In October 2016, and at a cost of $1,100,000, the Columbia City Council voted to expand Flat Branch Park and purchased the building and lot at 32 S. Providence. This property abuts the busy Broadway and Providence intersection. Flat Branch Park, located at Fourth and Locust in downtown Columbia, winds behind the Walton Building, which houses the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, a Hardee’s, and office buildings, and is a jump southeast of the newly purchased lot.
Nearly one in three American adults has a criminal record listed in the FBI’s master criminal database. And a criminal record can prevent someone from obtaining employment. This pricey problem affects everyone.
CBT’s 20 Under 40 is meant to be a celebration of people who are going places — for our 2018 issue, we caught up with three of our alumni to see where they’ve gone since joining the 20 Under 40 club. Turns out they’ve gone pretty far (literally and figuratively).
Being young has its benefits. A pulse on new trends. Big hopes and dreams. Endless amounts of energy and enthusiasm.
With a record-breaking number of nominations, we’ve selected 20 rock stars on the Columbia business scene — all under the age of 40 — who exemplify a desire to grow professionally and personally and help Columbia grow, too. Congratulations, class of 2014!
How times have changed — especially for women in business. Decades ago, businesswomen were commonly called “gals” and often treated as servants by customers and vendors, even if they owned the business.
Before Jennifer Bukowsky went to the Social Media Club’s monthly breakfast meeting to talk about her use of online networks to promote her new business, she posted on her Facebook page: “Any ideas for how BukowskyLawFirm could gain Twitter followers prior to my speech to the Social Media Club on Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.?