Kim Ambra and her Forever Friends

COMO Editor’s Letter: Forever Friends

Although we are technically still in the middle of winter, this issue warms my heart.…

Back View Of Happy Multigenerational People Having Fun In A Public Park During Sunset Time Community And Support Concept

Mayor Buffaloe: Transcending Titles for Growth 

In January, we hosted the Columbia Values Diversity Celebration. It was lovely to see community…

Crab Rangoon Dip by Hoss Koetting

Cookin’ With Hoss – Crab Rangoon Filling

Have you ever ordered crab rangoon at your favorite Chinese restaurant? You get crispy little…

Barbara Buffaloe at the Jiangsu American Heartland Cities Cooperation

Forging Global Connections

As the mayor of Columbia, Missouri, I recently had the privilege of representing our vibrant…

Kim with her greatest supporters, her parents.

Keeping Up With The Joneses

Grab your kale chips kids and get settled in for this year’s health and wellness…

Be Well

Dr. Brian Yearwood discusses the pursuit of wellness in Columbia Public Schools.

Friends chatting over coffee at restaurant.

A Daily Journey Beyond New Year’s Resolutions

As we find ourselves at the top of 2024, it’s natural to wonder how time…

Group of friends toasting champagne glasses

Cheers to the Holidays: A Culinary Journey with Blartha

Adonica Coleman takes us on a culinary journey as she reflects on the whirlwind of 2023 and celebrations with friends.

Kim Ambra

From Plates to Pages

As I sit down to introduce this edition of COMO Magazine and COMO Business Times,…

Bright red apple cut out on blue background.

Serving Our Scholars

Did you know Columbia Public Schools serves more than 2.4 million meals to scholars each…

Students and teacher having a conversation at classroom

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.