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Brickwood Boutique is celebrating one year in business on the second floor of the Indie House on Broadway. Offering a unique selection of women’s clothing & accessories, we think Brickwood Boutique is worth the climb! Stop by from 10:00 – 6:00, Tuesday through Saturday, or visit their Facebook page to see what they offer.... Read More
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Women in Business
In the last 30 years, the number of women with full-time jobs in the U.S. has increased by more than 10%, adding $1.7 trillion dollars to the GDP, while the number of women-owned businesses has also grown to 9.1 million.  Locally, there are approximately 2,400 businesses in Cape County and more than 1,000 of them are owned by women. In line with this, Cape has recently seen a surge in the number of groups and events for women in business. The Chamber launched the Women’s Network la... Read More
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Business leaders and site selectors make decisions about where expansions will occur. Just imagine the number of factors they are considering and the number of locations that might fit. Think about buying a new car…all the options you have when you start. Make, model, color, new, old. Do you want an SUV, do you want a car, V4 or V6, is gas mileage important, is space important…the list goes on and on. For a business, the list is far greater, they are looking at the cost of buildi... Read More
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When disaster strikes, there is one little known organization that helps things run smoothly behind the scenes.   In light of recent storms, I wanted to share some information about a local group: The Community Organizations Active in Disaster or COAD. This group has representatives from community and faith-based organizations such as Red Cross, Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, hospitals and more. They meet regularly to talk about topics most of us just ignore…the what do we do i... Read More
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Safe House for Women—a local refuge, outreach center, and thrift store dedicated to ending domestic violence—is celebrating 25 years in Cape Girardeau community. Over the years, they have expanded and grown substantially with future plans to expand further. Stop by 230 North Spring Street to check out their thrift store or call their 24/7 crisis hotline, 1-800-341-1830, if you are in need of help.... Read More
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Lutheran Family and Children’s Services has announced the date of their annual Kentucky Derby Party.  The event will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, at the new Jackson Civic Center.  Doors will open at 6 pm.  Dinner, catered by 2 Sides Grillin’ will be served at 6:30 pm, the Run for the Roses Horse Race will kick-off the night’s entertainment at 7:20 pm, followed by Perryville’s own American Rock band, The Tungsten Groove.      ... Read More
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  On March 7, 2017, Element 74 celebrated a big milestone in the history of their organization by cutting the ribbon on a recent expansion. They started in 2000, founded by Chris Edmonds as sole owner and operator. From the beginning, Element 74 built their brand around providing exceptional customer service. Over the years, they have continued to add employees and have been consistently dedicated to employee development, experiencing very low turnover rates. Company growth has demand... Read More
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Thursday, March 23, at 7:00 p.m., the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host the first Red Light Night of this season with the topic "Break the Binary” featuring Rane Belling Rane Belling is a Senior at Southeast Missouri State University. Their major is Communication studies, with a double major in social work and autism. Rane is the President of the campus organization, PRIDE, and a mentor in the LGBT Resource center, as well as serving as an RA for the past three years. Rane wil... Read More
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Chris Stapleton boldly introduced himself to the public at-large in 2015 with the release of his breakthrough debut album, Traveller.  Released in May 2015 on Mercury Records Nashville, Traveller initially debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Country Albums chart with more than 27,000 albums sold, making it one of the best-selling first weeks by a debut country artist in 2015. It’s also currently the top selling country album... Read More
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO-- Thursday, March 16, at 7:00 p.m., the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host the first Red Light Night of this season with the topic "More Than Surviving” featuring visual artist Dave Carter.  Dave Carter was born July 11, 1951, in Kirksville, Missouri. From an early age, Dave was interested in visual arts, as well as literature, history, writing, and music. Following a four year enlistment in the United States Navy, he enrolled in college intent on becomin... Read More
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