Access Arts Pottery Studio

Art for All

There’s something soothing about working with clay, which may be why pottery classes are among…

Fighting to Improve Lives

In the aftermath of World War II, Columbia fell victim to shortages of food, housing,…


Clownfish and Coral and More, Oh My!

From clownfish to coral to cacti, The Basement Reef specializes in the less common, the…

2021 Small Business of the Year

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce named Healium as the 2021 Small Business of the Year…

Getting Your Name on the Door

Commitment can be daunting, but it often proves to be worthwhile. When it comes to…


The Music Maker

When St. Louis native Jason Schrick, 41, moved to Columbia 13 years ago, he didn’t…

11 Years of Solar Energy

Dogwood Solar has been providing renewable solar energy to the Columbia community and beyond
for 11 years.

A Work of (Martial) Art

“I actually never wanted to do [jiu-jitsu],” Oly Warner, owner of Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu, remembers.…

Small But Mighty

Every year, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce honors businesses of 25 employees or fewer for…

A Loud and Lively Legacy

Downtown Columbia is full of icons. You can find plenty of the city’s staples there,…

A Gem of History

Columbia Cemetery in Autumn

Exterior view of Missouri Employers Mutual building

25 Years of Safety

Missouri Employers Mutual celebrates 25 years of providing affordable insurance and safety to businesses.