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Comics Art Class with D. Michael Watkins

[mp_row bg_video_youtube_repeat="true" bg_video_youtube_mute="true" bg_video_repeat="true" bg_video_mute="true"] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_text] CALLING ALL COMIC BOOK FANS! Have you seen your favorite superhero on the big screen? Have you always dreamed of creating your very own comic book? Well grab your pencils and paper...because we have something special for you. Professional comic book artist D. Michael Watkins will be…
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Spencer-Penn Wins in 2019 Reader’s Choice for Best Local Event Venue

[mp_row bg_video_youtube_repeat="true" bg_video_youtube_mute="true" bg_video_repeat="true" bg_video_mute="true"] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_heading] Spencer-Penn wins 2019 Readers' Choice Award   [/mp_heading] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] View the full selection of the Martinsville Bulletin's Reader's Choice at: https://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/special/page-e/page_5ce0cd3b-e010-5347-9b6f-8e4d35991758.html   [/mp_span] [/mp_row]
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Spencer-Penn Wins 5th Place in WSLS’ Top 10 Wedding Venues

  Each month WSLS requests nominations for a different category of local business. April of 2019 was set apart just for local wedding venues. Locations from Floyd, Roanoke, Christiansburg, Lexington, and more were included in the list of nominations. Voting took place through the last day of April. Thanks to all the support from our…
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Our Introduction to the Harvest Foundation – 2006

Our Introduction to the Harvest Foundation It was the winter of 2006; we needed to renovate the lower level in order to bring in rentals. We needed money in order to renovate in order to bring in rentals. We needed a $200,000 plan in order to bring in money in order to renovate in order…
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The beginning – 2004

In July 2004, a group of interested Spencer residents, former students and former teachers began meeting each week for the next three months. Such dedication and love for an old building could only bring success, but we had to obtain the building first. We didn't go into this endeavor blindly, just innocently. We studied the…
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Our first year: Part1 – 2005

Starting our first fiscal year in January of 2005, the Spencer-Penn School Preservation Organization (SPSPO) had its officers in place: Mary Jordan, President; David Draper, Vice President; Lillian Holland, Secretary; and Bobby Dalton, Treasurer. A Board of Directors had also been elected: J.E. Pigg, Pasty Quesenberry and Carl DeHart. Committees were formed, and work began…
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Our first year: Part2 – 2005

The Jacklegs were meeting twice a week in the winter of 2005, removing walls, dropped ceilings and the "stage" enclosure. The stage was enclosed in the early 60's for the Principal's Office, which also included a restroom, book room, closets, and of course a large open area for the secretary, copy machine and teacher's mailboxes,…
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It’s all coming together, kind of – 2006

January, 2006, we started our second year with the building and had lots and lots to do, not only with renovation, but also with fundraising. Fundraising in 2005 was mostly donations, one Antique Fair, and one Sweet Gospel Music and Desserts concert. We had to get the lower level ready to rent. The lower level…
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Barn Quilt Class

Instructors Lauren Byron and Mitzi Britt are artists and business owners in Walnut Cove, North Carolina. They will bring their talents to Spencer-Penn, instructing students in a Barn Quilt Class. This four hour class is great for beginners and more experienced barn quilters. All students must pre-register with Spencer-Penn and pay upon signing up for…
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Martial Arts

Martial Arts Class Join Sifu Kristian Gordon for Martial Arts class. Classes will occur on Thursdays, from 6 to 7 p.m. There are no age, experience, or ability requirements for this class. Everyone is welcome! Cost for a month is $40 for members or $65 for non-members. Kung Fu Summer Program June 13th: Bullying/Self Defense Class…
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