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Most people are probably familiar with the various College & Sports Signing Day events held around the country where a student has been recruited to play college athletics or offered a scholarship to a particular college or university. The student, sometimes their future coach and their parents, are often seen at a table signing their “letter of intent” to attend the school and fulfill the terms of their contract. In recent years, Career & Tech Centers around the country... Read More
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We love celebrating new business at the Cape Chamber! In 2018 alone, Cape Girardeau welcomed more than 250 new businesses, and we think it's time you get to know some of our Chamber members that have recently opened their doors to our community.       When was your business established? March 1, 2019     What services does your business offer? Insurance and financial services (home, auto, business, life, medicare supplements, financial advising, etc.) &nbs... Read More
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According to Zig Ziglar, “The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.” Professional development is an important ongoing part of business success. It should permeate all levels of organizations large and small. And while most employers would agree with the importance, many have come up short with sustained implementation. Let’s look at this from two perspectives; employer and employee. As an employer, it is your re... Read More
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Sent on behalf of Blaine Henningsen, assistant commissioner, Office of College and Career Readiness: Governor Mike Parson has indicated that preparing students for Missouri’s 21st century workforce is a top priority in the state. Opportunities abound in today’s economy for students who attain some type of specialized technical skill, an industry recognized credential or post-secondary training. All of these can be accomplished by attending Career and Technical Education (CTE) prog... Read More
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May 31 - June 2, 2019 Louisville, KY   Come join Barrel 131 as it hits the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.  Our tour departs from Jackson, Missouri on Friday May 31, 2019 and returns Sunday June 2nd, 2019 for 2 nights & 3 days of bourbon touring, heritage and of course tasting. This tour is limited to only 48 participants and is expected to sell out.  Package includes round trip transportation, tour guides and escorts, 2 nights at the Marriott East in the heart of Louisville, Ke... Read More
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Shred Day
April 27, 2019 10am-1pm 3351 Percy Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701   This year’s BBB Shred Day is Saturday, April 27, on the lower parking lot of the Drury Plaza Hotel, 3351 Percy Dr., Cape Girardeau. Consumers can shred documents from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; electronics will not be accepted. There is a limit of two boxes per vehicle. BBB asks that consumers use bags that can be shredded along with papers; consumers should be prepared to keep their boxes. Consumers will receive informa... Read More
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Corks, Kegs & Casks
April 26, 2019 6 pm to 9 pm Bavarian Halle Admission includes: a sampling glass; beer, wine, and bourbon samples from multiple vendors; fabulous free food; live music from The Naas Brothers; and fantastic fun for a fantastic cause... Read More
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April 23, 2019 11AM Walnut St., between Beaudean and West End.   Join us at our groundbreaking ceremony for Liberty Apartments of Cape, an exciting housing development brought to you by Community Caring Council, Cape Girardeau Community Housing Development Corporation, RCH Development, and Community Counseling Center.... Read More
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April 23, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce   On April 23, AAF Cape Girardeau will host a premium copywriting workshop, presented by Michael Baxter. Michael Baxter is the senior copywriter for Jump Company and has nearly 15 years of writing experience. In the workshop, Michael will cover the fundamentals of marketing writing, as well as tips on how to be creative on demand. He will also cover best practices when writing for various media, including prin... Read More
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April 20, 2019 09:00 am 2430 Myra Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703   The American Red Cross is conducting free smoke alarm installations and home fire preparedness education sessions in the Cape Girardeau area on Sat. April 20th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm.... Read More
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