Four area cities recognized as Communities for All Ages

Today at the First Suburbs Coalition meeting, MARC honored four area cities for becoming more age friendly. Grandview and North Kansas City, Missouri, have achieved Silver Level status, while Grain Valley, Missouri, and Parkville, Missouri, were recognized with a Bronze Level award. To advance to Silver Level recognition, Grandview and North Kansas City conducted self-assessments […]

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Two area cities recognized as Communities for All Ages

The latest cities to be recognized for their age-friendly efforts are Olathe, Kansas, which received a bronze level designation, and Roeland Park, Kansas, which received a gold level designation. The Mid-America Regional Council honored the two cities at the First Suburbs Coalition meeting on April 19. To advance to gold level recognition, the city of […]

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First Suburbs Coalition awarded economic development grant

The National League of Cities (NLC) has selected MARC’s First Suburbs Coalition — a group of 19 communities in Greater Kansas City — for a new economic development pilot project. MARC applied for the award on behalf of the coalition, with the cities of Mission, Kansas, and Gladstone, Missouri, as lead agencies. The NLC award, called the […]

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