GP Podcast

United Way of Southeast Missouri

COVID has forced many organizations to adapt, and that includes charitable organizations. KRCU’s Clayton Hester spoke to Elizabeth Shelton, Executive director, of the United Way of Southeast Missouri.

This week was the virtual kickoff for their organization, for the sake of raising funds and assisting their partner organizations. Shelton adds that those who want to support United Way can do so via their golf tournament on Oct 2. You can learn more about that unitedwayofsemo.org/

 

Lindsey Grojean / KRCU

 

 

Where will Cape Girardeau be in 2040 and what will it look like? Answers to those questions have been offered after the Cape Vision 2040 project was approved over the summer. City Planner Ryan Shrimplin came on the program to talk about the progress that has been made on the project.

 

Steve Schaffner/YouTube

2020 has been a year of shifts toward digital programming for many industries. Due to a decline in large, in-person gatherings, one of those industries is live music. 

But musicians are notorious for embracing new technology and reinventing their routine when complications arise. Steve Schnaffner is one of them. 

Abby Wendle, Harvest Public Media

 

Farmers have faced challenges the past couple of years, from the trade war to the current pandemic putting a strain on the industry.

Barry Bean is a board member of the Missouri Farm Bureau and a cotton farmer. He’s president of Bean and Bean Cotton Company. KRCU’s Clayton Hester spoke with Bean about the economic pressures facing the industry today.

 

Codefi

 

Codefi has announced winners for its 1ST50K competition, breaking precedent in the competition. The competition is aimed at new startups and awards $50,000 to its winners.

In addition to startup money, the winners receive access to venture capital and angel investment networks, professional and high-level business coaching and mentorship and personal introductions to strategic business leaders. 

KRCU’s Clayton Hester spoke to Codefi’s director of public relations Stacy Dohogne Lane about this year’s results. 

 

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