DOWNTOWN KALAMAZOO ASSOCIATION CHARITIES

The Downtown Kalamazoo Association Charities Board (DKAC) exist to develop, and maintain community defining events, activities, and spaces that are fun, safe, and welcoming to all. To cultivate a diverse mix of year-round, quality programming. To enrich the downtown experience by linking to arts, and culture. To create opportunities for youth, and connections to neighborhoods and universities.
 

Current Initiatives

  • Continuing policy revisions to enhance the Arcadia Creek Festival Place
  • Place-Making Activities
  •  Improving Accessibility and Fire & Life Safety Techniques
     

Annual Events
Do Dah Parade
Mixer on the Mall
Click Downtown
Holiday Parade
Santa's Workshop
 

Contact

Denise Negrea, 269.344.0795

 

Members 

Jennie Bach Cook
Discover Kalamazoo
 
Paul Ecklund
Disability Network SW MI
 
Grant Fletcher
Bronson Methodist Hospital
 
Pat Halpin
Downtown Resident
 
Brian Hill
Gonzo's Bigg Dogg Brewing Co. 
 
Elspeth Inglis, Vice-Chair
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
 
Sean Fletcher
City of Kalamazoo
 
Betty Peristeridis, Chair
Argo's East
 
Adrienne Wissner
Memories Bridal & Evening Wear