The Maker space society is looking for funding to open a facility. They recently hosted a repair cafe in Invermere. File photo.

Vote for Maker Space society funding

Society could win up to $50,000 to launch the Columbia Valley Maker Space Society

If the Maker Space society gets enough votes, they could open the doors to their new facility, thanks to the Aviva Community Fund.

The society is eligible for up to $50,000 if they win enough votes between now and October 19th. Each entrant can vote up to 18 times.

The Maker Space society is looking to open a facility that will include workbenches, places for computer programming, woodworking and more. Their goal is to provide educational and economic development opportunities to the local Valley residents.

To vote for the society, visit the voting page here. To learn more abou the Columbia Valley Makerspace Society, visit www.makerspace.ca.

For more on the Maker Space Society, read past Pioneer stories:

Creative Residents seek to create makerspace in Invermere

Repair Cafe pops up

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