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Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980
4 days ago

Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980

Rembering John_Lennon today 1940 - 1980. Thirty seven years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost music legend John Lennon to gun violence, when he was brutally shot and killed in front of his residence at The Dakota in New York City. John Lennon, 1940 - 1980. Photo taken off of the [...]
Spotlight Artists Reveal Socially Sparked® 2017 Moments
5 days ago

Spotlight Artists Reveal Socially Sparked® 2017 Moments

Socially Sparked News will revisit our 2017 Spotlight Artists for their top three moments that Socially Sparked® their lives in 2017. Throughout the month of December, we will share our Spotlight Artists' big reveal on their personal top three Socially Sparked® moments. First up is Socially Sparked News top three as revealed by its founder. [...]
December Sparks Shine Light on Aids & Human Rights
2 weeks ago

December Sparks Shine Light on Aids & Human Rights

December sparks shine light on World Aids, Human Rights and Hope. It’s a magical month of the Festival of Lights -- filled with joy, hope, renewal and holiday cheer. The month of December brings us: WORLD AIDS DAY 2017 – Every December 1st, the world bands together to unite in the fight against HIV. It’s [...]
Rockefeller Tree Lighting Sparks Holiday Season
2 weeks ago

Rockefeller Tree Lighting Sparks Holiday Season

The iconic Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony sparks the Holiday Season for the 85th year. This year’s tree stems from Pennsylvania -- a Norway spruce -- 75 feet tall, weighing 22,000 pounds. Nearly 50,000 multi-colored LED lights adorn the giant spruce. As in years past, the nationally televised musical extravaganza begins at 6:30PM ET with the [...]
Celebratory Festivities Roll Out for Grammys® 60th
2 weeks ago

Celebratory Festivities Roll Out for Grammys® 60th

Celebratory festivities roll out in droves now for Grammys® 60th Anniversary. Fans and music lovers can expect the flurry of activity to ramp up loudly leading up to music's momentous and historic night on January 28th, 2018. SETTING THE STAGE Between now and January 28th, 2018, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of [...]
Grammys® 60th Celebrations in Full Swing
2 weeks ago

Grammys® 60th Celebrations in Full Swing

The Grammys® 60th Anniversary celebrations are in full swing. Between now and January 29th when the 60th Annual Grammy Awards presentation and live telecast will be held at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of salutes, parties, retrospectives, news stories and activities leading up to the [...]
‘Tis the Season to Get Shopping
3 weeks ago

‘Tis the Season to Get Shopping

'Tis the season to get shopping. Thanksgiving marks the start of the shopping and giving season, with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. SOCIALLY SPARKED™ SHOPPING DAYS BLACK FRIDAY kicks it all off with deals at every retail store large and small and online retailers getting into the act, too. The [...]
Have a Socially Sparked Thanksgiving Holiday
3 weeks ago

Have a Socially Sparked Thanksgiving Holiday

Have a Socially Sparked™ Thanksgiving Holiday! We at Socially Sparked News are thankful to our readers who have Socially Sparked our world this year!

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In Memoriam: David Cassidy Dead at 67
3 weeks ago

In Memoriam: David Cassidy Dead at 67

In Memoriam: David Cassidy dead at 67 (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017). The teenage heartthrob, singer/songwriter and actor Socially Sparked our lives in so many ways. He was best known for his role as Keith Partridge in iconic 1970's Television series "The Partridge Family." According to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen, Cassidy was in [...]
Nothing But Net Neutrality Part 2
3 weeks ago

Nothing But Net Neutrality Part 2

Nothing but Net Neutrality! Part 2. Net Neutrality – a/k/a Open Internet – has Socially Sparked™ our lives. Currently, American consumers have equal and unrestricted access to the Internet and its services. The idea that our short-lived free Internet access could quickly be taken away is now much closer to reality. "We are in midst [...]
Kids Take Over for World Children’s Day
3 weeks ago

