Check-in on some of our members’ news and upcoming events. Check back to this page as we will add additional stories throughout January. Columbia Parks & Recreation Department: Do you know any teenagers who want to gain valuable employment skills while earning a paycheck this summer? The CARE Summer Program is for 14- to 20- … Continued
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33 business and community members will be developing their leadership competencies and gaining insights into the issues and opportunities facing Columbia during Leadership Columbia 2020, set to kick off in January. The applicant pool was the highest received in the past five years, making the selection process especially difficult for the Steering Committee. Selection included … Continued
Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe joined the Columbia Chamber of Commerce at The State Historical Society of Missouri for the November installment of our Lunch with a Leader series. Lunch with a Leader is a chance for our community to get face to face with our civic leaders, an opportunity that can be rare with our overhauled … Continued
On November 7, 2019, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce held its 14th annual Small Business Expo at the Parkade Center located on Business Loop. The event included 40 small businesses from a variety of industries, from the arts to woodworking. Attendees made new connections while indulging in Red Lobster cheddar biscuits and margaritas from La … Continued
As we end our October 2019 on a snowy note (whoever heard of a white Halloween!?) check out some of our member news and upcoming events. Check back to this page as we will add additional stories throughout November. Member News and Updates: The Loop: In early October, Jabberwocky Studios and the Loop Community Improvement … Continued
Some of Columbia’s most outstanding business professionals were recognized on June 24, 2019, with four of the most prestigious awards handed out by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
The members of Leadership Columbia 2019 had a unique and exciting opportunity to wrap up their six-month program in June during their final session day on the subject of “Growth & Economy.”
Member News Boone County, as a National Collaboratives for Infants and Toddlers (NCIT) community, was well-represented at a NCIT gathering in Salt Lake County, Utah. The All Community Convening event, held April 23-24, 2019, focused on giving NCIT communities the opportunity to share ideas, best practices and successes in prenatal-to-three development through the Pritzker Children’s … Continued
Registration for the annual Leadership Visit opened on May 15 and less than 20 seats remain. This year’s visit will take place in Tuscaloosa from September 10-12 for 70 leaders in the business, civic, nonprofit, education and wider community from Columbia and Boone County. Specific sessions are being developed now, and may include topics of … Continued
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce named Boone County Lumber the 2019 Small Business of the Year.