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Rocheport Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, October 19, 2019

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Rocheport Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, October 19, 2019

Summary

Attendees at the Friends of Rocheport Chili/Ham & Bean Dinner are invited to help paint the Rocheport portion of the Boone County Bicentennial mural on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Mural painting will take place between 11:00am and 1:00pm in Rocheport at the Fire Station on Central Street.

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Ashland Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, October 5, 2019

Tue, 01 Oct 2019

Ashland Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, October 5, 2019

Summary

Attendees at the Ashland Fall Festival are invited to help paint the Ashland portion of the Boone County Bicentennial mural on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Mural painting will take place between 10:00am and 1:00pm in Ashland City Park at 399 N. College St, Ashland.

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Columbia Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, September 21, 2019

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

Columbia Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Saturday, September 21, 2019

Summary

Attendees at the Annual Heritage Festival & Craft Show are invited to help paint the Columbia portion of the Boone County Bicentennial mural on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Mural painting will take place between 12:00pm and 3:00pm on the front porch of the Boone County History & Culture Center, located at 3801 Ponderosa Street, Columbia.

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Harrisburg Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Friday, September 6, 2019

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

Harrisburg Bicentennial Mural Painting Session to be held Friday, September 6, 2019

Summary

Harrisburg will be the first of the Boone County communities to begin painting its portion of the Boone County Bicentennial Mural. Harrisburg residents will have the opportunity to paint the mural during the annual September Fest celebration on Friday, September 6, 2019, between 5:00pm and 8:00pm. September Fest is held at the Harrisburg Lions Club, 120 E. Sexton Street.

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Boone County CERT Coordinates Volunteer Day to Honor the Memory of Emergency Management Director Tom Hurley

Wed, 07 Aug 2019

Summary

Boone County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) has coordinated a volunteer day at the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri on Thursday, August 8, 2019, to honor the memory of Emergency Management Director Tom Hurley, who passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at the age of 38.

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Disaster Recovery Center Opens July 31 in Boone County

Wed, 31 Jul 2019

Summary

A FEMA disaster recovery center will open for three days starting Wednesday, July 31, in Boone County to provide one-on-one assistance to Missourians affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.

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Boone County Bicentennial Committee to Host Community Listening Session in Rocheport

Thu, 18 Jul 2019

Boone County Bicentennial Committee to Host Community Listening Session in Rocheport

Summary

Boone County will celebrate its Bicentennial in 2020 and work is already underway to create a memorable experience for all citizens of Boone County. The Boone County Bicentennial Committee is asking for community input to help make one of these experiences inclusive of all aspects and all communities of Boone County. The Rocheport community input session will be held in the Rocheport Community Hall, 503 Third Street in Rocheport on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 6:00PM.

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Boone County Named Top Ten by Center for Digital Government

Thu, 11 Jul 2019

Boone County Named Top Ten by Center for Digital Government

Summary

For the tenth year in a row, Boone County earned recognition for successful outcomes through strategic use of information and communications technology. On Thursday, July 11, the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties announced the top ten counties in each of five population categories, including Boone County, which ranked fifth place among counties with a population between 150,000 and 249,999. Boone County has been ranked in the top ten counties of similar population for 14 of the past 15 years.

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Residents Reminded When to Call 9-1-1

Wed, 03 Jul 2019

Residents Reminded When to Call 9-1-1

Summary

Boone County Joint Communications is prepared for a spike in calls on the Fourth of July holiday. Residents are reminded to call 9-1-1 for emergencies only and to call the non-emergency numbers 3-1-1 or 573-442-6131 for other situations requiring law enforcement attention, such as noise caused by fireworks or fireworks being discharged in prohibited areas.

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Boone County Commissioners Announce Death of Emergency Management Director Tom Hurley

Mon, 01 Jul 2019

Summary

Boone County regretfully announces the unexpected death of Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Director Tom Hurley.

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Boone County Participates in National Collaboratives for Infants and Toddlers Gathering

Thu, 30 May 2019

Boone County Participates in National Collaboratives for Infants and Toddlers Gathering

Summary

Boone County, as a National Collaboratives for Infants and Toddlers (NCIT) community, was well-represented at a recent NCIT gathering in Salt Lake County, Utah. The All Community Convening event, held April 23-24, 2019, focused on giving NCIT communities the opportunity to share ideas, best practices and successes in prenatal-to-three development through the Pritzker Children’s Initiative (PCI) and NCIT. Kelly Wallis, Director of Boone County Community Services, served as a panelist during the discussion, "Financing Strategies and Solutions." Crystal Kroner, Executive Director of the Cradle to Career Alliance, served as a panelist during the discussion, "Making the Connection: Linking PN-3 Issues to the Broader Community Agenda with Dr. Joan Lombardi."

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