Women Who Own It Awards 2019

October 24, 2019 @ 5:30PM — 9:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

A night honoring central Missouri women entrepreneurs, benefiting the Missouri Women's Business Center

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Celebrate Women Who Own It in Central Missouri

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


The Event

The Women Who Own It Awards honors eight outstanding woman entrepreneurs who have demonstrated talent, leadership, and a commitment to their local community. Each Entrepreneur of the Year, one each from eight Central Missouri counties, will be celebrated and given an opportunity to share about their business endeavors and community involvement.

This Year's Winners Are:

Entrepreneur of the Year - Audrain County
Tarah Toellner
Martha Rose Gifts & Home Decor

Entrepreneur of the Year - Boone County
Lara Pieper
Bloom Bookkeeping
Entrepreneur of the Year - Callaway County
Keli Tate
The Station
Entrepreneur of the Year - Cole County
Tijuana Jenkins
RoyalT’s Finest Touch
Entrepreneur of the Year - Cooper County
Robin Billings
Billings Broadcasting
Entrepreneur of the Year - Howard County
Jessica Stroupe
Howard County Veterinary Service
Entrepreneur of the Year - Moniteau County
Chelsea McGill
Entrepreneur of the Year - Osage County
Kelly Frank
Main Street Pizza & Quite Frankly

Benefiting the Missouri Women's Business Center

The Missouri Women's Business Center (MoWBC) is an Small Business Administration (SBA)-funded program of Central Missouri Community Action. The MoWBC assists entrepreneurs in all stages of business by providing resources, support, and mentoring. Offerings include free one-on-one counseling, low-cost training events, business planning services and more. The MoWBC depends on local partnerships and donations to operate in an eight-county service area as part of a match requirement through SBA. Since opening in 2016, the MoWBC has helped launch over 20 businesses and provided training and counseling to over 1000 women in Mid-MO.

Can't come to the event? If you're unable to join us this year, please consider making a donation by clicking the link to the right. Each woman who walks through the doors of the MoWBC is different, with her own hopes.dreams and aspirations, but each one can find the help she needs to start and grow her own successful business thanks to your support.