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Who's Ready for Launch?!

You read that right... October 12, 2018!

Furniture is being delivered and assembled. Lights, AV, IT, and security are being installed. Painting, plumbing, heating, and construction are being wrapped up. The signs are being painted. Coworkers are signing up for spots. And people are reserving use of the event space and conference room spaces for an ongoing basis through next year!

It is the mission of The Space on Main to foster entrepreneurship, innovation, the arts, education, health, and recreation in order to increase opportunity for personal and collective growth in the Cohase Region of Vermont and New Hampshire by providing a creative facility with access to affordable equipment, work spaces, and classes. It is our goal to ensure prosperity of our community by leveraging talent in the region by creating pathways to outside individuals, services, and technologies.

Visit thespaceonmain.org for more information.

What We've Been Up To

Aside from all of the miscellaneous tasks associated with launch, we hosted a Cohase Chamber of Commerce & Cohase Rotary Club joint Business After Hours, several public tours, as well as a benefit event to match a local challenge grant. THANK YOU to everyone who participated, hosted, and donated. We couldn't have made it this far without you! <3 

Launch Event Details

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony [Fri, Oct 12th @ 11:00am–12:00pm]
Brief remarks and tour to follow. Joined by Special Guests: Ted Brady, Deputy Secretary, Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development; Samantha Sheehan, Owner & Executive Director of Valley.Works & Communications Manager of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility; and Erik Volk, Executive Director of the Cohase Chamber of Commerce. RSVP online at thespaceonmain.org/rsvp.

Art Gallery Opening [Fri, Oct 12th @ 12:00pm–3:00pm]
The Community Lens photo group will be the first exhibitors to use the art gallery. The art gallery will feature a different artist each month with opening receptions on First Fridays.

Chair Massage [Fri, Oct 12th @ 1:00pm–3:00pm]
Abby Copeland will be offering chair massage by donation (1:00-3:00pm) and chatting about the ways she’s excited to utilize The Space. Proceeds to benefit The Space on Main.

Launch The Space Party! [Fri, Oct 12th @ 6:30pm–10:00pm]
Come help us celebrate the official launch of The Space On Main! Catered by Colatina Exit. Wood-Fired Pizza, Bruschetta Caprese, Hot Wings Alforno, Stuffed Mushrooms, Antipasto Rustica, Spinach & Artichoke Fonduta, and more! Music by ShaR4. A HUGE thank you to Community Bank for sponsoring this launch event!

Tickets ($25) are available online (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launch-the-space-party-tickets-50097504986).

Farm-Fresh Veggies Delivered Directly to The Space

Crossmolina Farm is offering a Winter CSA with a pick up on Fridays at The Space On Main between 4pm and 7pm. Loads of fresh greens and roots and a bounty of storage crops. Season begins October 19th and ends December 7th. Custom options such as artisanal bread, locally roasted coffee, cheese, and more! Learn more and sign up at crossmolinafarm.com.

Apply for Membership

If you plan on being a monthly member, head to our site and fill out the application. No payment will be collected at this time (we'll talk it over, sign an agreement, etc. before you're ever charged). 
Membership is not required for people who plan on renting rooms for events/classes, for people who opt just to pay for day passes, or for attendees of classes/events.

Teach Classes / Host Events - Let Us Know!

Are you planning to rent The Space's classroom or conference room for classes and events? Or, are you hoping to volunteer your time and talents to teach classes to community members? We've set up an Instructor / Space Reservation form for you. You do not need to know specific dates at this time... it's just to help us gather information and to coordinate a meeting with you.

Want a chat? Or a tour?

I am always happy to grab coffee and/or schedule a tour with interested members, instructors, community organizations, sponsors, donors, etc. Send an email, text 802-449-MAIN (6246), or reach out through Facebook.

Donate / Sponsor

Yes, we still need money... for the foreseeable future. You can make a general donation, set up a time to discuss sponsorship possibilities, or even drop me a tip about grant opportunities. As always, I would be happy to sit down with you to discuss any and all options. 

Thank you so much for all or your support. More updates soon!

Monique Priestley
President & Founder, The Space On Main
thespaceonmain@gmail.com | 802-449-MAIN (6246)
Personal cell: (802) 222-1909

Made possible with crazy amounts of support from
all of you as well as the following organizations:

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