Category Archives: Education

Maker Registration now Open for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2017!

Registration is now open for Gulf Coast MakerCon Maker Booths!  We’ve  some great new partners this year, like Cigar City Multirotors and the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. Here’s some more of what we have on tap for 2017: 40,000 sq. ft. of … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it.

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Meet the Garden Maker: Loretta Buckner, of We Grow From Here

We’re Making things indoors and out, this year, and planting the seeds of sustainability this year, with Loretta Buckner, owner and master gardener of We Grow from Here. We Grow From Here was founded as a non-profit in 2010 to … Continue reading

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