A ribbon cutting was held at First Mid Bank & Trust, 815 W. Stadium Blvd. in Jefferson City to commemorate the bank’s purchase of Providence Bank. The community bank offers Financial, Mortgage, Insurance, Agricultural Services. Pictured cutting the ribbon with Chamber Ambassadors: Michae… Read More

A ribbon cutting was held for the grand opening of the Riley Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac at 2033 Christy Drive in Jefferson City. Riley Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac re-opened in a new, state of the art facility in May, nearly two years after sustaining irreparable damage from May 2019's EF-… Read More

A Ribbon Cutting was held to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Graves and Associates, CPAs, LLC, located at 3702 West Truman Blvd, Ste 213 in Jefferson City. The firm does Audit Services (governmental and nonprofit organizations, including Single Audit), Tax Preparation and Consulting, Quick… Read More

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A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the grand opening of Coyote Hill Jefferson City at 1404 Karen Dr. It is Coyote Hill’s first Jefferson City home for children in foster care. Pictured cutting the ribbon with Chamber Ambassadors: Rob & Oly Warner, Foster Parents; Kari Hopkins, Chief … Read More

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A ribbon cutting was held to announce the new name from Showers Chiropractic to Vitality Chiropractic, located at 915 Southwest Blvd, Ste H. Owners Dr. Laura Buschjost and Dr. Jamie Showers held a patient appreciation and reveal party to celebrate the rebranding to Vitality Chiropractic. Pic… Read More

• A new pizza restaurant is opening this month in downtown Jefferson City. Pizza Underground will open its doors at 219 Madison St. in the location formerly occupied by Sabaai-Sabaai Thai Cuisine, which closed in March. Owner Nick Kramer will we the pizza maker and is planning pizzas with hi… Read More

A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of the Missouri LAGERS located in the J. Robert Ashcroft Building, 701 West High Street in Jefferson City. LAGERS mission and purpose is to provide and preserve retirement security for those dedicated to serving Missouri… Read More

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of The Art Gallery-Studio at 1014 Northeast Drive, Suite 200 in Jefferson City. The new gallery will have oil painting classes, glass fusing, poured acrylic classes and space to rent for special occasions. They can be reached … Read More

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the new Riverside Park Amphitheater to announce naming rights as Capital Region MU Health Care Amphitheater. The open-air venue features capacity for more than 2,500 for concerts, comedians and special events. For shows, to sign up for announcements and … Read More

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of Mosquito Joe, which serves the Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks and Rolla areas. They feature perimeter pest treatments and all-natural options to make outdoors fun again. “We spray those pesky bugs so your family can pla… Read More

A “Pride & Progress” ribbon cutting ceremony was held to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, which is located at 2201 W. Main Street in Jefferson City. Catholic Charities assists in the most basic and immediate needs of the poor and vu… Read More

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held was held to celebrate the grand opening of Slim Chickens on 2207 Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City. Slim Chickens is a fast-casual restaurant chain which specializes in chicken tenders, wings, sandwiches, salads, wraps, chicken & waffles, and other i… Read More

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Gracey’s Boutique opened recently at 3218 W. Edgewood, Suite 500. Shawnna Willis started her business selling children’s clothes in California, MO, before moving up to Jefferson City. Her new boutique also includes some men’s and women’s items, including affordable plus-size clothing. Read More

A ribbon cutting was held May 6 for Pizza Kwik Food Truck. The fourth-generation pizza business is owned and operated by Dana Huber-Plummer and sons Sam and Ethan Plummer. The original Pizza Kwik was founded and then operated by Dana's mother and father Judy and Robert Huber on East Miller S… Read More

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Marble Graphics new owners, Chris and Leslie Balk, welcome new and existing customers to stop by their new location, 1424 Jefferson Street.  Marble Graphics manufactures a full line of high-quality cultured marble products. Although marble is their specialty, they have a variety of other pro… Read More

The Brassy Bird is now open, delivering chicken sandwiches and salads to homes and businesses. Brian Coley, owner of Coley’s American Bistro in Columbia, launched the business with a concept similar to the one he adopted in Columbia during the pandemic. He will operate out of space shared wi… Read More

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The Missouri River Regional Library had a ribbon cutting to celebrate the Remote Book Lockers at the Capital Mall. Missouri River Regional Library was awarded a CARES grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services via the Missouri State Library for the remote locker system. The remo… Read More

