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Another Record and a BIG Win

By John Mehner | August 16, 2021

This past week brought another record and a big first for our area. And the two are tied together. The latest monthly hotel/motel tax numbers for the city of Cape set a record – again – for monthly receipts. In fact, it shattered the previous record by 10%. Strong partnerships between Visit Cape, Parks and…

America’s Car-Mart Marks Milestone & Celebrates 40th Anniversary

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

Rogers, Arkansas , Aug. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — America’s Car-Mart, one of the largest publicly-held automotive retailers in the “Integrated Auto Sales and Finance” segment of the used car market, is commemorating its 40th year in business. In 1981, Car-Mart set out a vision to help credit-challenged customers find a vehicle that makes a…

Third McDonald’s Location in Cape Girardeau Kicks off “A Month of McDonald’s” Deals During July 13th Ribbon Cutting Event

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

The newly-built restaurant on Kingshighway joins the Broadway and William locations as the third McDonald’s restaurant in Cape Girardeau, all locally-owned by Shannon Davis. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – Local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Shannon Davis announced A Month of McDonald’s deals during a ribbon cutting event for his latest restaurant in Cape Girardeau at 1701 N Kingshighway.…

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

August 29 The Family Life Center, 320 N Ellis St. 6 PM With Nita Dubose, Guidance Counselor Chances are that you know someone who is struggling with depression or anxiety, or both. And you may not even be aware of it. This workshop will provide valuable information on how to recognize distress and where to…

Project HOPE Volunteers Needed

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

Project HOPE is a free event, that will be held Oct. 1 at the Osage Center, for anyone needing community-based resources. Project Hope is a one-shop, one-stop event for our most vulnerable population. There will be employment resources, services, medical assessments, dental care, haircuts, and so much more! As a volunteer you’ll be helping deliver…

2021 GlennView Live2Lead Registration Open

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

2021 GlennView Live2Lead is hosted by GlennView, in partnership with The Bank of Missouri, and will be held in person at the Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center in Cape Girardeau, MO, on October 8, 2021. LIVE2LEAD is a half-day, leader development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key…

Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk to benefit Pink Up

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

Saturday, October 2 | Starts at 10 am | Arena Park Saint Francis Foundation is excited to host the Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk. Proceeds benefit Pink Up, which provides free cancer screenings for the four major cancers in the area: Lung, Prostate, Colon and Breast. For more information, please call 573-331-5791.

Fall Career Expo | Southeast Missouri State University

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

September 23 Show-Me Center 10-2 PM The Fall Career Expo will be held at the Show-Me Center on Thursday, September 23, from 10 am – 2 pm. Register today! This event typically sells out several weeks in advance, and we are expecting around 150 employers from across our region and beyond. We are pleased to…

SEMO Career Services | Part-Time Expo | Free to Employers!

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

August 31 and September 7 University Center – 3rd Floor Lobby 10-2 PM The Part-Time Expos will be held at the University Center on Tuesday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 7, from 10 am – 2 pm. All local employers are invited to register for these free events, where they can share their part-time job…

Intro to Digital Marketing Workshop for Small Business and Nonprofits

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

As changes in our world continue to push people outside of their comfort zones, small businesses and nonprofits pivoting to a digital-first marketing strategy have been able to survive and even thrive. AAF Cape Girardeau is partnering with Kim Paul, Digital Strategist at Bloomfield Avenue, to help SEMO businesses and nonprofits make the best use…