Heart of the City Archives

Live Well By Faith Wins National Award

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Live Well By Faith Wins National Award

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The Live Well By Faith (LWBF) program was honored by the Boone County Commission after receiving the 2019 National Association of Counties (NaCo) Achievement Award. LWBF also won the Missouri Association of Counties' ...

2019 Veterans Day Meet Up

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2019 Veterans Day Meet Up

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Honoring veterans who work for the City of Columbia, Missouri.

CARE Program Employment Education Workshops

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CARE Program Employment Education Workshops

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Columbia Parks and Recreation's CARE Program offers free drop-in job-readiness workshops at the Armory for 6th through 12th grade students looking to hone their job hunting skills. Workshops are available from 3 p.m. ...

2019 Community Scholars

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2019 Community Scholars

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Highlights from the award-winning Community Scholars Program. In 2018 the Community Scholars Program received the Missouri Municipal League's Innovation Award for demonstrating new approaches to solving municipal chal...

Victims of Violent Crime: Columbia Missouri

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Victims of Violent Crime: Columbia Missouri

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Stories of violent crime appear frequently in national and local news. While the general public may become oblivious to the issue; violent crimes have a devastating effect on the victim's family. In this video, Alicia...

Fresh Start

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Fresh Start

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James Bayless and his wife Kathryn “Kathy” Hutson-Bayless created Fresh Start Property Management to provide safe, stable and affordable housing for people recovering from addiction. Their individual battles with addi...

2019 Fair Housing and Lending Seminar

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2019 Fair Housing and Lending Seminar

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The 2019 Fair Housing and Lending Seminar was held Friday, April 5, 2019, at City Hall in Columbia, Missouri. The seminar was hosted by the City of Columbia’s Human Rights and Disabilities Commissions and sponsored by...

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Room at the Inn

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2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Room at the Inn

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Since 2008, Room at the Inn has provided winter shelter for homeless adults. From December through mid-March each year, Room at the Inn has provided a clean, safe place to warm up, have a meal, and get a good night's ...

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Kari Utterback

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2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Kari Utterback

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Kari works extremely hard at organizing and promoting social diversity and cultural understanding in our community. She is a leader in the "Building Inclusive Communities" training program at the City of Columbia, fac...

C.A.R.E. Traditional Summer Program

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C.A.R.E. Traditional Summer Program

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The C.A.R.E. (Career Awareness Related Experience) Traditional Summer Program provides summer jobs to 14 -to 20-year-olds who live in the City of Columbia and/or attend a Columbia school. The C.A.R.E. trainees are pla...