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Karisma Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning luxury hotel collection which owns and manages properties in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe, recently awarded Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf) a travel expert with Elite Travel Inc. and a certified Gourmet Inclusive® Vacation Consultant, with the Elite 1 Diamond status a recognition indicating the highest level of commitment to exceeding service standards. “It was our privilege to honor Kempf for her outstanding work, continued dedic... Read More
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Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are proud to announce that professional travel advisor Carol Nunnery of Nunnery Travels & Associates was selected to attend a Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) event. More than 800 applications are received for the approximate 200 spots available across the two exclusive events, and only the top-performing advisors in the industry are selected to attend. Applicants undergo a rigorous screening process, which evaluates their business model, confirms annual sales... Read More
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Robinson Construction Company was recently awarded a $14.4 million contract for design and renovation of Building 751 at Patrick AFB, Florida. Building 751 is a 1940s era maintenance hangar that houses the 920 Maintenance Group, 920 Aircraft Squadron, and 920 Maintenance Squadron. Robinson was awarded the contract for design and renovation of the 47,000 square foot facility on July 19, 2018. The renovations include upgrade of the existing building systems such as electrical, mechanical, and f... Read More
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First Midwest Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Billy Puckett as Business Development Officer at its Cape Girardeau location at 1820 N. Kingshighway. In this new role, Mr. Puckett will focus on growing First Midwest’s portfolio focusing on business and commercial services. Prior to joining First Midwest, Puckett was Director of Business Operations/Insurance Agent from 2010 to 2018 and was recruited by leadership to open his own agency in 2013 based on strong sales, operat... Read More
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Auburn Creek and The Arbors at Auburn Creek, Assisted Living by Americare, recently named Teresa Blattel- Compton as administrator. Mrs. Compton has worked in the long-term care industry for over 30 years. “I am very pleased about this new opportunity,” says Compton. “My career in long term care began at a young age due to my father, who served as my mentor in the industry. I was attracted to the job because of the intimate size of Auburn Creek and The Arbors. I felt I woul... Read More
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TORCH Awards
Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center 3351 Percy Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 October 11, 2018 5:00 PM   BBB TORCH Awards recognize companies and charities that are committed to exceptional standards for ethical business practices and service to their customers, employees, suppliers, and communities.  We look for businesses and nonprofits that others will want to emulate. TORCH Award winners must show creativity in their ability to manage customer expectations, pr... Read More
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EmployAbility Summit
Cape Girardeau Public Library September 25, 2018 9:30am - 1:00pm   Enriching Lives & Businesses through Inclusion Join other area employers for a presentation on disability inclusion in the workplace. This is our 2nd annual event and it is designed to dispel myths about hiring individuals with disabilities, provide information regarding community/agency resources, and learn more about inclusive business environments. Participation is free. Breakfast and lunch will be provided throu... Read More
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First Midwest Bank, 1820 N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau September 5, 2018 5:00 pm   You’re invited to attend the B Magazine Newsmaker 2018 Awards Reception sponsored by First Midwest Bank on Wednesday, Sept. 5th. Held at First Midwest in Cape (1820 N. Kingshighway) the reception begins at 5 pm with a social hour followed by the awards presentation at 6 pm. The event is open to the public. Please RSVP by Aug. 28 to Heather Short at 335-3682 or hshort@onemidwest.com. ... Read More
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August 28, 2018 Regional Development Center, Cape Chamber 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   On August 28 from 11am-1pm, AAF Cape Girardeau will host a premium workshop for marketing professionals: “Digital Marketing in 2018 and Beyond”. The workshop will be led by Brian and Caitlin Schlichting, co-founders of Digital Fire Online Marketing. If you think your website and Facebook page are everything you need to get new customers online, it's time to re-assess. In today's marketing l... Read More
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Regional Development Center 220 North Fountain Street, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 August 16, 2018 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Lunch with an overview of a globally proven program currently used by leading companies to enhance communication, teamwork, and Sales! Ideal insight for Team Leaders, Department Managers, CEOs and HR Specialist looking for core competency training opportunities. This is a unique opportunity to see Wall Street resources now available on Main Street. Space is limit... Read More
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