Message from Ann: November/December 2016

Dear Friends — We here at The Scrap Exchange are hopeful that we can all find some peace during this difficult time. Making art, being creative and kind to each other and the environment is core to our hearts and helps feed our souls. In an effort to continue our … Continue reading

Message from Ann: October/November 2016

Dear Friends— I’m writing this as I head up to Boston for ReuseConex 2016, the biennial convention for the reuse industry. I’m looking forward to learning what new things are happening in reuse, catching up with old friends and hopefully making some new friends too. Before I go, want to … Continue reading

Message from Ann: September/October 2016

Dear Friends— Happy Fall! … though it doesn’t feel much like fall at the moment… We’ll just have to ignore the summer weather, since we are gearing up for some FUN FUN FUN fall programming. We hope you can join us! For starters we’re kicking off our fall/winter class season. … 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

It’s True

On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, The Scrap Exchange purchased a portion of the north end of the Lakewood Shopping Center. We know lots of people have heard about this and are interested in more details, so we put together a web page with info. Here is a link to info … Continue reading

Message from Ann: May/June 2016

How does your garden grow? The Scrap Exchange’s gardens are growing growing growing! Have you noticed our community garden plots on the east side of our courtyard? We’ve also got a dedicated team of staff and volunteers working on the front area, as we work to replace the original landscaping … Continue reading

Message from the Director: April/May 2016

Dear Friends, Our 25th anniversary is here! (April 1991 to April 2016) We are reflecting on our past, planning our future, and working as always to fulfill our mission. The Past … Let’s take a moment to think back to 1991 and the early years of the organization. It is … Continue reading