Leaders of the Powell MakerSpace are holding a series of focus groups with individuals from across the Big Horn Basin. The goal is to let people know the resource is available, help connect those resources with groups that can utilize it, and get an idea of how to move the space forward.
“We’re getting some really good feedback,” said Shaylee Hancock. She’s the treasurer of the Powell MakerSpace Board of Directors and site supervisor for AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), whose volunteers assist at the facility.
The board partnered with Powell Economic Partnership to utilize its expertise in the research. PEP is helping to coordinate the focus groups and will compile the data garnered from the sessions.
“The focus groups are a tool to hear from the community about how they envision using this community space,”…