It’s a time to give thanks. We may give thanks for an abundant harvest, thanks for our health, thanks for strong, vibrant relationships that give our lives meaning.
We pause at Thanksgiving to reflect on these things. Then many of us reach in our wallets and spend like crazy from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
SPiN Board spokesman Tom Saunders gives his perspective on what’s new at SPiN and where we’re headed.
How has SPiN changed, from your perspective, since the coffee shop reopened last month?
TS: The mission of SPiN Café has not changed but we have changed its structure. Clarification of written policies has provided the staff and the Board of Directors better definition of how we conduct business. We have honed our focus on our core competencies with clear boundaries. We want to be the best at providing food to those in need and a safe place for our guests to get out of the weather in a cost effective manner.
“Hi, can I help you?”
Tangiler London smiles at a guest, answers a question, and refocuses on her work.
As a former SPIN guest who now manages SPIN’s coffee shop, Tangiler has seen a lot of changes, and she’s happy to know she’s been a part of making it a better place.
While the urgency builds to find a new location as of January 1st, Tangiler knows SPIN’s guests are being served well in the meantime.
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