Uptown Partnership Appoints Spencer Koger as New Executive Director

Spencer Koger

Martinsville, VA (Friday, April 7, 2023) – Uptown Partnership announced today that Spencer Koger has been named its new executive director. Koger succeeds Tim Hall, who recently served as interim director and vacated the post earlier this year. Koger’s first day on the job was Monday, April 3. “We could not be more thrilled to […]

January: A new year brings new possibilities

Uptown Martinsville Elephants on Parade Mural

From the desk of Harvest Foundation President Kate Keller A new year always brings with it optimism for possibilities. I believe it’s on all of us to harness these opportunities to continue making progress and making MHC a place for everyone. The running theme of the Level Up MHC Community Summit was to create a […]

Uptown Partnership Appoints Tim Hall as Interim Executive Director

Uptown Partnership Interim Executive Director Tim Hall

Martinsville, VA (Tuesday, August 30, 2022) – Uptown Partnership announced today that Tim Hall has been named interim executive director and will succeed Kathy Deacon, who recently announced plans to step down from the role in September. Hall will lead the organization as the board conducts a search for a permanent director. “We could not […]

UP Executive Director Steps Down After Successful First Year, Search for New Leader Underway

Former Uptown Partnership Executive Director Kathy Deacon

Martinsville, VA (August 26, 2022) – Uptown Partnership announced today that Kathy Deacon, executive director has announced plans to depart the organization in September and a search for Deacon’s replacement is underway. “We cannot thank Kathy enough for her leadership and dedication to Uptown Partnership and the City of Martinsville,” said Liz Harris, board president of Uptown […]