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The U.S. unemployment rate is currently 4.7%, nearly the lowest we’ve experienced in the last 50 years. In addition, the U.S. labor participation rate peaked near the year 2000 and, as more baby boomers retire, has been falling ever since. Ultimately there are just fewer people looking for jobs. Locally, this challenge is even more acute as our unemployment rate hovers around 4%. In addition, 76% of full-time employees are actively looking for a job or open to new opportunities. The avera... Read More
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Taylor Laws has joined the Cape Chamber as the Marketing and Communications Specialist. Laws graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in May 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in public relations. During her final undergraduate semester, Laws served as the marketing intern with the Cape Chamber. With the launch of fresh branding and the implementation of Laws’ new role, the Cape Chamber will share consistent messages with improvements in both clarity and brevity. "We could... Read More
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From Pain of Poverty to Purpose and Prosperity: Self-Made Entrepreneur’s New Book Reveals 10 Hacks To transform Your Life Malcolm McCrae, A.K.A. Airbrush Assassin, is an established artist, author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Malcolm travels the world sharing his message of living, creating and inspiring with teachers, artists and students as well as entrepreneurs, institutions and corporations. His latest book, The Art of Success: 10 Steps To transform Your Life, is a “s... Read More
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United Way Relocates
The United Way of Southeast Missouri has recently relocated. They are now operating out of their new office: 1417 D N. Mount Auburn Cape Girardeau, MO 63701  ... Read More
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Event 2017 Family Weekend and Homecoming dates Date Family WeekendSeptember 29 – October 1 HomecomingOctober 14 Time 7:00 pm Locati... Read More
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Tim Hawkins
Event Tim Hawkins Date September 10, 2017 Time 7:00 pm Location Show Me Center ... Read More
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Event The Best Years Active Living Expo presented by Chateau Girardeau Date September 20 Time 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location ... Read More
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Event 6th Annual Blood Drive Date June 16 Time 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location 1 S. Plaza Way Ca... Read More
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Bow Wow Luau 2017
Event Bow Wow Luau 2017 Date July 15 Time 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Location 2039 Cape LaCroix Rd C... Read More
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  Event New York City Trip Presentation Date June 16, 2017 Time 4:00 pm Location Southe... Read More
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