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Habitat For Humanity ReStore is OPEN in Martin City!
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Habitat For Humanity ReStore is OPEN in Martin City!

We are thrilled to welcome the LARGEST Habitat for Humanity ReStore in the Kansas City region to Martin City! The old Newco Manufacturing building has been transformed into a warehouse store where Habitat sells gently used appliances, furniture, home accessories, and building materials to the public for discounted prices. Sales profits go toward Habitat for Humanity’s mission...

Martin City Offers Private Security Program To CID Businesses
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Martin City Offers Private Security Program To CID Businesses

Orion Security has an officer patrolling the Martin City Community District every night between 6 PM and 5 AM, and from 9 PM to 2 AM, two Orion officers are on duty keeping an eye on Martin City. They monitor all participating CID businesses and properties for suspicious activity, unlocked doors and gates, vandalism, and...

Find Hydroponic Gardening Supplies In Martin City
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Find Hydroponic Gardening Supplies In Martin City

The Sharper Edge has been installing concrete landscape edging in Kansas City for more than 18 years but most people don’t realize they can also supply you with all of your organic and hydroponic gardening needs. They now carry Hydroponic equipment, nutrients, soils, and lighting so your tomatoes can grow sooner, bigger, and year round!...

SBA Loans and Tax Credit Programs For Martin City CID Businesses
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SBA Loans and Tax Credit Programs For Martin City CID Businesses

The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri has information about state and local SBA loans and tax credit programs available to new and expanding businesses in Kansas City, MO (including Martin City). If you have questions about these programs, please contact Steve Rinne at the EDC to help you navigate what may be available to your...

August 7th Primary: What’s on the KCMO Ballot?
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August 7th Primary: What’s on the KCMO Ballot?

PROPOSITION A – “RIGHT TO WORK” Does Missouri want to prohibit as a condition of employment the forced membership in a labor organization (union) or forced payments of dues in full or pro-rata (fair-share); make any activity which violates employees’ rights illegal and ineffective; allow legal remedies for anyone injured as a result of another...

Martin City has gone GREEN!
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Martin City has gone GREEN!

The business community in Martin City, Missouri has made a collaborative effort to invest their resources in finding the most efficient ways to green their companies. “We want to let residents, visitors, and potential customers know that Martin City businesses are about more than just profit,” said Vickie Wolgast, Martin City CID District Manager.  Many...

The South KC Chamber Will Manage The Martin City CID!
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The South KC Chamber Will 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 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:...