Celebrations

Mutual Support

First held in 1985, the Show-Me State Games signed up 600 athletes. Fast forward to last year and nearly 29,000 athletes flocked to Columbia.

Baumgartners

Taking Chances

George Baumgartner was a jack-of-all-trades in the truest sense: He opened a gas station with…

A Downtown Dream Come True

Next to the courthouse downtown stands a new building intended for commercial office space. The…

It’s Not Just Hair

The Paul Mitchell School celebrates personalized learning, increased enrollment, and a bigger location. “I don’t…

Back to the Future

The Columbia Board of Realtors was founded in 1944 and strives to be the voice…

Meeting Unmet Needs

The Assistance League of Mid-Missouri celebrates 25 years. Just off West Broadway sits the offices…

Stephens College Master of Physician Assistant Studies Graduates First Class

Stephens College embraces the future of health care with a new program.

Studio Home Celebrates 10 years and New Location

Aaron Dolan’s original plan was to spend his career in hospitality and event planning. When…

CBT Celebrations

Columbia Art League Celebrates 60 Years of Art in the Park

Five artists who had been taking creative classes together in 1959 decided to found the…

PWArchitects Celebrates 40 Years

Bigger isn’t always better. In the world of architecture, this may seem like a contradictory…

COU Celebrates 50 Years

A lot has changed since the main 6,500-foot runway on Highway H had its dedication…

Kasmann Insurance Agency Celebrates 95 Years

Many firsts happened In 1923. The Yankees played their first home game at the original…