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Summer is Here – You Need a Vacation!

By rgilligan_robgilligan | May 23, 2022

This weekend is Memorial Day, the traditional Start of Summer, to boost business productivity and morale, make sure to include some vacation time in your summer schedule. With the kick-off of summer and the biggest season for vacation, many businesses and business owners are finding themselves stuck between staffing shortages and coverage issues with the…

The Power of Networking

By rgilligan_robgilligan | May 16, 2022

Building and maintaining a business support network is important for new businesses and veterans alike. Business networking and relationship building is a cornerstone activity for any new organization or member. Early in your career it’s important to get out and make new connections that can help you to grow both personally and professionally. For a…

Missouri Bicentennial Mural Installation Reveal Upcoming

By Chamber Member | May 13, 2022

The Missouri Bicentennial Mural, which originated from Painted Wren Art Gallery here in Cape Girardeau, is being installed next week in the Harry S. Truman Building in Jefferson City, Missouri. This impressive 12 feet by 30 feet mural took 2 1/2 years to complete, with 16,116 people having each painted a 2-inch right triangle. Nineteen…

Cape Girardeau Elks Lodge Masters at the Lake

By Chamber Member | May 11, 2022

This year is our 20th annual Masters at the Lake, Tennis Ball “Golf” Tournament Fundraiser. The co-recipients of this year’s fundraiser are the Volunteer Fire Departments of Cape Girardeau County and our own Elks Charities dedicated to helping local community Veterans and Children. Our goal this year is to raise $10,000 for each charity. The…

TITLE VI PUBLIC MEETINGS NOTICE

By Chamber Member | May 9, 2022

The Southeast Metropolitan Planning Organization (SEMPO) will hold public information meetings on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Osage Centre, 1625 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and on Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Jackson Civic Center, 381 East Deerwood Dr., Jackson, Missouri regarding the…

New Piece of Art located at Broadway and Sprigg Street

By Chamber Member | May 9, 2022

Broadway Pharmacy located in downtown Cape is bringing a new piece of art to the corner of Broadway and Sprigg Street. The sculpture titled Ciconia, meaning The Crane, was created by student artist Melanie Reichert from Southeast Missouri State University along with support from a Broadway Pharmacy Student Art Sculpture Grant. Ciconia was constructed by using…

“Win Big for Little Lives” Raffle to benefit Lutheran Family & Children’s Services

By Chamber Member | May 9, 2022

The LFCS office in Cape Girardeau is raising money to support various programs that help children and families in need living in Southeast Missouri. The “Win Big for Little Lives” fundraiser is a Raffle with 3 great prizes that can be won – Grand Prize is a 2022 Can-Am Defender Max Side x Side/UTV (valued…

10 Years of Serving Friends & Family – New Patient Special

By Chamber Member | May 9, 2022

Elevation Chiropractic recently celebrated their 10th anniversary here in Cape Girardeau. As they continue to grow & serve, their office is extending a ”Friends & Family” New Patient Special to both patients & non-patients! This June, all new patients will receive a consultation, examination, complimentary x-rays, and follow-up appointment for only $49. Have a friend…

SEMO Food Bank launches new tool making it easier for groups to volunteer

By Chamber Member | May 9, 2022

Southeast Missouri Food Bank has introduced an online volunteer calendar, making it simpler for groups to schedule a time. Groups, which usually range in size from 10 to 20 people, may help pack senior food boxes or sort and label products. If your business, team or organization wants to volunteer, go to semofoodbank.org/donate-time to sign…

Green Bear Project Founder and Educator Receives Standing with Children Award

By Chamber Member | May 9, 2022

Green Bear Project Founder and Educator Receives Standing with Children Award Leasa Stone founder and educator of the Green Bear Project through Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence was honored at the Missouri KidsFirst – Standing with Children Awards in April 2022 for her outstanding efforts throughout her career to provide outreach and education to…