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Nonprofits Make Columbia and Its Public Schools Better 

Dr. Brian Yearwood discusses how nonprofits are helping the Columbia community and its public schools better.

Kim Ambra

Dear Local Nonprofit Heroes

COMO Mag’s editor thanks our local nonprofit community.

Pam Ingram

The Transformative Power of Nonprofits: My Personal Journey

Adonica Coleman discusses her personal journey with nonprofits in Columbia, including her relationship with Pam Ingram.

Book covers of: Total Money Makeover, Thou Shall Prosper, and From Paycheck To Purpose Books

Invest in Yourself

COMO’s publisher shares her favorite finds that have helped her along her personal financial journey.

Kim Ambra

The Chronicles of My Financial Misadventures

Kim Ambra, Editor of COMO Magazine discusses the chronicles of her financial misadventures.

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School Budgeting

A Glimpse into Columbia Public Schools’ Budget Development Process.

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New Fiscal Year, New Pay Philosophy

De’Carlon Seewood discusses new pay philosophy in Columbia.

Madison Wisconsin

What’s Possible?

Insights from leaders and innovation in Madison, Wisconsin.

Chicken and Dijon Mushroom Sauce

Cookin With Hoss: Dijon Mushroom Sauce

Although the weather doesn’t always seem to be in agreement, fall is just around the…

Single Engine Plane in Sky

Inspiring Greatness Throughout CPS

In August, we gathered all of our nearly 3,000 employees together for the first time…

Kim and her daughter on graduation day from Missouri State University

I am (mostly) thankful for the lessons

I feel like every year when the kids go back to school is like a…

Group of school children running through walkway with backpacks and lunch sacks.

Back-to-School Memories: My lifelong transformation

As the back-to-school season rolls around, my mind always drifts back to my own educational…