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Early Priorities for President Biden & Governor Parson

By John Mehner | January 18, 2021

January 2021 marks the beginning of the State of Missouri legislative session and a new administration in Washington, D.C. Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday of this week. His first 100 days agenda includes special attention to vaccine rollout and addressing our nation’s post pandemic…

Meet Nate

By Taylor Laws | January 18, 2021

Account Manager for rustmedia, Chamber Ambassador, and all-around outstanding Chamber member of three years! What do you love most about your industry? Seeing people happy. Marketing is fun because you get a chance to help people create or promote their brand. Something they are distinctly proud of. Often it is their entire life’s mission and…

Virtual Volunteers Needed From All Career Paths

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

We are seeking volunteers to record a short 3-5 min. video highlighting their education and career experience with middle and high school students.

CGPS Hires Proven Leader as Principal at Jefferson Elementary

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

Cape Girardeau Public Schools is excited to announce the hiring of Tracy Haggerty as principal of Jefferson Elementary. Haggerty has proven to be a strong and steady administrator, serving as an assistant principal at Cape Central High for the last four years. She is certified in regular and special education. She holds a master’s in…

Save the Date for Project C.A.P.E.

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

Coming in 2021, Project C.A.P.E., Connecting Area Partners for Employment! More details to come, stay tuned!

Penguin Party

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Foundation will offer in-person and at-home options for this year’s Penguin Party. The Penguin Party is the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year, which helps support the students and staff of Cape Girardeau Public Schools. The Foundation helped provide meals to over 500 families in need during the holiday season,…

UWSEMO Blood Drive

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

  Date: 1/21/2021 Location: 20 South Mount Auburn Road, Cape Girardeau MO 63703 Additional notes: Ends at 6 PM; They are still testing for COVID-19 antibodies!

Glenn Earns Elite Facilitator Status with True Colors International

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

Tracey Glenn, President of GlennView, has earned the status of Elite Facilitator with the True Colors International organization. Glenn is one of only 12 Elite Facilitators in the United States and one of only 14 in the world for the International organization. In addition to the True Colors Keys to Personal Success foundational workshop certification,…

Dr. Gregory Leet is Retiring

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

After 37 years of practicing optometry, Doctor Gregory Leet is announcing his retirement. Dr. Leet would like to thank the Chamber, his staff over the years, and most importantly his patients. With his retirement, Dr. Leet would like his patients to know that they will be in good hands with Dr. Jake Leet and Dr.…

AT&T Boosts Network Speeds for Cape Girardeau and St. Francois Counties

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

AT&T customers and FirstNet subscribers in Cape Girardeau and St. Francois counties got a big boost in wireless connectivity. We’ve added new cell towers in Jackson, Burfordville, Bonne Terre, French Village and Farmington to enhance the area’s 4G LTE coverage and help give residents and first responders faster, more reliable wireless service. Our investment will…