missed it, here’s a brief recap of what Corporal Richard Couch and Fire Marshall Battalion Chief Greg Hecht shared!   For the full conversation,…

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Cape County Face-Covering Order Rescinded As you may be aware, the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Board of Trustees held a special session this morning to discuss the fate of the current face-covering order. In summary, the Board voted unanimously to rescind the face-covering order, effective immediately. Though wearing a face-covering is no longer required…

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It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, support is key. From networking opportunities to cost saving benefits, the Cape Chamber has been supporting local businesses for over 100 years. If you’re a new business wondering if Chamber membership is worth the investment, here are just a few examples of how the Cape Chamber helps with common small business goals…

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Glenn Campbell “Makes Bills” with “Bills” in Necessary Entrepreneur Podcast Our friends from codefi reached out this week with some exciting news and we can’t wait to share it with you! Check out their article below. Glenn Campbell “Makes Bills” with “Bills” in Necessary Entrepreneur Podcast Want to become a successful entrepreneur? According to Glenn,…

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Get to Know Your Local SBDC In case you missed it, First Friday Coffee was back in-person at Century Casino last week with Jakob Pallesen presenting about the Small Business Development Center at Southeast Missouri State University. Here’s a quick run-down of what we learned: What is the SBDC? The Small Business Development Center’s mission…

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Are you in a race against the clock? Whether your plate is overflowing or your coworker’s conversation is drawing your attention, the Cape Chamber staff is here with productivity hacks to stay focused on the job.

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Volunteering with the Cape Chamber may look a little different than what you’d typically expect. Here at the Cape Chamber, we use volunteers to help us accomplish our goals through committee work.
If you’re interested in sharing your time and talent while representing your business interests and helping further the mission of the Cape Chamber, consider joining one of our seven committees!

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Meet Nate Account Manager for rustmedia, Chamber Ambassador, and all-around outstanding Chamber member of three years! What do you love most about your industry? Seeing people happy. Marketing is fun because you get a chance to help people create or promote their brand. Something they are distinctly proud of. Often it is their entire life’s…

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Meet Beth! The Cape Chamber is excited to introduce to you our newest employee, Beth Salyer! Beth has joined the Chamber team as our Administrative Coordinator. Responsible for keeping the Cape Chamber’s ecosystem humming, Beth will be the first face you see when walking into our office, the first voice you hear when calling our…

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