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Community show kitchen, fitness training business pitched at 1 Million Cups

New community organization pitch: ICT Downtown Market

Mikel Bowyer is a local restaurant manager very interested in the local food movement. He pitched a community kitchen and artisan center downtown at 1 Million Cups Wednesday
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Mikel Bowyer is a local restaurant manager very interested in the local food movement. He pitched a community kitchen and artisan center downtown at 1 Million Cups Wednesday

The founder of a nonprofit community show kitchen and the owners of a fitness training and diet business pitched their visions at Wednesday’s 1 Million Cups ICT event.

1 Million Cups ICT is a weekly gathering designed to aid entrepreneurs by making contacts in the community and gaining awareness. It meets from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Next week’s event will be at Wichita State University’s Old Town offices, 238 N. Mead.

Here are the latest presenters:

ICT Downtown Market

Founder: Mikel Bowyer

Pitch: Bowyer, general manager of the Public at the Brickyard restaurant, is trying to organize a center downtown where local food can be prepared by local chefs, as well as a place for artisans and families to come.

Status: It has been planned for seven years, but he hopes to open a smaller version in a couple months.

Need: Donations and interest from the public.

Mikel Bowyer is a local restaurant manager very interested in the local food movement. He pitched a community kitchen and artisan center downtown at 1 Million Cups Wednesday

GoTimeTraining

Owners: Kalene Smith and Shannon Dykman

Pitch: They have created a personal training and nutrition business.

Status: The company is 4 years old.

Need: More customers

Contact: www.gotimetraining.com

Shannon Dykman and Kalene Smith own and operate a personal fitness training and nutrition center at 11110 E. 26th North.

Next week

The next 1 Million Cups ICT will feature Quickdraw Studios and Nitro Joe’s.

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