Loving Arms Adult Day Care Gets People Moving!

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 nursing home. We walked right...

KJB Packaging Brings Products to Life in 3D!

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 bring their products to life...

Martin City .1K Raises Money for Cancer Research

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 have John Warren, the avid...

Martin City Reviews District’s Growth at Annual Board Meeting

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: Debbie Van Noy, Jess &...

Cornerstones of Care Prepares Students for Workforce

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 how to interact with customers...

2018 Whiskey Run 5K Wrap-up

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 also great to have Martin...

Patio’s Are Open in Martin City!

Patio’s Are Open in Martin City!

Spring weather is on its way back, which means Martin City restaurants are opening their patios! Enjoy the following outdoor dining options in Martin City… Martin City Brewing Company 500 East 135th Street, Kansas City, MO 64145 (816) 268-2222 Martin City Brewing Company Martin City Brewing Company offers two different locations to enjoy a meal and craft beer. Enjoy the...

Phase 3: 135th Street Improvements Begins!

Phase 3: 135th Street Improvements Begins!

After years of relentless determination, Martin City is finally reaping the rewards of major improvements along 135th Street. City leaders joined Martin City business owners and supporters on February 16th to officially break ground on the final phase of the 135th Street Public Improvement project. Roadway work for this phase includes new pavement and widening of 135th Street, new curbs,...