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Do You Want to Reduce First-Year Turnover?

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

United Way of Southeast Missouri, in collaboration with area employers, is exploring a grant-funded program designed to reduce first-year employee turnover in entry-level positions for which a high school education is adequate, and WE NEED YOUR INPUT! Please take 5 MINUTES right now to complete our survey regarding employee turnover in your workplace. You can…

ELITE TRAVEL, INC. Welcomes New Travel Assistant

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

Elite Travel, Inc. is pleased to welcome Kayla Goode as a Travel Assistant. Kayla has over 10 year’s customer service experience. Her experience in the high pressure, medical field has proved essential as she assists the agency and its customers in navigating travel updates due to COVID-19. She is a native of Jackson and valedictorian…

Cape Area Community Foundation Grant To Invigorate Math and Close Learning Gap Due to COVID-19

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has hindered the learning process for students across the country but the elementary students of Cape Girardeau Public Schools will receive some intense math support thanks to a grant through the Cape Area Community Foundation. The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Foundation will receive $7500 for Connecting the COVID…

Texas Roadhouse is Hiring All Positions!

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

We love our job, and we think you will too! Find out more information and apply online at  

Email me for free digital consultation in the first 15 days of May

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

Local digital solutions expert with over 10 years of direct business experience helping small and medium sized businesses connect with new customers that are searching for their services. As a SEMO grad that has been around SE Missouri all my life, I have a unique understanding how to utilize online solutions to connect with local…

Mental Health First Aid Trainings Available

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and reason to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the…

Cape Junior High Robotics Team Set For World Championship

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

The Terry W. Kitchen Central Junior High TigerTech Robotics Team is gearing up for the VEX Robotics World Championship. In only its second season competing, the team was awarded the Design Award at the Missouri Middle School VEX State Championship in March. That impressive showing clinched their ticket to compete on the global level. The…

Cape Job Center Moving

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

The Cape Job Center will be moving to 40 S. Sprigg St., we will be open at the new location on May 17th.

Community Focus Groups

By Chamber Member | May 12, 2021

Mothers in the Workforce

By John Mehner | May 10, 2021

On this day after our country celebrated Mother’s Day, I thought it would be interesting to look at the role mothers play in our work force. Statistics tell us in January 2020, right before the pandemic, there were more women on payrolls in the U.S. than men. Working mothers made up one third of all…