Category: Community

What is Proposition L on the November 8th Ballot?
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What is Proposition L on the November 8th Ballot?

Mid-Continent Public Library is placing an increase to its operating levy on the November ballot for the purpose of building and renovating library branches and maintaining or expanding library collections, services, and programs. The levy increase is titled Proposition L. If the levy is approved by the voters, the Library would renovate 28 Library buildings...

Martin City Car Dealers Wager To Drive Donations
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Martin City Car Dealers Wager To Drive Donations

We’ve got a good old-fashioned wager happening between two of our Martin City car dealers, Rob Sight Ford and Premier Mazda, all for a good cause, of course! Both dealerships will be collecting donations of new kids jeans and new kids shoes to be donated to Martin City K-8 School after our September Third Thursday...

School Starts August 11th In Martin City!
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School Starts August 11th In Martin City!

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over! Martin City K-8 Grade School students report for their first full day of school on Thursday, August 11th and we are excited to announce, there have been many positive changes to the school, starting with their website! Over the summer, the Grandview School District constructed a new district website...

What Should You Do If An Active Shooter Enters Your Workplace?
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What Should You Do If An Active Shooter Enters Your Workplace?

An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area. Recent active shooter incidents have underscored the need for a coordinated response by law enforcement and others to save lives. The South Kansas City and Grandview Chambers recently hosted a joint luncheon where Captain Ben Werner,...

Martin City CID Wins the People’s Choice Award
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Martin City CID Wins the People’s Choice Award

In 2005, over 70 businesses in the Martin City area joined together to create a Community Improvement District to foster economic growth. On May 11th, 2016, the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, MO, honored the Martin City Community Improvement District as one of 10 Cornerstone Award winners at Union Station. While the CID knew going...

Ozanam hosts plant sale in April
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Ozanam hosts plant sale in April

It’s that time of year again to start buying flowers and plants for your garden! This year, why not consider shopping at the “Thyme for Kids” plant sale April 29th and 30th, 2016, at Ozanam right here in Martin City? Ozanam serves hundreds of youth each year. Staff members believe every child deserves to feel special...

MMC Contractors Helps One Of Its Own
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MMC Contractors Helps One Of Its Own

Martin City is a great place to do business because we are a tight-knit community. Everyone is willing to step up and help when someone’s in need. One community member recently learned this first-hand. Jeff Tyler is the business development manager at MMC Contractors, a national mechanical contractor company with an office in Martin City, MO....

Martin City Pizza and Tap Room Brings Small Town Brewing to South KC
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Martin City Pizza and Tap Room Brings Small Town Brewing to South KC

The Martin City Brewing Company has already been making a splash in the Kansas City dining scene. With a delicious seasonal menu prepared by ambitious and passionate chefs, the Brewing Company features one of a kind signature macaroni and cheese dishes, garlic-infused fried egg sandwiches, and risotto balls, just a few of the offerings. Co-owner...