SBA Loans and Tax Credit Programs For Martin City CID Businesses

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 incentives available to new or expanding businesses in Kansas City, Missouri (which includes 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 business. srinne@edckc.com (816) 691-2129 *The EDC and KCMO staff...

MCCID Opens Enrollment for Private Security Program!

MCCID Opens Enrollment for Private Security Program!

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 more, and when necessary, they...

School Starts August 16th in Martin City!

School Starts August 16th in Martin City!

The first full day of school for Martin City K-8 students is August 16, 2018! *Transition Day for 6th and 9th grades is August 15, 2018 (half day). Here’s what parents need to know: Centralized Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year is at Grandview High School. Centralized Enrollment Schedule: August 2, 2018 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. August 4, 2018 9:00...

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

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 person violating or threatening to...

Martin City Welcomes New Community Police Officer

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 currently has twelve CIOs on...

Father’s Day Has Special Meaning for Grade-A Tree Care

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 up everything for me,” said...

The South KC Chamber Has Been Hired To Manage The Martin City CID!

The South KC Chamber Has Been Hired To 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 community and provide businesses new...

Loving Arms Adult Day Care Gets People Moving!

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 nursing home. We walked right...

KJB Packaging Brings Products to Life in 3D!

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 bring their products to life...

Martin City .1K Raises Money for Cancer Research

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 have John Warren, the avid...