Mayor Benjamin joins President for “My Brother’s Keeper” launch

February 27, 2014

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin joined President Barack Obama and community and business leaders from across the nation for a special White House event this afternoon to launch the President’s new “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, taking action with foundations, businesses, and others to make sure that every young man of color who is willing to work hard and lift himself up has an opportunity to get ahead and reach his full potential.

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It’s About More Than Baseball

February 12, 2014

It’s about going by choice and not by chance and making a difference instead of just making a scene. Little 6-year-old Maggie Brunson understands that, and I hope Councilman Baddourah is paying attention.

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State of the City Address

Baseball in Columbia

  • Supporters of a Columbia-owned stadium believe a year-round facility would attract hundreds of thousands of guests and spur construction in the enormous, proposed Bull Street neighborhood in the heart of the city. Developers say they can build a facility that will support everything from baseball to scout jamborees to concerts. Read more in The State.


    Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/01/18/3215370/is-fort-waynes-baseball-park-a.html#emlnl=Morning_newsletter#storylink=cpy

    Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/01/18/3215370/is-fort-waynes-baseball-park-a.html#emlnl=Morning_newsletter#storylink=cpy