Annual Link Directory - Advertising Opportunity

Now is the time to be sure your business is a member of the Southtown Council, Waldo Business Association and/or the Brookside Business Association. All members of these organizations will be found in the annual LINK directory published later this summer. If you are not a member, contact the Southtown Planning Center, 816-523-5553 for information before July 1st.

1Week KC - Uniting Kansas City Entrepeneurs

June 9-15 is the exciting week of local events to inspire, encourage, and celebrate entrepreneurship throughout the greater Kansas City region. The week includes Startup Games powered by Google Fiber, E Day at the K, 1 Million Cups, Sprint Techstars Demo Day, Digital Sandbox KC Innovation Showcase, Silicon Prairie News Pub Quiz, Startup Waffles, Startup Party, Startup Weekend, and Boulevardia. For details, visit

Southtown, Waldo, Brookeside Upcoming Events

Monthly Luncheon

Join us on Wednesday, May 21st at 11:45 a.m. at the Wornall Road Baptist Church, 400 Meyer Blvd, for our monthly luncheon.
Our guest speaker will be Dr. Halima Farah from the Global Health Chiropractic.
This month's luncheon will be catered by The Classic Cookie.
Please RSVP by Monday, May 19th, to (816) 523-5553 or
Email: dorna@
RSVP’s are required. Cost is $12

The 2014-2015 Link Directory

The 2014-2015 issue of the ever popular Link directory will soon be underway. Now is your chance to be included in this great community resource. Members from Brookside, Southtown and Waldo join together to produce this book which includes useful information, both alphabetical and categorical listings, and an index of advertisers. Affordable coupons and ads are also highlighted throughout the categorical listings.

Meet & Greet

Volunteers from the Southtown Council and the Waldo Area Business Association will be hitting the streets in May to visit with the area's businesses and organizations.

Major Facelift on Troost Avenue

Congratulations to the McDonald’s restaurant at 6406 Troost Avenue for being awarded the Southtown Sparkle Award for May. Major remodeling was completed recently at this very busy location; while continuing to serve their customers non-stop. Owner Ralph King pulled off a feat of magic and totally transformed the entire building, inside and out, at the tune of approximately $750,000.