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Cape Girardeau CVB gets new home

October 26, 2016

The Cape Girardeau CVB is celebrating its move to a new office and visitor center space at 220 N. Fountain Street, just around the corner from its old location.  The CVB is now open in its new spot, sharing quarters with the Cape Area Chamber of Commerce. The 400 Broadway building that the CVB formerly […]

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Many Missouri cities expected to grow by 2040

October 11, 2016

  The St. Louis Business Journal has reported on 2015-2040 projections for population growth in Missouri and metropolitan areas around the country. Several Missouri cities such as Columbia, Springfield, and Branson are expected to see population increases of more than 20 percent over that period; St. Louis’ is projected to be much smaller, at less […]

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“Bike Your Park Day” is Sept. 24

September 15, 2016

Looking to break out your bicycle? Strap on your helmet Sept. 24, and join in “Bike Your Park Day” in honor of the National Park Service’s centennial. Cycling routes from Joplin, Carthage, and Neosho to George Washington Carver National Monument. Join the Joplin CVB, Carver Birthplace Association, and Carver National Monument in celebrating our national […]

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Celebrating the National Park Service

August 17, 2016

Thursday, August 25, is the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial/Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis has exciting plans to celebrate it.  At 11 am on the 25th, state and city leaders will gather at Luther Ely Smith Square for a ceremony followed by a picnic, food truck […]

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Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau

May 16, 2016

 19th Annual Spring Harbor Hop   On Saturday, May 7, 2016 boaters had the opportunity to participate in the 19th Annual Spring Harbor Hop at the Lake of the Ozarks. The Harbor Hop is a poker hop in which participants pick up playing cards in order to build a winning poker hand and become eligible […]

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Shell Rotella SuperRigs Returns to Joplin June 9-11

May 12, 2016

 Highlight will be the “Giants of Joplin” Truck Parade on Friday Night The 34th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs Event will roll into the Joplin Convention and Trade Center from June 9 through 11. The event, which is the premier truck beauty contest for actively working trucks in North America, has been themed the “Giants of […]

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People Update: Al Beltranena

March 11, 2016

Al Beltranena recently was named general manager of the St. Charles Convention Center.  He also has served as assistant general manager and director of food and beverage for the property.  Beltranena previously worked as an instructor in food and beverage management at the Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami, and the Florida Culinary […]

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People Update: Brenda Newbern

March 11, 2016

The Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Brenda Newbern executive director.  Newbern formerly was a sales manager for MidAmerica Hotels Corp. in Cape Girardeau, and has worked in customer service and office operations for retailers and manufacturers.  She also previously served as a group tour manager for the CVB.

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