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Surviving Covid-19 – April 2020

If you had asked me what today would look like back in January, I would have painted a very different picture than what today looks like. I would probably have described it something like this: all the Spencer-Penn staff setting up tables and chairs, labeling vendor booths, putting out Barnival games on the ballfield, waiting…
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Third Thursday Trivia

March's Trivia Night has been postponed. Please check back for further updates. Join us for our Third Thursday Trivia! Each month teams will compete in a themed trivia contest. Each team may have no more than 5 participants and cost is $10 per team. The winning team will leave with a prize. Concessions will be…
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Sabin Named as New Executive Director at Spencer-Penn

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_row_inner bg_video_youtube_repeat="true" bg_video_youtube_mute="true" bg_video_repeat="true" bg_video_mute="true"] [mp_span_inner col="12"] [embed]https://youtu.be/SXZQXAMUS9Q[/embed] [/mp_span_inner] [/mp_row_inner] [mp_row_inner bg_video_youtube_repeat="true" bg_video_youtube_mute="true" bg_video_repeat="true" bg_video_mute="true"] [mp_span_inner col="12"] [mp_code] SPENCER – Susan Sabin has taken the new role of Executive Director at Spencer-Penn Centre. We sat down with her to talk about the goals she has for the center. Sabin got started with…
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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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