Can I nominate more than one business?


Yes, but you must fill out a new nomination form for each business/organization.




Can I nominate my own business or organization?


Yes! Sometimes good is done quietly, but we believe it should still be commended.




What qualifies as a "business or organization?"


We define business or organization as a for-profit or non-profit entity of any size that provides goods or services to the Boone County community. The bottom line? If you see good, nominate it!




How many winners will there be?


A local committee will determine 3 finalists for each category. These finalists will receive a certificate of kindness as well as a feature in Missouri Business Alert.




What do the nominees and finalists receive?


Every nominee will be awarded a certificate of kindness that they can hang in their shop window, at their front desk, or waiting area. The three finalists in each category will receive the certificate of kindness as well as a feature in Missouri Business Alert.




When are nominations open?


The nomination period opens on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. CST. Nominations close on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 5 p.m. CST.




How do I nominate a business or organization?


Simply fill out a nomination form. That's it!




What is qualifies a "Boone County business?"


Any business or organization that operates in and for Boone county residents. Eligible zip codes include:

  • 65010 (Ashland)
  • 65039 (Hartsburg)
  • 65201 (Columbia)
  • 65202 (Columbia)
  • 65203 (Columbia)
  • 65205 (Columbia)
  • 65211 (Columbia)
  • 65212 (Columbia)
  • 65215 (Columbia)
  • 65216 (Columbia)
  • 65217 (Columbia)
  • 65218 (Columbia)
  • 65240 (Centralia)
  • 65255 (Hallsville)
  • 65256 (Harrisburg)
  • 65279 (Rocheport)
  • 65284 (Sturgeon)
  • 65299 (Columbia)





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