We are very excited to welcome Irm Diorio as our first paid employee! We have been operating as an all-volunteer startup non-profit for several years. Now, thanks to the generosity of our members and other foundational supporters, we are thrilled to be able to take this important step so quickly. Irm started as the part-time […]
We have enjoyed making attractions for the Decatur Wine Festival for the past several years. But this year, we really raised the bar (or should we say the glass?) to a new height. Our friends at the Decatur Arts Alliance suggested a steampunk motif with hacked up bicycles and robots. They wanted something visually interesting […]
My name is Austin Sirkin, and I’m a member of Decatur Makers. Over the summer, I came and took a tour of the space, and found that while it needed some work, it had a lot of something that appealed to me: community. The space has come a long way since my first tour, and […]
We kicked off our Maker Scholar Program with a two day design thinking charrette. Friday evening started with a welcome dinner for all the Maker Scholars and their guests. After we enjoyed the taco bar (so. much. salsa.), spending a little time getting to know each other, and having a quick Decatur Makers orientation, we […]
The Power Racing Series team has had several work days over the past two weeks. If you want an idea of what we’re doing, what is left to do and how you can get involved, read on.