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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,...

Martin City Animal Hospital Takes Stress Out Of Vet Visits!
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Martin City Animal Hospital Takes Stress Out Of Vet Visits!

If you’re a pet owner, you know most dogs and cats aren’t crazy about going to the vet. In most cases, vet visits are stressful at best. They often mean a scary new environment, slick floors, other stressed out animals and strangers poking and prodding your pet. Even the most laid-back of dogs can become stressed by visiting the...

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...

Welcome MCBCA Officers!
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Welcome MCBCA Officers!

Each year, thousands of people come to Martin City to attend a variety of events. But do you know who often takes the lead behind-the-scenes to bring them to life? That responsibility rests on the shoulders of the Martin City Business and Community Association (MCBCA), created in 1998 before the Martin City CID existed. At...

Fall Tips From Martin City Animal Hospital
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Fall Tips From Martin City Animal Hospital

Ahhh… the dog days of summer. Everyone knows that spring and summer are when we need to worry about fleas, ticks and heartworm disease. But did you know that fall is actually the worst time of year for dog and cat parasites? At the Martin City Animal Hospital, Dr. Libby Robertson says she sees many...

Martin City CID Supports New KCI Single Terminal Plan
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Martin City CID Supports New KCI Single Terminal Plan

The Martin City Community Improvement District has voted to fully support a new single terminal plan at KCI. When the Kansas City International Airport was built in 1972, it was called the “Airport of the Future” because of the ability to drive up to your gate. Today, that concept is causing problems for travelers, creating...