United Way of Central Missouri Annual Meeting @ Capitol Plaza Hotel
Feb 9 all-day

Come and join us as we look back on the successes of 2017 and launch the next year for United Way of Central Missouri. The Annual Meeting will be held at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Seating is limited, so be sure to get your ticket today!

Mid-Missouri Heart Ball @ Capitol Plaza Hotel
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A Celebration of creating and sharing. Our evening celebrates: our work and mission; our donors and volunteers; and — most importantly — the lives saved and improved because of everyone’s effort. The Heart Ball promises to be an engaging evening of fun and passion bringing community and philanthropic leaders together. Last year, our Heart Ball campaign raised just over $71 million nation-wide allowing us to fund life-saving research and prevention programs in your community and across the country.

Moments of Magic @ DoubleTree Hotel
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

“Moments of Magic” benefits Jefferson City’s Special Learning Center, it begins at 5:30pm at the DoubleTree Hotel. The Special Learning Center helps more than 675 children in 11 counties here in mid-Missouri. Come enjoy entertainment, wine tasting, a performance, and dessert.

Missouri Job Center (Columbia) Career Fair @ Bank of America
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Missouri Job Center in Columbia will host a career fair for the public in the lower level of the Bank of America in downtown Columbia, 800 E. Cherry St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26. The event is a great opportunity for individuals to learn more about how employment in state government can advance — or launch — their careers.

Recent graduates are encouraged to attend. Students are also welcome to the career fair to learn more about internship opportunities.

Representatives from 12 of State of Missouri departments will be available to answer questions and provide helpful information about employment opportunities. A full list of these departments is included below.

Staff from the Office of Administration’s Division of Personnel will also be on-site to assist individuals with the State of Missouri’s electronic application system (EASe). Applicants for jobs and internships need to bring a resume.

State departments attending the career fair will be:

– Office of Administration
– Department of Agriculture
– Department of Corrections
– Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
– Department of Health and Senior Services
– Department of Labor and Industrial Regulations
– Department of Mental Health
– Department of Natural Resources
– Department of Public Safety: Capitol Police
– Department of Revenue
– Department of Social Services
– Department of Transportation

For more information about current job opportunities, go to mocareers.mo.gov.

HALO Home Gala @ HALO Home Jefferson City
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Please join us at our new HALO Home! As featured on The CBS Evening News, the 10th Annual ArtReach Auction features orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from nationally recognized artists, silent auction items, dinner and entertainment. This will be our best event yet!

1 Million Cups
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Join us every first Wednesday of the month to hear two small businesses present about what goes on behind the curtains: their successes and challenges, their growth, their future, and what makes them innovative.

Feel free to come early for networking!

Want to be a future presenter? Apply now!

ABLE & MRRL Annual Book Sale @ St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Missouri River Regional Library and Adult Basic Literacy Education for the annual book sale hosted at St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall.

Big Daddy Weave with Brandon Heath @ Concord Baptist Church
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Big Daddy Weave is hitting the road beginning this January for the Jesus I Believe Tour with special guest, Brandon Heath. Presented by World Vision, the tour kicks off in Camp Hill, PA and is slated to play 55 U.S. cities before wrapping on May 20th. It comes on the release of Big Daddy Weave’s newest radio single “Jesus I Believe” and follows their successful Fall 2017 Set Free tour, which hit 50+ cities across 24 states. The tour will feature beloved Christian music artist Brandon Heath, a five-time GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter. Heath is debuting his sixth studio album titled Faith Hope Love Repeat, featuring the hit single “Whole Heart.”
ABLE & MRRL Annual Book Sale @ St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm

Join Missouri River Regional Library and Adult Basic Literacy Education for the annual book sale hosted at St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall.

Art by Men, for Men, about Men @ Capital Arts
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This exhibition consists of artwork created entirely by male artists. Most artists are local and there are a few regional artists as well. This exhibition allows viewers to explore themes on male identity and male artworks. Discover what male artists in Missouri are making through a dynamic mix of both professional and newly up-and-coming artists.