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Daniel J. Lenihan, MD, FACC, joins Cape Cardiology Group

By growthzone | April 12, 2022

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Daniel J. Lenihan, MD, FACC, to Cape Cardiology Group. Lenihan is an experienced cardiologist specializing in cardio-oncology, congestive heart failure management and amyloidosis, who joins Saint Francis from Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as the Director. Lenihan earned his…

Economic Impact of Southeast Missouri State University

By growthzone | April 10, 2022

Southeast Missouri State University is an engine for economic growth throughout all of Missouri. SEMO president, Dr. Carlos Vargas, presented to roughly 130 business professionals last week at the Cape Chamber’s First Friday Coffee. Dr. Vargas’ presentation detailed the findings of the University’s study conducted by EMSI on the economic impact of Southeast Missouri State…

Asking Good Questions

By growthzone | March 28, 2022

Asking the right questions is one of the most powerful, yet underutilized tool in business. Good questions serve as your guide on your journey to better understanding situations. Choosing your questions wisely often determines the fruitfulness of your journey. Let’s explore a few tips for asking the best questions: First, Use Open-Ended Questions – Open-ended…

Business Supporting Business

By growthzone | March 21, 2022

The concept of buying local has grown in popularity in recent years. While buying local is typically talked about from a consumer perspective, it can also be wise for businesses to purchase their goods and services through local vendors as well. There are many reasons to prioritize buying local and several ways you can do…

Cape Chamber Hires New President and CEO

By growthzone | March 10, 2022

Cape Girardeau Area Chamber Hires New President & Chief Executive Officer CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri (March 10, 2022) – The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Robert “Rob” Gilligan as its new President & Chief Executive Officer.  Gilligan will fill the role previously held by John…

Free Luncheon: Let’s Talk About Joint pain

By growthzone | March 9, 2022

4/12/2022 12:00 PM Rosati’s Let’s Talk about Joint Pain Chronic Pain – No steroid injections or surgery needed – NEW treatments

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By growthzone | March 9, 2022

4/1/2022 Various Locations April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence is bringing awareness to these two important topics by hosting a number of free awareness events throughout the month of April. For more information about these free events, please visit

Bourbon on Broadway

By growthzone | March 9, 2022

4/9/2022 6:00 PM Mary Jane Bourbon + Smokehouse 1107 Broadway Street, Cape Girardeau MO, 63701 Taste 12 bourbon samples 🎶Live music by Reeves Rovers 🍾A Mary Jane Barrel Pick bottle available to purchase separately [announcement coming soon🤩] 🍺Local vendors will have beer for purchase ONLY $30 for ENTRY. BUY EARLY!! WE WILL SELL OUT AS…

WOW Event. Works of Women

By growthzone | March 9, 2022

3/22/2022 5:00 PM 740 North Street An evening of viewing historical costume, artwork, and unveiling the new bronze bust of Marie Watkins Oliver.

SoutheastHEALTH Foundation’s Princess Tea

By growthzone | March 9, 2022

4/30/2022 Osage Centre Cape Girardeau The Princess Tea helps raise funds for SoutheastHEALTH Pediatrics, OB and NICU. Funds raised will help provide remote family NICU monitoring, NICU infant clothes, soft books, Billi-meters, and the Reach out and Read Program.