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Update on Generational Construction Projects in Cape/Jackson Metro

By John Mehner | July 26, 2021

Granted, it is hot outside. But there are some pretty cool things going on in the area. Summer is a time when many people are enjoying vacation and doing things to take a break from school and other activities. But some major construction projects are still underway in the Cape/Jackson metro. The diverging diamond interchange…

“Show Me Careers” Taking Place This Week

By John Mehner | July 19, 2021

Today is the first day of a very important week-long experience for several local educators. Show Me Careers is a program developed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Cape Chamber is partnering with them on delivery in this area. The program is a workforce development effort as the shortage of available…

October 2021, Project HOPE Volunteers needed

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

Project Hope volunteers are the vital link between concerned community members and the homeless, as well as citizens with barriers, in our community. Our goal is to create a welcoming environment that will help the homeless and citizens with barriers connect with services that will bring them one step closer to becoming stable, as well…

Flying Drones — Updated regulations for 2021 — what we all need to know.

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

My name is Michael Anders with Anders Aerial Media, LLC — I’m a professional drone service provider based in Cape Girardeau. I specialize in aerial photography, agricultural orthomosaic mapping, infrared solar inspection and commercial roof inspections. See my website: https://573drone.com/ for more information and example projects. Enough about me! I want to address a few…

New Stylist

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

Come to the room. Hair Design Studio and enjoy a pampering experience with our new stylist Christi! From Naples, Fl. Christi knew she wanted to be a Cosmetologist since she was in middle school. She graduated high school at 15, enrolled in Cosmetology School immediately, obtained her license in 1996, and never looked back. She…

Mark Stone joins United Way of SEMO as Director of Market Development

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

The United Way of Southeast Missouri welcomes Mark Stone as Director of Market Development. Stone previously held the position of Director of Game Operations and Facilities/External Relations at Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. In that capacity, he also oversaw all corporate sponsorships and organized the department’s annual fundraising golf tournament and athletic auction. Stone…

City of Cape Girardeau launches new mapping website

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

The City has published a new and improved GIS website at cityofcape.org/mapping. Members of the public are invited to explore interactive maps and applications revealing a wide array of data maintained by the Geographic Information System (GIS) department. Public datasets include boundary information related to zoning, city limits, wards, subdivisions, school districts, floodplains, as well…

Health Insurance Program for Chamber Members

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

Harness the collective power of your Chamber membership and access savings opportunities with a full range of high-quality health insurance plans for you and your employees.

Leadership Missouri

By Chamber Member | July 14, 2021

June 9, 2021 Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry 428 East Capitol Avenue Jefferson City, MO 65101 Contact: 573-634-3511 Dan Mehan, President/CEO Karen Buschmann, Vice President of Communications JEFFERSON CITY – Leadership Missouri, the premier leadership development program offered by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is designed to enhance the leadership skills of…

Missouri Legislature Passes Fuel Tax Increase

By John Mehner | July 12, 2021

The Missouri legislature did something this year they haven’t done since 1996. That is correct. It has been a quarter of a century since the state of Missouri passed and implemented a fuel tax increase. Senate Bill 262 changed history as it passed both the House and the Senate and Governor Parson is touring the…