2018 was an exciting and busy year at Spark!
With your support and enthusiasm, we opened a NEW Spark Makerspace on State Street: a community workshop for New London and beyond. We rededicated ourselves to be a place to make, create and collaborate. Your involvement -- through donations, membership, volunteering and positive support -- has made it all possible. THANK YOU!
Together we ...
Built out eight workstations: Electronics, Woodworking, Stained Glass, Fiber Arts, Small Metals, Audiovisual, Drawing Painting and Printmaking, and Co-working
Grew membership from our core build-out crew of 30 to over 80
Expanded our class offerings- Stained Glass! Fuzzy Slippers! Raspberry Pi! Cutting Boards! Cyanotype!
Refocused on our core mission to support making, collaboration, and engagement in the local community
Created a Member Council which also has two seats on the Board of Directors
With the help of a grant from the Palmer Foundation, we hired our Executive Director and awarded 12 scholarships
Threw Goth Prom - a fun, successful fundraising event at The Social
Produced Summer Melt: a hands-on community event at the Hygienic Art Park to introduce New Londoners to Spark Makerspace.
Sustainability is Spark’s 2019 goal - So, how we are doing?
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Join our campaign to grow Spark Makerspace: a dynamic collaborative hub in historic downtown New London - a place where people of diverse backgrounds come together for the common purpose of sharing, making and learning. Click here to donate online or send your check payable to Spark Foundation to:
c/o Spark Makerspace
225 State Street
New London, CT 06320
With gratitude and appreciation,
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