Tag: Great Plains MakerSpace

“Maker’s” Unite To Meet A Crisis

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant challenges for many in health care and essential industries. Access to personal protective equipment has been hampered greatly by the sudden, unprecedented demand. As area businesses began reaching out to Finney County Economic Development Corporation to look for solutions, it only made sense to […]

In Case You Missed It–April 17, 2020

Here’s a rundown of the most popular posts from our Facebook and website pages from this week, just in case you missed them! GCCC to Continue Online for Summer 2020 A Resilient Community: Stepping Up to Meet Today’s Needs Southwest Kansas COVID-19 Resource Group Expands Efforts to Assist Area Agencies […]

A Resilient Community: Stepping Up to Meet Today’s Needs

Our community has always been flexible and resilient. This is true especially now. When the Centers for Disease Control issued guidance for the use of cloth facemasks, Finney County Economic Development Corporation and the Great Plains MakerSpace set out to see what needs we could meet regionally for masks and […]

In Case You Missed It—April 10, 2020

Here’s a rundown of the most popular posts from our Facebook and website pages from this week, just in case you missed them! NEW KANSAS SOCIAL DISTANCING RACES ANNOUNCED A local Garden City man continues his marathon training, even after his race has been postponed due to COVID-19.  He’s organized […]

Great Plains MakerSpace finds location downtown

Great Plains MakerSpace, a nonprofit organization working to build a membership-based workshop area for a variety of trades, hobbies and pastimes, has found a home at least temporarily in downtown Garden City. The MakerSpace will be moving into the back of the building that houses the Family Bookhouse, 519 N. […]

Summer G.E.A.R. workshops offered through Great Plains MakerSpace

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Though the organization is working to find a permanent location, the Great Plains MakerSpace began a program this summer designed to spark girls’ interest in science and technology. Shannon Dick, Finney County Economic Development Corp. strategic analyst, said Wednesday during the FCEDC’s monthly […]