August Member News 2021


Member News is a monthly blog post dedicated to sharing Chamber members’ upcoming events or major news. If you have something to share, email the Chamber’s Director of Communications and Marketing, Mary Kate Hafner, at [email protected].

The Central Bank of Boone County Lobby Gallery, located inside the Downtown Bank at 8th and Broadway, features the works of Deni Cary Phillips through Monday, August 30, 2021. The Lobby Gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. 

Phillips’ work in the show is a curated collection of photos taken in America and Europe. Each one’s intention is to draw the viewer into the essence of the place, it’s heart, to tell a story of creation, whether natural or made by human hands.

Burrell Behavioral Health announced Megan Steen’s acceptance of the role Vice President of Burrell’s Central Region. Steen is a recent graduate of the MBA program at the University of Missouri and previously served as Burrell’s Director of Outpatient Services, Central Region

Megan Steen

“Throughout my time at Burrell I’ve had the opportunity to be involved with many of our programs and services. I look forward to supporting the next chapter of our region and the communities we serve,” said Megan.

Her personal time is divided between her husband and daughter and serving the community. Megan’s generosity is on display as a volunteer for organizations like Heart of Missouri CASA, Greater Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network.

Burrell Behavioral Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing community mental health centers in the country. They are looking for new members to join their team. See all open positions and apply at BurrellCenter.com/careers.

Zimmer Communications was awarded the Service to Community Award for Radio in the ownership group category during the 2021 Celebration of Service to America Awards program, which aired today on hundreds of stations nationwide. Hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Leadership Foundation, the Service to America Awards recognize outstanding community service by local broadcasters.

“America’s local radio and television broadcasters demonstrated unparalleled devotion to helping families and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said NAB Leadership Foundation President Michelle Duke. “We are pleased to honor the winners and celebrate broadcasters nationwide for their commitment to public service.”

More information about Zimmer Communications’ award-winning community service effort, “Miracles for Kids Radiothon,” and a complete list of station winners and finalists are available at ServiceToAmericaAwards.org.