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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…

OnBoard Offers 20% Off Human Resource Services in January

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

OnBoard, a human resource outsourcing and consulting company is offering 20% off all new services through January 31, 2021. Kick 2020 to the curb with 20% OFF! We provide local small businesses with expert consulting, employee relations, payroll, benefits management, policy creation, handbook review and much more! Contact us to see how our services can…

Elite Travel, Inc. Travel Expert Completes Amtrak Training

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

Kacie Walley with Elite Travel, Inc. recently completed training to obtain certification in train-related travel throughout the United States and Canada. Walley focused her training on Amtrak Vacations and Rail Agent who provide train vacation packages connecting some of the most beautiful and popular destinations. Train travel offers an eco-friendly, flexible, and fun way to…

1st Class Travel can help you Gain the Confidence to Travel Again

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

We are hearing from more clients every day about their dreams of traveling once again. They want to reconnect with family and close friends, get R & R at a fantastic beach resort or plan trips to less crowded sights in parts of Europe or The Americas. Everyone needs to make their own informed decisions…

New Luxury Duplex Development by SMG Realty

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

Three, four, and five bedroom options with high-end finishes, double car garages, walk-out basements, and lots of square footage. Located one mile from I-55 off the La Salle Exit, off of Baldwin Drive in Cape City limits, Jackson School district.  

MDC’s Prucinsky “Incredibly Excited” to be Named Cape Nature Center Manager

By Chamber Member | January 13, 2021

Laci Prucinsky has begun her second endeavor in southeast Missouri – this time as the new Cape Girardeau Nature Center manager. “A decade ago, I spent a summer conducting bird and vegetation surveys across the entire state,” she said. “I never thought that I would return; however, I’m incredibly excited to take this step forward…

Preparing for Changes in Our Region’s Economic Drivers

By John Mehner | January 11, 2021

Before the pandemic, technology visionary Leonard Brody called what we are experiencing today a complete reset of the operating system of our planet. And today, it’s only been accelerated. In a recent presentation, Brody said change today is occurring unlike anything we have experienced in the last 100 years. He believes the next decade will…

Meet Beth!

By Taylor Laws | January 11, 2021

The Cape Chamber is excited to introduce to you our newest employee, Beth Salyer! Beth has joined the Chamber team as our Administrative Coordinator. Responsible for keeping the Cape Chamber’s ecosystem humming, Beth will be the first face you see when walking into our office, the first voice you hear when calling our number, and…

Missouri Minimum Wage Increases to $10.30 per hour on January 1

By John Mehner | January 4, 2021

2021 is a new year and with it comes a new set of laws, rules, and guidelines. Are you prepared? The Minimum Wage Rate in Missouri for private employers changed effective January 1, 2021. The Governor’s office announced the new rate is $10.30 per hour. All private businesses are required to pay at least the…

5 things you should know about your Chamber membership in 2021

By Taylor Laws | January 4, 2021

Chamber members have access to networking events, professional development programs, committee involvement and more, but did you know about these 5 benefits of Chamber membership?