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Old 11-29-2016, 04:46 PM
TheMightyPen TheMightyPen is offline
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Sad News About Arrowmont Crafts School

I remember hearing about Pi Beta Phi's national philanthropy supporting the Arrowmont School when I rushed over 20 years ago...

It looks like this historic school is burning as a result of the Gatlinburg fires.

So sad! Prayers out to the school community.
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Old 11-29-2016, 05:24 PM
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I'm told that only 2 buildings were totaled but still, it's a heartbreaker for us.
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Old 11-29-2016, 05:49 PM
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So sad!
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Old 11-29-2016, 06:05 PM
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I am so sorry.
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Old 11-29-2016, 10:53 PM
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Very sad! : (
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Old 11-29-2016, 11:36 PM
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As carnation mentioned, two buildings at Arrowmont burned, the rest is safe. Pi Beta Phi Elementary School only suffered minor damage.

This list from Knoxville's WBIR was updated minutes ago.
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Old 11-30-2016, 06:34 PM
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This tragedy just keeps getting more heartbreaking by the second.
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Old 12-01-2016, 01:31 PM
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I wrote a couple of posts about Arrowmont and the fire. Hughes Hall of which the Wild Wing and the Scott Wing were a part, burned. The Wild Wing was named for Marianne Reid Wild, a former Grand President. The Scott Wing was named for Jean Scott, a former Grand President and NPC Chairman.
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