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Preparing for Changes in Our Region’s Economic Drivers 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…

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Meet Beth! 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…

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

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Near the end of each year, I do research to determine what experts believe will be the top trends in business for the coming year. It is interesting how most agree with several leading concepts. Let’s take a look at a few.

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Whether you experienced successes beyond your wildest dreams or became a stronger person for the hardships you endured, reflecting on what you took from 2020 is one of the best ways you can prepare to make 2021 even better.

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Quality of Life in 2021 Every Monday at 6:42 a.m. and 8:42 a.m., Chamber President & CEO, John Mehner, provides information on what’s happening in the area of regional development in Southeast Missouri on KRCU. Listen live on 90.9 FM.  I have a feeling this important component of a vibrant community is only going to be…

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Plan a Holiday Party Your Team Actually Appreciates This post was written by Chamber member and Guest Contributor, Megan Frank, Chief Operations Officer of OnBoard LLC. 2020 has been a year full of twists, turns, changes and collaborations (You obviously know this). Most likely, your organization has had more change in direction this year then…

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Minimum Wage Rate Set for Private Employers for 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Communications2@labor.mo.gov   Minimum Wage Rate Set for Private Employers for 2021   Jefferson City – The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announces the state minimum wage rate for 2021 has been established, according to state…

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Some Interesting Numbers and Some Positive Results Every Monday at 6:42 a.m. and 8:42 a.m., Chamber President & CEO, John Mehner, provides information on what’s happening in the area of regional development in Southeast Missouri on KRCU. Listen live on 90.9 FM.  No doubt 2020 has been a very challenging year. Let’s look at some…

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