Southeast Missourian launches Shop Local campaign 
Our area is home to a variety of one-of-a-kind businesses that offer exceptional products and specialized services, employ residents, sustain the economy, and invest in our community. This holiday season, shop local and support your community with the Southeast Missourian's Shop Local Holiday Virtual Market. 
BBB Recognizes Three Businesses with 2020 BBB Cape Girardeau TORCH Awards

Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois has honored three Southeast Missouri businesses with TORCH Awards. “BBB TORCH Awards recognize companies committed to exceptional service and high ethics,” said Whitney Quick, BBB Cape Girardeau Regional Director. “These organizations have truly joined BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust in an exemplary way, particularly in this extraordinary year."

Local Travel Agent Carol Nunnery of Dream Vacations - Nunnery Travels Participates in Elite Travel Industry Event
Travel Weekly and TravelAge West are proud to announce that Cape Girardeau resident Carol Nunnery was selected from among hundreds of applicants to attend the eighth-annual Global Travel Marketplace (GTM), which took place virtually October 29 – 30, 2020. 
EBO MD adds allergy treatment option for patients
Starting December 1, allergy sufferers in Southeast Missouri have another option for treating the cause—not just the symptoms—of their allergies. EBO MD is bringing sublingual immunotherapy, or allergy drops, to area allergy sufferers. Like allergy injections, allergy drops help patients build long-term tolerance to substances that cause reactions by delivering small amounts of the allergen, or antigen, to the body. 
Give Hope This Holiday Season

Recognizing that this year has been like no other, Southeast Food Bank is offering an alternative to holiday gift giving for families and businesses. "I think people are evaluating what is truly most important this season," said food bank CEO Joey Keys. "A lot of us are holding more dearly to those people and traditions we value most as we think about our holiday gift giving."

With OnBoard HR, there is NO Drama, Llama!
Start off the new year on a good note and book your team trainings and workshops through OnBoard, LLC. Our team specializes in compliance, workplace culture (specifically DRAMA), and team-building. Let us bring these unique trainings to your workplace and make your office the best it can be in 2021! We have plenty to choose from and can create a custom training, just for your office!
Humane Society of Southeast Missouri’s Challenge Match Opportunity 
The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri announces an amazing opportunity for a Matching Gift Challenge – made possible by William and Susan Bailey, in memory of Susan’s brother, Chuck, who was passionate about animals. This generous gift of $250,000 is directed toward completion of the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri’s new building construction. 
EPIC Overdose Prevention Survey 

EPIC is collecting information related to overdose awareness and prevention in our community. We have created a very brief survey (less than five minutes) to assess knowledge and experiences in the community in order to help us plan effective prevention strategies.  Please take just a couple of minutes to answer the questions on the survey.

Delta I-Fund Application Open
The application for the upcoming Delta I-Fund cohort, set to kick off virtually on January 23rd, is now live! Please encourage early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators throughout the Delta Regional Authority territory to apply by January 3rd at www.f6s.com/deltaifund/apply. 
Chili’s Grill & Bar – Now Hiring for a New Restaurant Opening
Chili’s Grill & Bar – Now Hiring for a New Restaurant Opening 3093 William St, Cape Girardeau, MO, 63703 Be A Part Of What's Trending At Today's Chili's. On the Spot Hires! Paid Training! Make Money! Grow Your Career!
December 9-10
Toys for Tots

River Radio, the Marine Corps League #1081 and Schnucks Cape Girardeau are collecting new unwrapped toys, batteries and monetary donations children and families in need this holiday season. Drive up and drop off your donations on December 9th and 10th from 8am to 8pm. All donations and proceeds remain local and will be distributed by the Marine Corps League #1081 in time for the holidays.

8am - 8pm | Schnucks Cape Girardeau
December 12
32nd Annual Holiday Home Tour to benefit Lutheran Family & Children's Services

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the area's finest homes, beautifully decorated for the holiday season! As your family begins to prepare for the holidays, Lutheran Family and Children’s Services wants to celebrate one thing that keeps families safer and stronger together: Tradition. LFCS is all about family and we know how important tradition is. Much like decorating your home, baking cookies, and wrapping presents, our annual Holiday Home Tour has become a regular part of the Christmas season. This signature event began 32 years ago in order to support children and families in the community.

Virtual
December 17
EPIC Ed.

Please join EPIC on Thursday, December 17th at 11:00a.m. for EPIC Ed., a virtual EPIC Educational event featuring a panel of experts who will share about overdose prevention and harm reduction strategies. The event will be held on Zoom. We would appreciate it if you would email pals@epicprevention.org if you plan to attend. 

11:00 am | Zoom
December 22
Return Strong Virtual Job Fair

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, the Missouri Office of Workforce Development (OWD) will host a Return Strong Virtual Job Fair in partnership with the Missouri Hospital Association. This fair will specifically seek job candidates to fill entry-level clinical and non-clinical positions throughout Missouri. More than 180 employers have already reserved their virtual booths for the Healthcare Industry Virtual Job Fair! 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Virtual
December 31
EPIC Glow 5K

The 5k can be completed anytime between December 30th at 5:00a.m. and January 1st at 12:00 a.m. All funds raised will support EPIC's work with local youth. Learn more about EPIC at www.epicprevention.org. Register for the race at www.epicprevention.org/GLOW 

All day | Virtual
June 26
Notre Dame Regional High School Education Fund Foundation and 1st Class Travel Present a 2022 tour to Switzerland & Germany featuring the Passion Play

1st Class Travel and the NDHS Education Fund Foundation are organizing a guided tour Germany and Switzerland with the Oberammergau Passion Play. ALL ARE INVITED (you do not have to be associated with Notre Dame to attend or go on the trip)! Experience the grand cities of Europe’s Alpine region and be part of history in the making when you enjoy a performance of the legendary Passion Play in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau. 
Thank you to our 2020 Partners!