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July 19, 2024 | Posted in News
Dana Knapp from ArtsKC speaks to the MARC Board of Directors in June 2024.

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on June 25. 

July 15, 2024 | Posted in Health
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A microregional initiative between law enforcement and behavioral health agencies continues to improve crisis response for people with mental health needs and substance use disorders. 

July 12, 2024 | Posted in News
Volunteers tend to plants at the Benton Community Garden in Kansas City, Missouri

The Mid-America Regional Council's 2023 Annual Review is now available to download or view as an interactive web page.

July 12, 2024 | Posted in Environment
A young person places plastic bottles in a recycling bin

Recycling is confusing, especially when it comes to plastics.

July 9, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Attendees of Rounding Up the Circular Economy event

Key community stakeholders recently gathered at Keystone CoLab in the east Crossroads to hear keynote speaker and biomimicry expert Margo Farnsworth discuss lessons from the natural world and how they can be applied to the region's "circular economy."

July 5, 2024 | Posted in Local Government
Coaching for Improved Performance

Learn about the latest classes and events from MARC's Government Training Institute.

July 5, 2024 | Posted in Aging
older adults on park benth

MARC is helping spread the word about the State of Missouri's 2024 Needs Assessment Survey.

July 5, 2024 | Posted in Aging
age of celebration check in

About 400 older adults and caregivers attended a free block party highlighting resources for healthy aging and aging in place safely.

July 3, 2024 | Posted in Environment
fireworks

Help keep pollution levels down

July 1, 2024 | Posted in Environment
clouds

Three committee seats are open