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Grow Time Garden Supply opened its doors this month at 1114 Missouri Blvd. Owner Aaron Dahl has garden supplies for indoor and outdoor gardening, including hydroponics, organic soils, fertilizers, LED grow lights and tents. Read More

Columbia-based Veterans United Insurance is planning a new office in Jefferson City at 711 W. McCarty. The location, currently under construction, will be the company’s second in Jefferson City. It currently employs about 50 people in the River Park building. It is an affiliate company of Ve… Read More

The Boys & Girls Club celebrated its’s 25th anniversary with a “A Pride & Progress Ribbon Cutting.” The Boys and Girls Club had a humble beginning. What was once a gas station on Elm Street eventually became the home of the Boys & Girls Club in 1996, just one year after the organ… Read More

The Nilges family is expanding the Cotter Pin Cellar from their home garage into the building they own at 1500 E. McCarty St. The locaton was home to Classroom Connection for the past 16 years prior to the family closing it earlier this year. The Cotter Pin Cellar has the largest collection … Read More

First-cousins Mark and Jared Cowley got to know each other even better sharing an office at the family business in Jefferson City. They’d realized for some time that sooner-or-later they would have to find new jobs. After many hours of conversation and planning, they decided take Jared’s lov… Read More

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Oscar’s Classic Diner owners Kurt and Lisa Mankin have remodeled the former banquet room at their 2118 Scotthill Woods Drive location into “Oscar’s Backdoor Lounge.” The 1,350 square foot space will also be hosting live music soon. Information is available online at www.oscarsclassicdiner.com. Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the new greenhouse at River City Florist, 212 Madison St. The former greenhouse suffered hail damage beyond repair so a new state of the art greenhouse was constructed in its place. River City Florist is a full-service florist specializing in a… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of American Freight Furniture Mattress and Appliance at 2010 Missouri Blvd. (former FFO Home). American Freight sells a wide variety of furniture mattresses and appliances, along with $50 down to take it home today. Pictured c… Read More

Groove Records is moving down the street into a new location at 708 Jefferson St. After 12 years at 626 Jefferson St., owner Jamie Rector is moving his business into a similar-sized by nicer space. Read More

The parent company of Providence Bank was sold to First Mid Bancshares and will become First Mid Bank & Trust. Providence Bank has several locations in mid-Missouri, including one in Jefferson City at 300 Ellis Blvd. First Mid Bank & Trust was first chartered in 1865 and has since gr… Read More

Jefferson City Medical Group held a groundbreaking ceremony for the $17 million, 28,000 square-foot Outpatient Surgery Center under construction at 3520 W Edgewood Dr. Pictured are Dr. Jeffrey Patrick, President, JCMG; Keri Wright, CFO, JCMG; Carrie Tergin Mayor, Jefferson City; Missy Bonnot… Read More

Jefferson City native Brent Scrivner opened 911 Restoration of Central Missouri recently at 801A Stadium Blvd. The business provides disaster restoration services throughout the Central Missouri area. They handle water damage, mold removal, sewage cleanup, and damage from fire and smoke. The… Read More

Elevate Tattoo Studio open in a new 1,250 square foot space at 512 Ellis Blvd., Suite O. Owner Justus Schulte will also be offering microblading, eyelashes, eyebrows and ear piercings. You can find him on Facebook and Instagram at Tattoos by Justus.  Read More

Cousins Jared and Mark Cowley opened Last Flight Brewing Company at 732 Heisinger Rd. in Jefferson City. They offer a variety of their own brewed craft beers in a casual atmosphere with indoor seating, a patio and food trucks frequently on site. They plan to be open 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday and… Read More

Jefferson City Judo Club & Jujitsu held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new expanded location at 1302 Creek Trail Drive. They offer martial arts training including Judo and Jujitsu for all ages. Pictured cutting the ribbon with chamber ambassadors: Joshua Lehmen Owner/Head I… Read More

FFO Home Stores in Jefferson City and Columbia has been purchased by American Freight and will be rebranded as American Freight Furniture, Mattress and Appliance. The Jefferson City store is at 2010 Missouri Blvd. An already-existing American Freight Furniture and Mattress at 2233 Missouri B… Read More

