September 2017 Member News


  • Menifield and Associates is co-hosting with CoMo Leaders, the 3rd Annual Live2Lead CoMo Leadership Simulcast Event at Stoney Creek Hotel and Convention Center on October 6 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. At Live2Lead you will learn from world-class leaders such as Dave Ramsey, Warrick Dunn, Cheryl Bachelder, and John C Maxwell, one of only 4 authors to sell more than a million copies of five books. At Live2Lead you will learn from world-class leaders, impact your community, and make new and meaningful connections. More information about tickets and sponsorship can be received at
  • Central Bank of Boone County announced the second Art of Adulting fast class. The Art of Adulting is a rapid learning opportunity for millennials focusing on important “adult” topics not taught in school. The rapid learning approach allows millennials to learn valuable information in the time it takes finish a drink. Managing debt will be the topic of the second fast class. The Art of Adulting fast class will take place at Shakespeare’s West on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reservations are required, visit the Central Bank of Boone County Facebook ( page to reserve your free spot. All participants 21 and older will receive food, drinks and a raffle ticket for prizes.
  • Central Bank of Boone County and the Columbia Art League seek professional and non-professional entries in the 58th Annual Boone County Art Show to be held at Central Bank of Boone County at 8th and Broadway, October 14 and 15. Any Boone County resident, full-time student or Columbia Art League member, 18 years of age or older, can submit one work completed within the last year. Cash prizes are awarded to artists for first, second and third place in nine categories. Artist entry forms are available at any Central Bank of Boone County, the Columbia Art League at 207 S. 9th Street in Columbia, and online at or
  • Join Schaefer Autobody Centers at their FREE Annual BBQ at their shop! This will be on September 21st – BBQ 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 1306 N. Creasy Springs Road. RSVP is appreciated, but not required to attend. Please RSVP to
  • The City of Columbia Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement (MCPA) Awards application is now open. In April, the City of Columbia will recognize local businesses and organizations that take action in their own operations to reduce environmental impacts, champion sustainable practices and promote an eco-friendly culture. Award categories include Environmental Stewardship, Pollution Prevention, Resource Conservation and Innovative Best Practices. Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 31st. To apply, visit
  • The fall classes the Small Business Technology Development Center will host have been set. Classes cover finance, SEO, social media, and labor law. You can view the Fall 2017 Catalog.
  • Fulton Family Health Associates will join University of Missouri Health Care, effective Dec. 7, leaders of both organizations announced. MU Health Care employs more than 600 university physicians, including approximately 70 family and community medicine providers. Fulton Family Health Associates includes three physicians, a physician assistant and 13 other health professionals, support and administrative staff. As part of the agreement, Fulton Family Health Associates will retain its unique identity, and Fulton Family Health Associates physicians and staff will continue to serve patients at 2613 Fairway Drive in Fulton.
  • KOMU 8 News Today puts the focus on immediacy with the debut of a revamped morning newscast. KOMU 8 News Today now features a Right Now Desk anchored by KOMU 8’s Angie Bailey. Bailey monitors multiple live news feeds, social media and real-time traffic to bring viewers the very latest developments on top stories throughout the morning. The newscast also features anchors Megan Judy and Landon Burke and Meteorologist Tori Stepanek will provide detailed information about weather changes that will help viewers plan their days.
  • KOMU 8 weathercaster Tim Schmidt moved to KOMU 8 News at Noon and Five, and Jordan Berger is now anchoring KOMU 8 News Today on Saturday and Sunday mornings alongside weathercaster Sydney Jackson.
  • University of Missouri Formula SAE racing team, also known as Mizzou Racing, is a collegiate design competition that challenges engineering students to design and build a Formula-style racecar and compete against other schools in both dynamic driving events and static design based judging. They are on a tight budget and are seeking funding from companies. If you’re interested, please contact Max Houck.
  • The Central Bank of Boone County Lobby Gallery, located inside the Downtown Bank at 8th and Broadway, features the work of Jessie Donovan. The Lobby Gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Jessie’s work includes etching of humans and plants, paired with fragments of written observations regarding physical behavior, criminal records and medical documents.


  • Central Bank of Boone County announced that Hanna Vore was promoted to assistant branch manager at the Rockbridge Bank in the month of August. Assistant branch managers help in the day to day management of the branch.
  • Central Bank of Boone County announces nine employee promotions made in July. At the Motor Bank, Allison Burnham was promoted to senior teller. Haley Kruse at the Rockbridge Bank was promoted to teller II. Haley Shearer and Catherine Graver were promoted to senior customer service representative. Tammy Froeschner was promoted to senior customer service representative EBS and Lauren Godsy was promoted to customer service representative II. Jody Munson was promoted to Administrative Manager at the Downtown Bank. Cole Mendenhall at the Downtown Bank was promoted to business banking assistant. Matthew Burns was promoted to VP consumer lending officer at the Downtown Bank.
  • University of Missouri Health Care has been recognized as high performing in orthopaedics by U.S. News and World Report. The annual U.S. News rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

Non-Profit News

  • Voluntary Action Center’s 2017 Holiday Program sign-up period begins on September 5 for both families and family sponsors. VAC’s Holiday Program matches low-income families in need with individuals, groups, and organizations who purchase gifts based on a provided wish list or donate money for the client to shop for themselves with vouchers provided by VAC. VAC anticipates serving at least 1,000 Boone County households in need through the Holiday Program this year. Applications for clients will be received in the VAC office from Tuesday, September 5 through Friday, October 13 at Noon. Applications are available online or in the lobby of the VAC office. Interested persons should visit the VAC website ( or may call the VAC office (573-874-2273) for specifics regarding days and times for signing up.

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