Boone County News Release

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For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Boone County Commission Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (573) 886-4312

Boone County Week In Review

September 17, 2010

For the week ending September 17, 2010

Things you may have missed...

Preparedness Month

September is "National Preparedness Month." The Columbia/Boone County Office of Emergency Management has a number of publications available which address disaster preparedness and recovery. Links to those publications can be found online at For more information on the publications, call the office at (573) 874-7400, or e-mail

Commissioner Pens County View Article

District I Commissioner Karen M. Miller wrote a op-ed piece for the Sept. 17 edition of the Columbia Business Times. Miller's article focuses on the economic benefits of strong community partnerships. Read the article at

Coming Up...

Battle of the Badges

Boone County, Columbia and University of Missouri public safety organizations will compete in the Boone County Battle for Blood Tuesday, Sept. 28 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Activity and Recreation Center (1701 W. Ash, Columbia, Mo.) The department that recruits the most donor votes will be awarded the traveling trophy. To make an appointment to donate go online to Be sure to use Sponsor Code: boonecountybattleforblood. For medical eligibility information, please call 1-800-245-7035.