We received a kind note from Bill Shaw from one of our hackerspace resellers — the team at the Tampa Hackerspace:
We’ve been open since mid-August and have already done lots of great things in and for the Tampa area. Being a reseller for Adafruit has been a great way for us to get materials for our members and classes and we really appreciate everything you guys do!
They have launched a project to generate interest and financial support to build out and improve the space. Help Build Tampa’s First Hackerspace by Tampa Hackerspace:
We just opened the first hackerspace in Tampa and we need tools and equipment to do even cooler things.
Who We Are
Tampa Hackerspace was established to create a sustainable space for learning and collaboration. We provide space, equipment, and classes to enable members and the surrounding community to explore both their creativity and curiosity. Our mission is educational. We are currently a state-level non-profit and putting together the application for Federal non-profit status as a 501c(3).
March 2013. With lots of interest, local enthusiasts pile into a recently formed Facebook group. There are about 120 members. Bill Shaw, a local IT guy who also runs kid-friendly robotics programs, volunteers to take the reins. A non-profit is formed and plans are made….