Category: Community

Board positions appointed for the 2014 year.

First meeting tonight for the 2014 Eugene Maker Space board.  Congratulations to the newly appointed positions of; Cliff Cox Secretary,  Darrell Perko Treasure,  James Hukill Marketing/PR,  Kassandra Kaplan Facilities/Inventory,  Weston Turner Champion/President.

2014 Eugene Maker Space Board of Directors has been voted on.

Congrats Clif Cox, Darrell Perko, James Hukill, Kassandra Kaplan, Weston Turner! Congratulations to all new board members. Thank you all for those that participated in the elections process. See you at the next member meeting!

Eugene Maker Space went to After School Conference today.

OregonASK  Invited Eugene Maker Space  (EMS) to have a booth at todays After School conference.  Bob Miller and myself (James Hukill) volunteered to represent EMS onsite at Chemeketa Community College (Salem, Oregon).  OregonASK mission statement is “To support, expand and advocate for quality out-of-school time programs and activities for children, youth, and...

Successful Halloween?

Did anyone see any jaw dropping must have costumes for next year?  Anything you want to bring to the shop and start the planning to be the king of your neighborhood?  How about any killer lawn/house decorations? Swing by the shop tonight and share what you saw, did or want...

First Annual Punkin Chunkin’ Contest!

Eugene Maker Space will be holding it’s first ever Punkin Chunkin’ contest!  If you aren’t familiar with the tradition of punkin chunkin’ then you are in for a treat.  The general idea is for teams to build contraptions that can launch pumpkins as far as possible.  Whichever team can launch...

EMS meeting notes. Thanks Clif!

Saturday was a EMS member meeting. If you did not make it don’t worry Clif posted the meeting minutes. Thanks Clif! Some great topics brought up and a reminder EMS board member voting this December.

Philanthropic Eugene Maker Space Member Austin McKimmey in the local news.

Congratulations Austin McKimmey. Always awesome when an EMS member makes it in the news. Being recognized as an Event Organizer makes it even better. Thanks for giving back to the community! “Biking Out of Disaster”