How Would You Make Kalamazoo a Better Place to Live and Work?

Feb 9/, 2015 02:28:31 PM


Kalamazoo, MI –

What would YOU do to make Kalamazoo a better place to live and work?  Join us on Wednesday, February 11, 5 pm at Kalamazoo Public Library, (Central) to find out what some local people and organizations are doing to make Kzoo better now! Kalamazoo Public Library and ONEplace have united to spotlight dynamic community building efforts in Greater Kalamazoo in a program called Kalamazoo Connect. Each quarter, Kalamazoo Connect will feature three, short, TED-talk style presentations on innovative, engaging endeavors followed by an opportunity for informal discussions and networking. Locally-sourced refreshments will be served following the presentations.

Kalamazoo Connect kicks off this Wednesday with the following speakers: 

Cathy Pinto 
Hear about AACORN Farms latest programs for adults with autism and their long-term vision of a residential farming community. 

James Mattox 
A’s for J’s 
Learn how one innovative young man came up with a unique way to get students excited about school and earning those A’s! 

Kyle Bibby
Michigan Butterflies Project 
This is the real “butterfly effect!” Bibby will describe how researchers, land managers, and backyard enthusiasts are coming together to monitor our environmental health via the butterfly population. 

There are still spots open to register, so sign up today!  

If you have any questions, please contact ONEplace 269-553-7910 or


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