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Eleven Places to Find Holiday Decorations in Martin City
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Eleven Places to Find Holiday Decorations in Martin City

Celebrate the season with holiday must-haves from the always affordable Christmas Shop at Big Lots! Save big on artificial trees, lights, tinsel, home decor, and gifts for everyone in the family. Need another reason to support Big Lots? They're investing in children's mental health and recently donated $50 million to Nationwide Children's Hospital to build the "Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion," the largest behavioral health treatment and research center for children and adolescents in America!

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...

Time to Winterize your car at Firestone in Martin City!
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Time to Winterize your car at Firestone in Martin City!

Greetings Kansas City motorists. Great news! The folks over at Firestone Complete Auto Care in Martin City have offered a few tips to help you keep your car running smoothly during the cold weather months. Here are the essentials: 1. Winterize Your Engine Oil  The oil in your engine changes depending on how hot or cold...

Spirit Halloween Opens For The Season in Martin City!
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Spirit Halloween Opens For The Season in Martin City!

We’re excited to welcome Spirit Halloween back to the State Line Point Shops in Martin City for the 2018 Halloween season! Spirit Halloween opened a temporary location in Martin City last year in the former Gordman’s retail store location and they’re back this year with an exclusive selection of products that can’t be found anywhere else!...

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 Welcomes New Community Police Officer
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Martin City Welcomes New 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...

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 .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...

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...