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Thank You To Everyone In the Universe

Good morning people of Middle Earth!  We've made it through the Desolation of Smaug intact, ready to take the journey home to await our next adventure!  Seriously yo, I don't know if it shows, but I can't wait for The Hobbit to come out. 

So yes, we've made it through another year of Spanspek!  And a great time was had by all!  Everything went off without a hitch.  Sure, there was a giant golden "50" hanging from the ceiling, but that just added to the atmosphere.  It was one of the most positive events I'd ever been too, and I hope all of you in attendance felt the same way. 

Ofcourse, we couldn't have done any of this without the help of many people.  The bands and robots provided great music for all the audiophiles in attendance.  The artists wowed with their artwork.  And all the volunteers ensured that everything went smoothly.  You dedicated group of folks gave your time and energy to this festival and we are forever greatful.  Spanspek wouldn't happen every year if it weren't for your support!.  To each of you we extend a heartfelt thanks!

A thank you as well to the businesses and people who donated to Spanspek.  Ralph Alvarez (owner of the Pizza Planet franchise), Yvonne Shipley (of Sloppy Stitches by Tron), and Ryan Adams each donated to the festival.  Thank you so much for your help!  You all are awesome!

And lastly thank you to everyone that came out to the event.  It seems like a cliche, and I guess it is, but we do this for you.  There's no better site than seeing a group of children happily drawing with their parents by their side.  Or watching an audience go nuts when a robot DJ starts playing some beats.  Its a rewarding experience and one that keeps us striving to create a bigger and better festival each year.  Many thanks to you!

And that's it.  In the days to come we'll try to compile photos and videos of Spanspek for all to see.  If you've got anything to share, please let us know via our Facebook, Twitter, or website.  Thank you again for everything and we'll see you again next year!


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