Author: Team Martin City (Marla Duck)

Father’s Day Has Special Meaning for Grade-A Tree Care
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Father’s Day Has Special Meaning for Grade-A Tree Care

It’s that special time of year to celebrate the fathers in our lives and thank them for their love and sacrifice. At Grade-A Tree Care in Martin City, Father’s Day has an extra-special meaning for owner Phil Giordano and his son, Nick, because of the extraordinary sacrifices they’ve made for each other. “My dad gave...

Martin City Welcomes New Evening Community Police Officer
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Martin City Welcomes New Evening Community Police Officer

Martin City is lucky to have a strong relationship with the KCMO Police Department and now we’re even luckier to have KCPD Officer Aaron Whitehead assigned to be our new evening Community Interaction Officer (CIO)! The KCMO Police Department established the CIO program to help build positive relationships between police officers and community members and...

The South KC Chamber Has Been Hired To Manage The Martin City CID!
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The South KC Chamber Has Been Hired To Manage The Martin City CID!

We are thrilled to announce the South KC Chamber of Commerce (SKCC) has been hired to manage the Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID)! South KC Chamber President Vickie Wolgast will serve as our District Manager under a managed services agreement between the SKCC and MCCID. “I believe this will unify the entire South KC...

Loving Arms Adult Day Care Gets People Moving!
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Loving Arms Adult Day Care Gets People Moving!

“We don’t let people sit around and watch TV all day long,” said Debbie Hartsell, owner of Loving Arms Adult Daycare. “This isn’t a nursing home, and we don’t ever want to be one!” We made a surprise visit to the daycare center and Hartsell wasn’t kidding when she said they don’t operate like a...

KJB Packaging Brings Products to Life in 3D!
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KJB Packaging Brings Products to Life in 3D!

Can a product’s packaging influence whether or not you buy it? According to KJB Packaging Solutions in Martin City, packaging absolutely affects buying decisions. “People want to have an experience with a product and learn its story when they see it on a shelf,” said Jacob Burlin, principal at KJB Packaging Solutions. “We help businesses...

Martin City .1K Raises Money for Cancer Research
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Martin City .1K Raises Money for Cancer Research

On April 29th, 200 ambitious people “ran” a .1K lap around The Martin Event Space (328 feet, to be exact!) to raise money for the Mid-America Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). LLS is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research and finding cures for blood cancers. It was great to...

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Martin City!
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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Martin City!

Invite Mom out to see a new and improved Martin City on Sunday, May 13th! Where to Eat… Margarita’s has of course… delicious margaritas! Bring Mom out to enjoy a happy hour special in their bar or on the patio outside. It’s a great place for a Mother’s Day lunch, dinner, or a happy hour...

Martin City Reviews District’s Growth at Annual Board Meeting
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Martin City Reviews District’s Growth at Annual Board Meeting

More than 30 business and community leaders gathered in Martin City on March 29th for the fiscal year 2018-19 Martin City CID Board of Directors‘ Annual Meeting. A unanimous vote renewed four existing officers’ terms and we are thrilled to have them continue service on our board! Congratulations Martin City CID FY 2018-19 Officers! Chair:...

Cornerstones of Care Prepares Students for Workforce
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Cornerstones of Care Prepares Students for Workforce

Flowers are blooming in Cornerstones of Care’s greenhouse at the Ozanam campus in Martin City, which means the annual “Thyme for Kids” plant sale is coming up! You’re invited to shop for flowers, plants, vegetables and herbs April 27th-28th while helping students learn how to be part of the workforce. “We role-play so they learn...

2018 Whiskey Run 5K Wrap-up
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2018 Whiskey Run 5K Wrap-up

BIG Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2018 Whiskey Run 5K in Martin City on March 11th! A little cold weather didn’t slow down over 600 ambitious runners and walkers, and it sure was nice to have J. Rieger & Co. onsite providing free shots of their locally-distilled whiskey so everyone could stay warm! It was...