The SPCA Albrecht Center’s Marr Training and Education Center is available to the public for meetings, parties and events. This room doubles as a training center for our shelter dogs, but receives a deep clean for renters who wish to host their event or meeting at our facility. This Education Center boasts a seating capacity of 70, tons of natural light, a kitchen for storage and food preparation, wifi, sound system, projector system and much more! Even better, the fees you pay during booking go directly to saving the lives of our shelter pets.


  • Indoor seating capacity of 70 with additional patio space

  • Twelve 5-foot round & Twelve 6-foot rectangular tables
  • 70 chairs

  • Large, floor-to-ceiling doors open onto patio areas and covered front entrance

  • Beautiful natural light during the day through wall-to-wall windows/doors and filtered skylight. 

  • Dimmable wall sconces

  • Projector and large drop-down screen with linked TV and WiFi

  • Podium and wireless microphone

  • Access to men’s and women’s restrooms

  • Plenty of paved parking


Daily Rental Fee: $200

Refundable Deposit: $100
$300 TOTAL

Includes table & chair setup and use of AV equipment

100% of the Rental Fee goes to the animals in our care for medical care and supplies


  • Call the Director of Special Events, Emilee Heise, at (803) 648-6863 or send email to [email protected] to discuss room availability for your desired date.

  • If the room is available, the Director of Special Events will schedule a time to meet with the renter to see the room and give them the Rental Information and Guidelines to book the room.

  • Read over all of the outlined guidelines and room information; sign to signify you have agreed to the terms.

  • Fill out the Rental Agreement and Paperwork on page 11-13 of the Rental Information and Guidelines document.

  • Bring/mail the signed Rental Information and Guidelines and filled out Rental Agreement and Paperwork to the SPCA Albrecht Center with $100 check for the refundable deposit to the SPCA Albrecht Center; 199 Willow Run Road.  

  • Show up the day of your rental and enjoy your event!

PLEASE NOTE:  You must check room availability before proceeding with the rental process.  The room will be held for ONE WEEK after expressing interest and will not be formally booked until the required documents have been signed/filled out and deposit have been paid.