The Kalamazoo Innovation Initiative (Kalamazoo Makers) is organized to advance innovation and growth opportunities for the Kalamazoo community by providing environments and resources. Our projects will help facilitate creative abilities, ideas, and discoveries. The organization’s main focus is to promote the creation of, and support the continuation of, a maker space in Kalamazoo.
Congratulations to Gregory Shelton of Grand Unique Laundry for receiving his first loan through Northern Initiatives. With help from his SCORE mentor, Cheri Bales, Gregory did a fantastic job on developing his business plan and showing real entrepreneurial spirit. We wish you much success, and look forward to your upward movement. You are a wonderful role model.