The Gathering Place to Unveil Banners and Renovation Plans at July Event

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July 1, 2015 – Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania – On Thursday, July 23, 2015, The Gathering Place along with the Abington Area Community Classroom  unveiled a series of banners on the old Clarks Summit firehouse to begin its transformation into a community arts and education venue.

The event, “A Gathering of Givers,” offered public tours of the first floor and showcased the updated renovation plans for the building. The board of directors of The Gathering Place recognized the project’s many sponsors and supporters in a special ceremony during the event.

“A Gathering of Givers” took place at the Clarks Summit Borough Building at 304 S. State Street in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. 

About The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place ( is a new community center that celebrates inclusive partnerships, creativity, education, and the arts in Clarks Summit and the Abingtons. The organization is transforming the first floor of the first floor of the former Clarks Summit firehouse into its new home. This will become the main location for the Abington Area Community Classroom’s popular sessions, and a venue for local artists and community groups to learn, create, and share their talents and knowledge in a welcoming, caring community. The new space will feature an art studio, kitchen, classrooms, and an open area that can accommodate small events, exhibits, and theatrical productions.

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