Columbia Business Owners Present New Ideas

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COLUMBIA - Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander visited the Regional Economic Development Center in Columbia Wednesday morning. Kander listened to entrepreneurs and gave advice to business owners.

"I am a believer in the idea that Missourians are our best asset and local economic development is the most effective kind of economic development," Secretary of State, Jason Kander said.

Business owner Jenny McGee started her own art company 3 and a half year ago. She said it's important for businesses to work together and present ideas.

"It is important to be here because Columbia is a wonderful place to start a business and to be an entrepreneur and to be a part of the support network here is very helpful, McGee said.

Columbia Mayor, Bob McDavid also participated in the presentations.