CoMo You Know
Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser initially ran for Columbia City Council in 2005 on a whim, submitting her petition just before midnight the day it was due.
Third Ward Columbia Councilman Karl Skala began his civic involvement by establishing the Hominy Branch Neighborhood Association.
Guitar Street, which once ran between Walnut Street and Broadway at the current location of the Daniel Boone City Building, no longer exists but was influential in the early days of Columbia.
Grass Roots Organizing works to promote change in the Columbia community and to protect the rights of its residents.
Mizzou Wishmakers on Campus partners with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help raise money to grant children's wishes.
GetAbout Columbia encourages residents to walk and bike more often.
The Columbia Restoration Project is a volunteer group run by the city of Columbia. The group aims to support the Parks and Recreation Department in managing aquatic plants and shorelines.
Alpha Epsilon Pi, commonly known as AEPi, has been the largest Jewish fraternity in North America.
Refugee and Immigration Services is a branch of the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City that works to help people acclimate to new cultures and communities.
Mary Hussman is a long-time activist in the Columbia community. Before she retired, she was recognized by both chambers of the Missouri legislature for her efforts.
The nonprofit theater has been staging productions since 1961.
The BC Baseball League is a nonprofit organization established in 1993 to organize and promote youth baseball.
Robin Pingeton is the head coach of the Missouri women's basketball team. She became the program's third coach in April 2010.
Norm Stewart is a former Missouri student athlete and a retired men's basketball coach.
Greg Rhodenbaugh is the Missouri swimming and diving team’s head coach.
On May 9, 2013, Shannon Welker became the third head gymnastics coach in Mizzou history.
Elizabeth Miller is the International Communications Coordinator at MU International Programs. Once a school teacher, Miller enjoys the richness of different cultures and is inspired to help others to see the world.
Gentry Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.
Kim Presko is finishing her first year as principal of Battle High School. Presko said it is "special" to work for a school named after Muriel Williams Battle, a woman who hired her for a math teacher position in 1990.
Antimi was the baseball player, coach and groundskeeper for which Antimi Sports Complex in Cosmopolitan Park is named.