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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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Zumba

Zumba ***Please note that Zumba classes are on hold due to an injury. We apologize for any inconvenience and we will announce when classes will resume.*** Join Instructor Julie Brown for Zumba class every Tuesday evening, from 6-7 p.m. Class fee is $5 at the door each class. Come and have a great time while…
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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. Pre-register or request more information by contacting the Centre.
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