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Power Up fair connects to tech industry

August 2, 2016
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Power Up fair connects neighborhood to technology
The Baxter Community Center in southeast Grand Rapids is a nonprofit that offers “a Christian response to human needs.” Courtesy Jonathan Jelks

A community center in town is hosting an event tomorrow that’s designed to expose minorities, entrepreneurs and students to the city’s tech industry.

Jonathan Jelks and AJ Hills IV, co-founders of The Midwest Tech Project, are producing the second-annual Power Up Technology Fair at the Baxter Community Center in Grand Rapids from 6-8 p.m.

People of "all ages and backgrounds" are welcome.

There is no admission for entry.

The fair will feature a panel discussion by professionals on entry points into the technology industry.

Exhibitors at the fair

Atomic Object


Collective Idea

Fathom Drone

Grand Rapids Public Schools

Management Business Solutions

Open Systems Technologies

radi8er Music


Universal Mind

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