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City Manager’s Vlog, March 2020 Edition: Boone County Counts

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City Manager’s Vlog, March 2020 Edition: Boone County Counts

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Deputy City Manager De'Carlon Seewood guest-hosts this month's vlog from the Blind Boone Home in downtown Columbia. He discusses the 2020 Census with co-Chairs Brianna Lennon and Tracy Greever-Rice.

Percent For Art Artist David Spear

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Percent For Art Artist David Spear

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Artist David Spear was recently commissioned through the City of Columbia's Percent for Art program to create site-specific art for the new Columbia Sports Fieldhouse at A. Perry Philips Park. Columbia's Office of Cul...

Sports Tourism on the Rise:Welcome to Columbia Sports Fieldhouse

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Sports Tourism on the Rise:Welcome to Columbia Sports Fieldhouse

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For more than 20 years, the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has been working to bring a multi-sport complex to Columbia for amateur and professional sporting events. Now, that dream is a reality. Colu...

CARE Traditional Summer Program Testimonial: Gloria

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CARE Traditional Summer Program Testimonial: Gloria

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CARE’s Traditional Summer Program hires 14- to 20-year-old trainees to work up to 20 hours per week at a variety of local work sites for eight weeks over the summer. If you know someone interested in a summer job, sen...

Inclusive Excellence for Business

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Inclusive Excellence for Business

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Social Equity partner Inclusive Impact Institute and the University of Missouri's Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity work together to foster diversity, inclusion and equity in business culture in Columbia.

CARE Traditional Summer Program Testimonial: Alexis

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CARE Traditional Summer Program Testimonial: Alexis

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When temperatures dip down to freezing and snow is in the forecast, the last thing anyone is thinking is, "where am I going to work this summer?" However, if you or someone you know may need a summer job in 2020, now ...

CARE Traditional Summer Program Testimonial: Jorge

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CARE Traditional Summer Program Testimonial: Jorge

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CARE’s Summer Program offers an eight-week program in which approximately 14- to 20-year-old trainees are hired to work up to 20 hours per week at a variety of local work sites. If you know someone interested in a sum...

2019 MWBE/Expo Recap

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2019 MWBE/Expo Recap

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In August 2019 the MWBE Expo teamed up with Contractors Expo: Building Inclusive Partnerships. Here's a little bit of what happened ...

Census 2020: Boone County Counts Kickoff Event

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Census 2020: Boone County Counts Kickoff Event

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Missouri's City of Columbia and County of Boone held a joint press event to kick off the "Boone County Counts" campaign to raise awareness and stress the importance of public participation in the 2020 census.

Advancing Renewables in the Midwest Conference

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Advancing Renewables in the Midwest Conference

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The "Advancing Renewables in the Midwest" conference is heading into its fifteenth year of identifying and promoting programs, policies, and projects to enhance the use of renewable energy resources throughout the Mid...