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By growthzone | April 10, 2024

Music on the River is a fundraiser for KRCU Public Radio. The event will take place under the stars and tents at River Campus Park on Saturday, May 4th from 5:30 – 9 p.m. The evening includes dinner, open bar and dancing to the music of Sam + Jess, The SEMO Steel Drum Band &…

MoDOT to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Route K Corridor in Cape Girardeau County 

By growthzone | April 10, 2024

The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18 to discuss plans to improve the Route K corridor in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The meeting will be held at Notre Dame High School, located at 265 Notre Dame Dr. in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  A traffic study was…

Mercy Hospital Southeast Welcomes New Cardiologist

By growthzone | April 10, 2024

Mercy Southeast welcomes a new cardiologist, Raphael Ngengwe, MD, who will be serving the Cape Girardeau community. Dr. Ngengwe specializes in cardiac electrophysiology. As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Ngengwe treats issues related to the heart’s electrical system, which controls the rhythm of the heart. Examples of these conditions include atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter and…

Preusser Named Community Bank President at First Midwest Bank

By growthzone | April 10, 2024

The Board of Directors of First Midwest Bank announced that David Preusser has been named the Community Bank President for the Jackson market. Preusser has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, with extensive knowledge in credit analysis and commercial lending. He will oversee First Midwest’s Jackson location while continuing to serve…

Economic Impact from Eclipse Tourism

By growthzone | April 8, 2024

It’s finally here! Eclipse day 2024 and with-it thousands of umbraphiles, or eclipse chasers will descend on the Southeast Missouri region. While I am sure some of the locals will be grumbling about traffic and crowded restaurants, the economic benefit to our area businesses and the communities overall will be worth it. The Economic Impact…

Business Messaging and April Fool’s Day

By growthzone | April 1, 2024

April Fool’s Day is the one day per year that businesses and brands can have a little fun and engage their customers in a fun and joking way. With a well thought out joke and gag businesses can get instant recognition and positive engagement, but it’s important to think through your plan fully to avoid…

Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month – April 2024

By growthzone | March 26, 2024

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All throughout the month of April, Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence will be hosting events to bring awareness to these issues in our communities and educate the community. Check out our website and Facebook page for all events! Check out

Join us for the Century Casino Total Solar Eclipse + The Riverview Hotel Opening Events!

By growthzone | March 26, 2024

Join us for the Century Casino Total Solar Eclipse + The Riverview Hotel Opening Events! Full listing located at The weekend kicks off with hand-rolled cigars Wednesday night and ends with an eclipse watch party during the momentous occasion. Plus, free live music Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sunday nights at Red Star Grill and…

2024 Servpro Fore The Scouts Golf Classic

By growthzone | March 26, 2024

This is the annual golf classic to support Scouting in Southeast Missouri. Funds raised at this event help support our efforts in area public schools, including our partnerships with Cape Public Schools, to provide unique programming and leadership opportunities to the youth of Southeast Missouri.

MRV Banks Supports First Responders: Donates Tickets to Cedric The Entertainer Show

By growthzone | March 26, 2024

MRV Banks, a leading financial institution dedicated to community welfare, has announced its support for local first responders by purchasing 20 tickets to the upcoming Cedric The Entertainer show at the Show Me Center on March 23. As a gesture of appreciation for the unwavering dedication and sacrifice exhibited by first responders in safeguarding our…