Kalamazoo Public Library Wants to Know: How Would You Make Kalamazoo Better?
Jan 15, 2015 10:40:45 AM
Kalamazoo, MI –
Are you one of the many area residents who engage unique,
innovative, even wild efforts to make Kalamazoo a great place to live and work?
Kalamazoo Public Library believes you need a forum to be heard, and have launched
a new program, Kalamazoo Connect.
Kalamazoo Public Library and ONEplace have united to spotlight
dynamic community building efforts in Greater Kalamazoo. Each quarter,
Kalamazoo Connect will feature three short presentations on innovative,
engaging endeavors followed by an opportunity for informal discussions and
networking. Locally-sourced refreshments will be served following the
Presentations will be given in a TED-talk style – open-stage
speaking with optional use of notecards. Presentations must be a minimum of 5
minutes and cannot exceed 10 minutes. Audio visuals may be included. (For
examples, visit www.ted.com.)
Here’s how you can tell Kalamazoo about your innovative, community
your entry by emailing your name, phone number, name of organization or
business, and description of talk (approximately 100 words) to ONEplace@kpl.gov.
Entries are due by 5pm on Friday, January 23.
will be notified by Tuesday, January 27.
in a rehearsal of your talk during the week of Feb 2 (by appointment).
applicants must attend and speak at the Kalamazoo Connect event on Wednesday,
February 11, 5-6:30 pm.
If you have any questions, please contact ONEplace 269-553-7910
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