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SoutheastHEALTH Foundation Princess Tea 2023

By Chamber Member | January 4, 2023

Saturday, April 29, 2023 Osage Center in Cape Girardeau, MO Tea Times: 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM   For more information, visit SEhealth.org/PrincessTea

Elite Travel, Inc. Disney Specialist spends birthday at Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration

By Chamber Member | January 4, 2023

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Tonya Blunt, travel advisor and Disney specialist, visited Walt Disney World to celebrate her birthday and Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. Blunt had the privilege of staying at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort at Walt Disney World. This resort is conveniently located next to Disney Springs and an easy bus ride…

New Year’s Resolutions for Business

By rgilligan_robgilligan | January 3, 2023

2022 is a wrap and 2023 is ready to begin. Looking forward to the new year ahead now is a wonderful time for business owners and leaders to think about New Year’s Resolutions. New Years resolutions is a common tradition for individuals to set goals as they start anew with a fresh calendar. A great article by…

Jobs & Workforce Update

By rgilligan_robgilligan | January 3, 2023

The November jobs reports shows a year over year decrease in unemployment including a slight increase Total employment for the Cape Girardeau MSA. On the surface those numbers look good but a look at the total Civilian Labor Force tells a more important story. In the November Jobs Report issued by the Missouri Economic Research and Information…

Workforce Opportunities for Rural Communities

By dbrune_danadebrock | January 3, 2023

Apprenticeships are proven to be beneficial for both employers and workers. As workforce challenges continue to face our region, it is critical that we explore opportunities like apprenticeships to help solve those challenges. The Missouri Chamber Foundation is launching the Workforce Opportunities for Rural Communities, or WORC, grant initiative and the Cape Chamber is teaming…

New Years Blood Drive

By Chamber Member | December 13, 2022

January 3rd, 2023 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM First State Community Bank of Cape County will host a Blood Drive in their Community Room at the Mt. Auburn branch. 2 South Mount Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 – Community Room

Local Travel Agent Receives Cruise Industry Certification

By Chamber Member | December 13, 2022

Carol Nunnery of Dream Vacations Recognized as Master Cruise Counsellor Cape Girardeau, MO (12/12/2022) – Carol Nunnery of Nunnery Travels & Associates Dream Vacations in Cape Girardeau has been designated as a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Master Cruise Counsellor (MCC), which is an advanced level certification. Master Cruise Counsellor certification is achieved through completing…

Graduation and Keeping Alumni Local

By rgilligan_robgilligan | December 12, 2022

This Saturday, December 17, 2022, Southeast Missouri State will hold it’s fall commencement with just over 1,000 students expected to complete their degrees and move into the workforce. We have talked many times about the impact that students have on the local and regional economy but today we will focus on the students as they…

Jackson Solar, LLC Earns 2022 Angi Super Service Award

By Chamber Member | December 12, 2022

Award reflects company’s consistent level of customer service Jackson, Missouri, December 8th 2022 – Jackson Solar, LLC is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angi Super Service Award (SSA). This award, first released in 1999, recognizes the best home professionals and businesses in the Angi network for their hard…

Elite Travel, Inc. Celebrated for Reaching Elite Diamond Status

By Chamber Member | December 8, 2022

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Shannon Thompson, Sales Manager, and Jaime Stroder, Assistant Manager, represented Elite Travel, Inc. at the Apple Leisure Group Vacations Elite Diamond Retreat in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Over the dates of November 17-20th, ALG Vacations took the time to thank its most important travel advisors, honoring the top-earning travel agency owners…