Kindness deserves recognition.

Kindness deserves recognition.

Our community has witnessed the struggle of local businesses, both large and small, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we have also witnessed these businesses extend a hand to others, even while their own futures seemed unclear.


The inaugural Kindness in Business Awards will celebrate Boone County businesses and nonprofits (including social service agencies) that have shown and promoted kindness in dealings with customers, employees, youth, and the community at large. Children's Grove and Missouri Business Alert want to honor those whose extraordinary kindness merits individual recognition.


Meet the 2020 Kindness in Business honorees

The Kindness in Business Awards are presented through a collaboration between