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5K Runs in Kansas City for Fall 2015

Friday, October 16th, 2015
Fall 5K Runs Near Kansas City

Fall 5K Runs Near Kansas City

Well, summer is long gone and we are already into the heart of fall. This is the time of year when many of us start spending more of our time indoors, and less time outside being active. Therefore, it can be hard to stay fit and easy to gain weight during this time of year. However, a great way to combat this seasonal weight gain is to participate in one of the many fall 5k runs near Kansas City. There are many of these runs taking place throughout our local community during this time of year. Therefore, we wanted to write an article to highlight some of them that will be taking place in the near future. (more…)

2015 Halloween Family Activities in Kansas City

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
2015 Halloween Events in Kansas City

2015 Halloween Events in Kansas City

For most of us, when we think about October, we think about fall weather, football and the leaves changing colors. However, when kids think about October they think of Halloween. Children all over the country have been gearing up for Halloween by deciding what costume that they want to dress up in and by dreaming of candy. In order to help you and your kids get ready for the upcoming Halloween holiday we wanted to post an article where we talk about 2015 Halloween events in Kansas City for the entire family to enjoy. (more…)

Top Steakhouses and Barbeque Restaurants Near Kansas City

Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Best BBQ Restaurants and Steakhouses in Kansas City

There are many benefits to living near Kansas City, and one of them is the great dining options that are available to us. Kansas City is home to some of the best local steak and barbeque restaurants in the country, with a lot of options to choose from. All of us here at Matt Ford have been lucky enough to visit many of the local  restaurants in the area. Therefore, we will be using this blog post to tell you about some of the best BBQ restaurants and steakhouses in Kansas City. (more…)

Holiday Toy Drive Going on Now at Matt Ford

Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Where to Donate Toys Kansas City MO

Here at Matt Ford, we’re taking the season of giving to a whole new level. We have decided to hold a toy drive here at the dealership in an effort to give back to the less fortunate children in the area, and to help get a larger number of people involved, we are also giving back to all customers who join us in supporting the cause this year.

From now until Saturday, December 20th, if you bring in your vehicle for service, we encourage you to bring a toy along with you. For every donated toy, we will give you five percent off of your total service bill, up to a total of 10 percent. So, if you have been wondering where to donate toys in Kansas City MO, look no further. At the end of the toy drive we will be dropping off all of the toys for distribution. (more…)

Holiday Toy Drive Going on Now at Matt Ford

Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Where to Donate Toys Kansas City MO

Here at Matt Ford, we’re taking the season of giving to a whole new level. We have decided to hold a toy drive here at the dealership in an effort to give back to the less fortunate children in the area, and to help get a larger number of people involved, we are also giving back to all customers who join us in supporting the cause this year.

From now until Saturday, December 20th, if you bring in your vehicle for service, we encourage you to bring a toy along with you. For every donated toy, we will give you five percent off of your total service bill, up to a total of 10 percent. So, if you have been wondering where to donate toys in Kansas City MO, look no further. At the end of the toy drive we will be dropping off all of the toys for distribution. (more…)

Nominate a Charity for a Missouri Comets 50/50 Raffle

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Missouri Comets Nominate a Charity 50/50 Raffle

The Missouri Comets season has already kicked off to a roaring start with a 13-4 victory, and while there is still one more away game on November 8th, it won’t be long before the Comets make their way to the Independence Events Center for their first home game on the 15th of November. Here at Matt Ford, we are a sponsor of the Comets, and while we have been for the past couple of years, we’ve decided to get even more involved this year. (more…)

Test Drive the 2015 Ford F-150 Before its Release Date

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Test Drive 2015 Ford F-150 Kansas City MO

As you likely know, the release date for the redesigned, aluminum-clad 2015 model of the F-150 is still up in the air. We have been waiting in anticipation for the all-new pickup to arrive, but from what we’ve been able to dig up, it seems that the newest variation of the best-selling pickup won’t be available for sale until mid-November or later. However, we are one of 38 cities that will be receiving a few models ahead of the official release date and if you have been looking to test drive the 2015 Ford F-150 in Kansas City MO, you will have the opportunity to do just that. (more…)

Ford to Invest Over $600,000 in Greater Kansas City Area

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Ford Operation Better World Kansas City MO

Here in Missouri we’re lucky enough to have a Ford Assembly Plant in Kansas City. Not only does the plant provide residents of the state with jobs, but as Ford is a generous company, they find ways to give back to the communities where their plants reside. Last week the automaker announced that they would be contributing to a number of community programs in the area, and now we have the details of what those contributions will contain. (more…)

Kansas City-Area Fall Festivals Provide Fun For the Whole Family

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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2014 Fall Fairs and Festivals near Kansas City MO

Summer is winding down, but you don’t have to get yourself into the winter slump just yet. Now is the time that all of the 2014 fall fairs and festivals near Kansas City MO begin, and if you’re looking to get some fun in before hibernating for the winter, we highly suggest that you check out one of these great upcoming events. They are fun for the entire family, so if you haven’t checked out one of these fairs or festivals before, we highly suggest that you make an effort to load everybody up and head to one this year. (more…)

Kansas City-Area Fall Festivals Provide Fun For the Whole Family

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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2014 Fall Fairs and Festivals near Kansas City MO

Summer is winding down, but you don’t have to get yourself into the winter slump just yet. Now is the time that all of the 2014 fall fairs and festivals near Kansas City MO begin, and if you’re looking to get some fun in before hibernating for the winter, we highly suggest that you check out one of these great upcoming events. They are fun for the entire family, so if you haven’t checked out one of these fairs or festivals before, we highly suggest that you make an effort to load everybody up and head to one this year. (more…)