Kids Take Over for World Children’s Day

Kids take over the world today celebrating World Children's Day. That's the theme of this year's global event on November 20th. Children around the world will take over key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted. November Sparks many [...]
Holiday Season Brings Return of the Clowns
3 weeks ago

Holiday Season Brings Return of the Clowns

This holiday season the return of the clowns in the Big Apple are front and center. There are a few key signs that the Holiday season has officially begun – The Macy’s Day Parade, The Ringling Brothers and Big Apple Circuses, the Rockefeller Tree Lighting and the Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday window. Earlier this year, [...]
Socially Sparked News Anniversary Promotion
4 weeks ago

Socially Sparked News Anniversary Promotion

As Socially Sparked News celebrates its anniversary, we invite our readers to celebrate our promotion with us. All year, we've Sparked your life with our passionate features on pop culture, entertainment, technology and advocacy. For 2018, we want your input. WHO SOCIALLY SPARKED™ YOUR LIFE in 2017? We want to know WHO or WHAT SPARKED [...]
Spark Someone’s Life with Kindness Today
4 weeks ago

Spark Someone’s Life with Kindness Today

Spark someone's life with kindness today for World Kindness Day. While kindness to others should be an everyday gesture, one November day is designated around the globe to perform an act of kindness annually. WORLD KINDNESS DAY is November 13th World Kindness Day is observed annually; this year on November 13th. The World Kindness Movement [...]
Celebrate! Socially Sparked News Turns 1
1 month ago

Celebrate! Socially Sparked News Turns 1

Celebrate! Socially Sparked News turns 1 and we want to celebrate with you! Help us celebrate our 1 Year Anniversary by entering our Birthday Promotion 'Who or What SOCIALLY SPARKED Your Life?' Each month in 2018, Socially Sparked News will feature one of the top 12 winning entries from our Birthday Promotion 'Who or What [...]
November Sparks Shine on Giving, Health, Writing +
1 month ago

November Sparks Shine on Giving, Health, Writing +

November Sparks shine on Giving, Health, Writing and more. We give thanks this month on Thanksgiving Day and Giving Tuesday, but November is also host to many more wonderful awareness observances in the health, arts and social arenas. Health observances include National Diabetes Awareness Month and No-Shave November. Social issue initiatives include Adaption Awareness Month [...]
Let’s Dance: NYC 91 Year-Old Cabaret Law Repealed
1 month ago

Let’s Dance: NYC 91 Year-Old Cabaret Law Repealed

Let’s Dance to the news; NYC’s 91 year-old Cabaret Law expected to be repealed today by The City Council. What does this mean? Congratulations are in order for New York City proprietors, patrons and tourists alike, who soon can be dancing in many more of the 26,000 NYC venues and restaurants. Only 100 currently are [...]
Bravo Publicists Everywhere: National Publicists Day
1 month ago

Bravo Publicists Everywhere: National Publicists Day

Bravo to Publicists everywhere for its National Publicist Day. A rare occasion that honors the usually behind-the-scenes celebrity-makers, brand-makers, influencers and the like. Let’s hear it for Publicists everywhere. What is a publicist, you say? Publicist (def): A publicist is a person whose job it is to generate and manage publicity for a company, brand, [...]
Why Women Roar for Equality
1 month ago

Why Women Roar for Equality

Why do women roar for equality? It is incredulous that in 2017, this question still needs to be answered. But, after a recent personal encounter with a millennial young woman, I realized the importance of reiterating to the masses of men and women why women roar for equality. Our next generations of women fully need [...]
One Nation of Drug-Free Youth: Red Ribbon Week Begins
2 months ago

One Nation of Drug-Free Youth: Red Ribbon Week Begins

National Red Ribbon Week, the National Red Ribbon Campaign advocating for a nation of drug-free youth begins today, October 23rd and lasts through October 31st. Each year, parents, educators, families, local coalitions, PTO groups, and community organizations across America provide drug prevention activities in their communities to raise awareness and educate our nation’s youth on [...]
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