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1st Class Travel to Celebrate 25 years!

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

1st Class Travel of Cape Girardeau will be celebrating 25 years of business this November. They will host several Travel Shows the week of November 15th as well as having Exclusive 1st Class Travel Specials on Vacations from our travel partners. Watch your email and our Facebook page for more fun announcements! Services at the…

OnBoard,LLC Relocates to N Kingshighway

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

OnBoard, LLC, a human resource outsourcing and consulting agency, has relocated to 879 N Kingshighway. This move will allow for more room to better serve clients and job seekers. The space is about 1,200 square feet, substantially more than the previous location. Regular business hours are 9:00-4:00 Monday through Friday.

Jones and Stout Win King Kat at Cape Girardeau, MO Big Fish honors to Blair, Vaughan, and Nagy.

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

Catfish anglers from several states traveled to Cape Girardeau, MO on the Mississippi River for a King Kat Tournament Trail event presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s. Thirteen teams gathered to test their catfishing skills against top catfish anglers and Mother Nature. Anglers fishing the September 24-25, 2021 Region 4 Championship were vying for $20,260…

Southeast Hospital Earns Prestigious AHA Quality Achievement Awards, Recognition in Latest Edition of U.S. News and World Report

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

Cape Girardeau, Mo.- Southeast Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s 2021 Get With the Guidelines (GWTG) Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award, GWTG STEMI Receiving Center Silver-Plus Award and GWTG Stroke Silver-Plus Award. In addition, the hospital is also recognized on the American Heart Association’s Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll, Target: Type 2 Diabetes…

SoutheastHEALTH Welcomes Cardiothoracic Surgeon

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

Ulfur Gudjonsson, MD, cardiothoracic surgery, has joined the medical staff at SoutheastHEALTH. He is affiliated with Southeast Heart, Lung & Vascular Services. Dr. Gudjonsson is board certified and comes to SoutheastHEALTH with exceptional training and a proven professional record. including leading the start-up of a successful TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve Replacement) program in Indiana.…

2021 Community Health Needs Assessment

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

United Way of Southeast Missouri Community Conversations

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

On November 9th, United Way of Southeast Missouri is inviting Cape Girardeau citizens to participate in ”Community Conversations.” Through this event, UWSEMO hopes to identify local unmet human service needs and possible interventions to meet those needs. Community Conversations encompass the community’s perspective and identify areas within that demonstrate success as well as those needing…

United Way of Southeast Missouri 34th Annual Golf Tournament

By Chamber Member | October 13, 2021

United Way of Southeast Missouri is excited to be hosting its 34th Annual Golf Tournament! Sponsorship and team sign-ups are still available. The last day to submit a Sponsorship form is October 1st. The deadline for team sign-ups is October 8th. United Way of Southeast Missouri’s 34th Annual Golf Tournament: Team: $520 Team & Hole…

September Jobs Report

By John Mehner | October 11, 2021

The recently released September jobs report showed U.S. job growth fell to the slowest pace in 2021. The economy added 194,000 jobs representing the smallest monthly gain since December 2020. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% as many workers exited the workforce. A decline in public sector jobs, primarily in schools, was the biggest factor…

Looking for Employees in Outside Traditional Labor Pools

By John Mehner | September 20, 2021

As the competition for workers remains fierce, employers are looking outside traditional labor pools. In the Cape/Jackson metro area, there are more open positions than available workers. We are urging employers to look at various non-traditional sources for help. A couple of these methods are gaining support and having some results here and in other…