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May 31, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Caregiver providing lunch for older adult

Are you a caregiver? We want to hear from you!

May 27, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Double Up Food Bucks event at Town and Country Supermarkets in Salem, Mo.

On Wednesday, May 18, about two dozen people gathered at the Country Mart grocery store in Salem, Missouri, to learn about the Double Up Food Bucks incentive program and celebrate the program becoming part of the Town and County Supermarkets system in southern Missouri.

May 17, 2022 | Posted in Transportation
Man riding a bike down a city street

We’re celebrating KC Bike Month at MARC and want you to join us.

May 13, 2022 | Posted in Safety & Security
911 The Thin Red Line

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Performance Awards!  The awards recognize the exceptional work that telecommunicators do for first responders and for the public. A selection committee chose the recipients from nominations submitted by 911 dispatch centers throughout the region.

This year's honorees include: 

May 11, 2022 | Posted in News
Illustration of different housing types

New Community Project Funding (CPF) will help increase access to affordable housing options for individuals and families throughout the Kansas City region. 

May 5, 2022 | Posted in Economy
KC Workforce Indicators logo

The Kansas City economy has recovered 80% of the 139,300 jobs lost from the recession. The Kansas City metropolitan economy needs to recover another 27,200 jobs to return to the pre-pandemic peak level of employment.

May 5, 2022 | Posted in News
Bloch fountain surrounded by colorful tulips

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on April 26. We’re sharing selected highlights from the meetings for your awareness and use in regional conversations.

April 20, 2022 | Posted in Transportation
Bus and streetcar at intersection in the River Market

Review and provide feedback on a special amendment to the short-range transportation program

April 20, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Earth Day 2022 illustration with recycling logo and recyclable items

Earth Day is on Friday and we hope you join us in taking steps to protect the environment—this week and every week.  

April 15, 2022 | Posted in Aging & Health
Community for All Ages Logo

On Friday, April 15, at the First Suburbs Coalition meeting, the Mid-America Regional Council honored Peculiar, Missouri, for becoming more age friendly. Peculiar earned Silver Level status in the Communities for All Ages recognition program, which required conducting a self-assessment of age-friendly policies and actions.