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SEMO-NASV needs your help!

By Chamber Member | September 8, 2021

Hello SEMO-NASV family, I am posting today because we are low on some much-needed items that we provide sexual assault victims that come to our organization to have a Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) performed. After a victim has experienced sexual assault, we must collect all their clothing for the SAK. This leaves them with nothing…

Gilmer Achieves CHST

By Chamber Member | September 8, 2021

Thomas Gilmer, onsite safety manager for Robinson Construction, has completed all requirements for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification. This highly respected certification is awarded by BCSP to individuals who meet eligibility and experience criteria in the safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) discipline and have passed a…

Cape County Has Been Growing According to 2020 Census Data

By John Mehner | August 23, 2021

It is mandated by the U.S. Constitution, happens every ten years, and the results are used for many purposes. Of course, I’m talking about the U.S. Census. The Census Bureau just released the raw numbers for the 2020 count. This data is used to determine seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, define legislative districts…

Another Record and a BIG Win

By John Mehner | August 16, 2021

This past week brought another record and a big first for our area. And the two are tied together. The latest monthly hotel/motel tax numbers for the city of Cape set a record – again – for monthly receipts. In fact, it shattered the previous record by 10%. Strong partnerships between Visit Cape, Parks and…

America’s Car-Mart Marks Milestone & Celebrates 40th Anniversary

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

Rogers, Arkansas , Aug. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — America’s Car-Mart, one of the largest publicly-held automotive retailers in the “Integrated Auto Sales and Finance” segment of the used car market, is commemorating its 40th year in business. In 1981, Car-Mart set out a vision to help credit-challenged customers find a vehicle that makes a…

Third McDonald’s Location in Cape Girardeau Kicks off “A Month of McDonald’s” Deals During July 13th Ribbon Cutting Event

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

The newly-built restaurant on Kingshighway joins the Broadway and William locations as the third McDonald’s restaurant in Cape Girardeau, all locally-owned by Shannon Davis. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – Local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Shannon Davis announced A Month of McDonald’s deals during a ribbon cutting event for his latest restaurant in Cape Girardeau at 1701 N Kingshighway.…

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

August 29 The Family Life Center, 320 N Ellis St. 6 PM With Nita Dubose, Guidance Counselor Chances are that you know someone who is struggling with depression or anxiety, or both. And you may not even be aware of it. This workshop will provide valuable information on how to recognize distress and where to…

Project HOPE Volunteers Needed

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

Project HOPE is a free event, that will be held Oct. 1 at the Osage Center, for anyone needing community-based resources. Project Hope is a one-shop, one-stop event for our most vulnerable population. There will be employment resources, services, medical assessments, dental care, haircuts, and so much more! As a volunteer you’ll be helping deliver…

2021 GlennView Live2Lead Registration Open

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

2021 GlennView Live2Lead is hosted by GlennView, in partnership with The Bank of Missouri, and will be held in person at the Drury Plaza Hotel Cape Girardeau Conference Center in Cape Girardeau, MO, on October 8, 2021. LIVE2LEAD is a half-day, leader development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key…

Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk to benefit Pink Up

By Chamber Member | August 11, 2021

Saturday, October 2 | Starts at 10 am | Arena Park Saint Francis Foundation is excited to host the Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk. Proceeds benefit Pink Up, which provides free cancer screenings for the four major cancers in the area: Lung, Prostate, Colon and Breast. For more information, please call 573-331-5791.