Red Nails opened a new, full-service nail salon in February at 520 Ellis Boulevard, Suite P in Jefferson City. Owners Jennifer and Lee Le offer dip, acrylics, gel and natural nail services. A recent Grand Opening took place the week of March 1. Read More

Bryce Hickman fulfilled a lifelong dream and opened his own automotive shop in a new building recently off US 50 near Taos. The full-service operation handles alignments, brakes, diagnostics, engine repair, general maintenance, suspensions and tires. Hickman’s Automotive is located at 10208 … Read More

Scuba Adventure recently moved to its new location at 2200 E. McCarty St. in Jefferson City. The business has been owned since June by Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman. The business offers diving classes, organizes diving excursions, and rents and sells diving equipment. Read More

Covenant Chiropractic and Wellness had a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its move to a new location at 2409 Hyde Park Rd. in Jefferson City. Covenant Chiropractic and Wellness is a full-service chiropractic clinic, specializing in prenatal, pediatric and special needs patients. Dr. Soni… Read More

Auburn Ridge Living Center recently completed an addition to their building and business at 1425 Ashbury Way in Jefferson City. Added were six new resident rooms, a new salon and activity/exercise room.  Also added was a family room that families can use to have family meetings, relax or use… Read More

Jefferson City Nutrition had a ribbon cutting to celebrate is grand opening at 1904 Missouri Blvd. The new business offers meal replacement shakes (low carb and low calories) and loaded energy teas the come in a variety of flavors with zero sugar, low calories, low carb and immunity boosters… Read More

Jefferson City’s first medical cannabis dispensary opened this week in its location at 1404-A Missouri Blvd. Missouri Health & Wellness is a state licensed medical cannabis company offering patients access to premium-quality cannabis products for a variety of medical conditions. They say… Read More

Courtyard by Marriot had a ribbon-cutting ceremony in December for its new hotel at 610 Bolivar St. in Jefferson City. The hotel features guest rooms, meeting space and a bistro/lounge. Pictured with the Chamber Ambassadors: Mark Randolph - owner; Ken Ordyk - General Manager; Scott Perry - D… Read More

Hawthorn Bank has made a $25,000 contribution to the Bicentennial Bridge project. The $3.75 million project involves construction of a bike/pedestrian bridge from the capital to Adrian’s Island on the Missouri River. Pictured are Mayor Carrie Tergin, Hawthorn Bank President Gregg Bexton, Bic… Read More

Tom and Marla Nilges are closing Classroom Connection at 1500 E. McCarty in early 2021, and opening Cotter Pin Cellar in its space. The Nilges have sold educational materials from the location for the last 16 years, and began liquidation in December. They have been operating Cotter Pin Cella… Read More

Covenant Chiropractic and Wellness has relocated and expanded its services after four years in its previous location. The new location is about 2,000 square feet and at 2409 Hyde Park Road in Jefferson City and Owner Dr. Sonia McGowin, DC, has added new equipment specifically for prenatal an… Read More

A $4.2 million renovation project is underway at the old Shikles Auditorium on Linden Dr., which will become the new home of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. The project is expected to be completed by late summer. The work involves demolition, earth moving, paving, landsc… Read More

Natural Grocers, a Colorado-based retailer of organic and natural products, plans to open a store in March at 3535 Missouri Blvd. in the Wildwood Crossing Shopping Center. The chain operates similar stores at Missouri locations in Columbia, Joplin, Liberty, St. Joseph and Independence. They … Read More

Baths Bows & Biscuits Pet Spa opened a new pet-grooming business in December at 1810 Southwest Blvd. in Jefferson City. Owner Casey Gilpin has eight years of experience grooming pets. She also offers baths for cats, along with baths and nail clipping services for guinea pigs and rabbits. Read More

5 Marble Graphics recently celebrated its move to a new location at 1424 Jefferson St. in Jefferson City. The new owners, Chris Balk and his wife Leslie, are excited about the convenient location and encourage you to stop by the showroom to see samples of the large selection of laser engrave… Read More

Culver’s celebrated installation of 2 Tesla Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and a Juice Box Charging Station EV Charging Station at Culver's at its location at 1930 Jefferson St. in Jefferson City. Guests will be able to use the charging stations for free when visiting Culver’s. Pictured … Read More