December at The Scrap Exchange

DECEMBER AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Staff Spotlight on Kathleen House Kathleen House (Kathy) is a true Durham native and spent many years of her childhood in the Lakewood neighborhood. She joined the staff at Scrap Thrift in January of 2018 after retiring from Duke … Continue reading

October at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! WELCOME BACK TATYANA! Tatyana Kasperovich, The Scrap Exchange’s new Volunteer Coordinator, was born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of four, her family relocated to Omaha, Nebraska, where she grew up with mid-western qualities that … Continue reading

September at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Scrap Thrift’s dedicated book crew. Front Row: Staff members, Dave Smith, Assistant Manager, Cade Carlson and Connor Seaton. Back Row: Volunteers, Nan Dietrich and Lew Shiner. Not Pictured Rob Westfall. SCRAP THRIFT BOOK BRIGADE Earlier … Continue reading

Message from Ann: August/September 2016

Dear Friends, Happy Summer! Have you been to The Scrap Exchange lately? Things have been bumping! We’re always trying to keep it fresh and just this week we did some re-arranging to highlight some of our favorite materials — fabric fabric fabric (of course) and art supplies! Also we are … Continue reading

Introducing… “Rio de Reuse”!

Rio de Reuse permanent store installation by Bryant Holsenbeck opening reception on Friday, September 21, 6-9pm … with a fish-making station for guests to add to our school of fish … and a public parade down the river at 7:30! This month’s Third Friday festivities will celebrate more than the opening … Continue reading

Victor and the Fire Engine

My friend Cathy has a 2-year-old named Victor. Victor is adorable and generally sweet, but he’s in that phase of life where he likes to say “No.” Sometimes he gets in a mood where he’ll say “no” to pretty much anything. “Do you want to ride in your stroller?” “No.” … Continue reading