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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...

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

We know healthy communities have healthy relationships with local police so we’re thrilled to introduce Mary McCall from KCPD’s South Patrol Division, as Martin City’s new Community Interaction Officer (CIO)! What does a Community Interaction Officer do? Ultimately, their goal is to eliminate the “us against them” mindset so we see them as part of,...

Dental Care Center of SKC Gives Back to Veterans
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Dental Care Center of SKC Gives Back to Veterans

Going to the dentist isn’t something people typically look forward to, however, one special group of people recently jumped at the chance to visit the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City in Martin City! Here’s why: On November 22nd, the office hosted a “Free Dental Day” for military veterans. The idea was the brainchild...

The Holiday Lights are ON in Martin City!
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The Holiday Lights are ON in Martin City!

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to celebrate this year’s Annual Holiday Lighting in Martin City! The event officially began when Santa Claus emerged from the Bailey Brothers Bank Building, while children (and many grown-ups!) lined up to meet and have their pictures taken with him. We appreciate The Photo Bus for joining us...

Martin City Businesses Selling Fresh Holiday Greenery
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Martin City Businesses Selling Fresh Holiday Greenery

Want real holiday decorations this year? Come down to Martin City and find fresh greenery in these local stores: Suburban Lawn and Garden An abundance of beautiful, fresh-cut Christmas trees specially grown and shipped from Oregon can be found at Suburban Lawn and Garden! Prices for trees start at $39.99. Here’s the great part… when...