Blogger Jason Strube perfectly captured the spirit of the visit by Dale Dougherty to Grand Rapids on April 26, 2011 to encourage people to join the Maker movement.

According to the article:

I recently got to attend a town hall style meeting with local hacker/makers in the Grand Rapids area at GRiD70. The meeting was organized by Dale Dougherty. For those of you who do not know him, he is the man responsible for starting Make magazine and the Maker Faire events around the country.

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