John Mehner

Host, Let's Talk Business

John Mehner is the President and CEO of the Cape Chamber.

Ways to Connect

Women in the Workforce

Apr 8, 2018
Cape Chamber

There are 74.6 million in the civilian labor force and that number is growing at a steady clip.

What is PRS 2?

Mar 25, 2018
Cape Chamber

What is PRS 2 and why is April 3rd an important date? 

PRS stands for Parks, Recreation, and Storm Water. Ten years ago the citizens of Cape Girardeau passed a sales tax initiative dedicated to improving parks and recreation facilities and storm water infrastructure. The results are obvious and have had far reaching positive effects on our city and its visitors.

Cape Chamber

Wish I had a dollar for every time I hear: What we really need are more high tech jobs.

Certainly, I agree with the statement. The Technology Sector, while sometimes hard to define, is an important part of our national economy. Capitalizing on that is a key component to any economic development plan. And we have work to do.

Cape Chamber

The Cape Chamber is dedicated to providing development opportunities for business and professional growth. One of the ways we help grow our community is through the Business Builders program.

Business Builders is a multidimensional program available to Chamber members consisting of several elements:

Cape Chamber

Too often I’ve heard some version of the following comment when it comes to disasters: Oh, don’t worry. The odds of something like that happening here are slim to none. 

Disasters can be man-made or natural. Either way, the percentage of businesses that don’t survive significant disasters is alarming. Many simply aren’t prepared and can’t make the recovery necessary to keep operating. So let’s talk about what you can do.