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, a plaque and a feature in Missouri Business Alert.

When are nominations open?

The nomination period opens on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 8 a.m. CST. Nominations close on Sunday, October 10, 2021 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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