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2016 MCPA Winner: The Broadway Hotel

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2016 MCPA Winner: The Broadway Hotel

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The City of Columbia, Missouri recognized The Broadway Hotel with a Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement Award in the area of Innovative Best Practices.

C.A.R.E. Tutoring

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C.A.R.E. Tutoring

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The City of Columbia's C.A.R.E. program and the University of Missouri's Office of Service Learning partner to offer free after-school homework help for children, youth and young adults.

2017 MCPA Award Winner: Fretboard Coffee

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2017 MCPA Award Winner: Fretboard Coffee

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Fretboard Coffee achieved the 2017 Resource Conservation Award through many different sustainability practices. A few of their several practices include using organic beans, biodegradable bags and food containers, fur...

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Osher is a national volunteer-based education program designed for people aged fifty years and older who are eager to learn and socialize in a classroom environment.

Use Tax Q and A: Question 3

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Use Tax Q and A: Question 3

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Sustainability Manager Barbara Buffaloe answeres the question: How is the Use Tax reported? Businesses report their use tax quarterly to the State of Missouri. If the business does not collect the tax, the consumer i...

Announcing the Mayor’s Task Force on Medical Tourism

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Announcing the Mayor’s Task Force on Medical Tourism

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Columbia Mayor Brian Treece announces the formation of a Mayor's Task Force on Medical Tourism to develop Columbia as a nationally recognized medical center through the creation of an economic development plan that wi...

2015 MCPA Winner: Quaker

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2015 MCPA Winner: Quaker

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A committee of City of Columbia staff and community stakeholders established the Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement (MCPA) awards to recognize businesses and organizations for their environmental stewardship, innova...

Columbia, Missouri, 2016 Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement Awards

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Columbia, Missouri, 2016 Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement Awards

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The City of Columbia recently recognized six business and organizations for their sustainability efforts. This is the second year of the Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement Awards.

Office of Cultural Affairs Annual Arts Funding

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Office of Cultural Affairs Annual Arts Funding

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The Office of Cultural Affairs offers annual funding to nonprofit arts agencies in Columbia. Find out about the funding process and how it benefits the community.

2017 MCPA Award Winner: True/False Film Fest

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2017 MCPA Award Winner: True/False Film Fest

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The organizational winner for the 2017 Best Innovative Practices was the True/False Film Fest. Their efforts to reuse and recycle throughout their festival, including a landfill diversion rate of over 90%, have shown ...