Planning and executing the 2021 Spencer Pride Festival took thousands of volunteer hours and the support of many organizations who financially supported the event. Nathaniel Clawson first attended the Spencer… Read More »2021 Spencer Pride Festival Recap, Part 5 (of 5): Sponsor-Fueled & Volunteer-Driven
While the day was a bit windy, the cool October temperatures were a welcome site for many attendees, accustomed to visiting much hotter festivals in late Spring and early Summer.… Read More »2021 Spencer Pride Festival Recap, Part 4 (of 5): The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?
There was a lot happening at the festival, in addition to the huge marketplace. With multiple downtown businesses participating and two entertainment venues with all-day lineups, there was no shortage… Read More »2021 Spencer Pride Festival Recap, Part 3 (of 5): So. Much. Fun.
The tremendous efforts of Spencer Pride’s planning for the 2021 Spencer Pride Festival clearly paid off on Saturday. Guests flooded downtown Spencer for the event and shared high praise throughout… Read More »2021 Spencer Pride Festival Recap, Part 2 (of 5): A Busy Day
SPENCER, IN – Downtown Spencer was filled with laughter, music, & smiles on Saturday for the 14th annual Spencer Pride Festival, hosted by Owen County not-for-profit Spencer Pride, Inc. This… Read More »2021 Spencer Pride Festival Recap, Part 1 (of 5): Two Long Years and Two Big Challenges
Written by Jonathan Balash (Spencer Pride’s President & one of Truman’s dads) The Spencer Pride Festival makes its long-awaited return to downtown Spencer this Saturday, October 16, after more than… Read More »Why Our Son Won’t Stop Talking About Spencer Pride
This weekend, the Spencer Pride commUnity center was bustling with people there to celebrate the facility’s fifth anniversary. Hundreds of people came by to partake in rainbow cupcakes & cold… Read More »Spencer Pride commUnity center Celebrates 5 Years
The marketplace at the 2021 Spencer Pride Festival is set to be the largest one yet in the event’s 15-year history. This is sure to please festival attendees, who find… Read More »2021 Spencer Pride Festival Marketplace To Be Largest Ever
Spencer Pride is eagerly anticipating its 14th annual festival, which will take place on October 16 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This rural, small-town LGBTQ+ Pride Festival has… Read More »Spencer Pride Festival Planned for October 16
On Sunday, nearly 40 people turned out to participate in Spencer Pride’s Annual Meeting. The event, which took place in the meeting room of the Spencer Pride commUnity center, limited… Read More »Spencer Pride Annual Meeting Full of Reflection & Excitement
We have an amazing opportunity to raise rehab funds for the commUnity center rear wall – with a big boost from a Gannett Foundation-sponsored grant & fundraising contest. If we all come… Read More »“A Community Thrives” Fundraiser for commUnity center Rear Wall
Join us in June at our commUnity center or online for our “Pride — with Pets at Our Side” events. We are celebrating and fundraising for the commUnity center –… Read More »Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with Spencer Pride
Today, downtown Spencer was blossoming with people attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the brand-new public restrooms. The non-gendered restroom facility is located across from the Owen County Chamber of Commerce… Read More »Restroom Project Completed in Downtown Spencer
Yesterday, (former) Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. This was an important step in holding Chauvin accountable for his heartless crime against George Floyd. … Read More »Special Statement Regarding the Chauvin Verdict
A lot of wood. That’s how one volunteer described today’s rehab work day at the commUnity center. However accurate, that simple sentence understates the work performed by volunteers who came… Read More »Volunteers Make Significant Progress During January Rehab Work Days
The Spencer Pride Board of Directors unanimously approved a proposal last evening that establishes the plan for the 2021 Spencer Pride Festival. Due to the current situation brought on by… Read More »Autumn Pride Festival Planned for Spencer Pride in 2021