CoMo You Know
Mid-Missouri Chapter of the Red Cross is located in Columbia and assists the community when disaster strikes.
Established in 2004, the festival is an annual four-day showing of nonfiction documentaries in Columbia.
Columbia Independent School moved to a new, combined campus in 2009 after operating since 1998 in multiple buildings.
Christian Chapel Academy opened in 1985 and offers a Christian education to its students. The school offers classes from preschool to eighth grade.
Heritage Academy is a Christian school in Columbia that opened in 2002.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School has been open since 2002 and has grown from eight students in its first year to 89 in the 2011-12 school year.
IBM, which specializes in providing information technology services and business process outsourcing capabilities to clients, recently opened a location in Columbia in 2010 at 2810 LeMone Industrial Boulevard.
The Health Department located at the Sanford-Kimpton Building provides multiple servicesto Columbia and Boone County residents.
The Boone County Planning and Zoning Commission advises the county commission on matters of land use.
Founded in 1981, Christian Fellowship School serves students in pre-kindergarten through high school. The school currently boasts enrollment of about 290.
Muriel Battle, who died in 2003, was known as a pioneer in education and equality in Columbia. A new high school will bear her name.
The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.
The Stephens College Children's School has been providing college students with the opportunity to teach and interact with children while also providing a research-based education for the children enrolled in the school since 1925.
Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary is an animal welfare corporation that operates under a "no-kill" philosophy, that utilizes foster homes until a permanent residence can be achieved.
The Columbia Area Career Center has provided several learning opportunities for students and adults since 1979.
The Columbia Missourian is a student-staffed news organization owned by the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is one of two daily newspapers distributed in Columbia.
Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.
Stephens Lake Park is an arboretum and park in Columbia that features of a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, trails, picnic shelters, and a swimming beach.
One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.