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Thank You Teachers Virtually: Teachers Day
2 years ago

Thank You Teachers Virtually: Teachers Day

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Today we say Thank You virtually with a triple exclamation mark to the outstanding teachers we know that have Socially Sparked® our lives. May 5th is National Teachers Day. Our teachers have risen to the challenge of creating a virtual education for their students during 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic. TEACHER TRIVIA Political and educational [...]
May Blooms Bright for Moms, Arthritis, Mental Health and More
2 years ago

May Blooms Bright for Moms, Arthritis, Mental Health and More

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May blooms bright for moms, arthritis, mental health and a host of other worthy health, education and social causes. For the first time in history, we must celebrate many of these holidays and campaigns at a social distance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The world has gone exclusively digital and so will festivities for Mother's [...]
Jazz Day Sparks at a Social Distance: Goes Virtual
2 years ago

Jazz Day Sparks at a Social Distance: Goes Virtual

International Jazz Day sparks will be at a social distance this year -- virtually. Jazz celebrations normally abound worldwide to close out the month of April. Physical events are cancelled due to COVID-19, but Jazz Day festivities are going on with Jazz Day at Home virtual events from artists around the world! TECHNOLOGY AMPLIFIES JAZZ [...]
Patriotism’s Finest 4 Covid Heroes Finest
2 years ago

Patriotism’s Finest 4 Covid Heroes Finest

Patriotism's finest for Covid-19's finest frontline heroes soared above the skies of New York City, Trenton, NJ and Philadelphia on Tuesday as part of Operation America Strong Salute. The U.S. Navy's Blue Angeles and the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds elite collaborated in a fly over saluting the healthcare workers, first responders and essential employee workers [...]
World IP Day Sparks Innovation from a Social Distance
2 years ago

World IP Day Sparks Innovation from a Social Distance

World IP Day sparks innovation from a social distance in 2020. Every year on April 26th since 2000, the World celebrates the role that intellectual property plays on encouraging innovation and creativity across the globe. Initially created to increase the understanding of intellectual property, the commemorative day now shows how IP contributes to the flourishing [...]
Livestream Benefit Concerts Soar in Pandemic Era
2 years ago

Livestream Benefit Concerts Soar in Pandemic Era

Livestream benefit concerts are soaring in the pandemic era. Saturday brings two benefits to the limelight. All Together Now LA starts at 2PM PT/5PM ET and the Band Together Benefit online Festival for NOLA musicians at 3PM CT/4PM ET. A positive trend is brewing in the virtual benefit music event arena and it's via livestream [...]
Join Digital Events for Earth Week
2 years ago

Join Digital Events for Earth Week

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Join digital events for Earth Week starting April 20th. The annual week's activities and the celebration of Earth Day are now virtual to adjust to the stay home mandates around the world. This year's theme is climate action and will be celebrated all year. This Wednesday April 22nd marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The [...]
Thank You Nurse & Midwife Heroes
2 years ago

Thank You Nurse & Midwife Heroes

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Thank you to the nurse and midwife heroes who play a critical role in keeping the world healthy. We celebrate them today for World Health Day on April 7th. This is the International year of the nurse and the midwife We commend all the nurses and other health workers are at the forefront of COVID-19 [...]
Shelter in Place & Poetry for NYC
2 years ago

Shelter in Place & Poetry for NYC

A poem for NYC during lockdown by our Founder, Abbe Sparks & to celebrate Poetry Month with #ShelterinPoetry
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No Place Like Home Quote of Week
2 years ago

No Place Like Home Quote of Week

"There's no place like home" is our quote of the week from the words recited by the character Dorothy in the 1939 classic movie "The Wizard of Oz." "There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home." -- the character of Dorothy (Judy Garland) from the motion picture 'The [...]
Be Smart Earlier Than Later During COVID-19
2 years ago

Be Smart Earlier Than Later During COVID-19

Wise advice on how to best combat the corona virus pandemic from Governor Andrew Cuomo. Be smart earlier than later is the interpreted Socially Sparked quote of the week.
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In Memoriam: Legendary Singer Kenny Rogers Dead at 81
2 years ago

In Memoriam: Legendary Singer Kenny Rogers Dead at 81

Legendary singer Kenny Rogers is dead at 81 of natural causes. RIP.
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Spring Blooms at a Social Distance
2 years ago

Spring Blooms at a Social Distance

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Spring blooms may be admired at a social distance today but they are signs of hope. Flowers are popping up all over as we enter the first official day of the season. Outdoor walks are essential during this time of social distancing, stay-at-home and self-quarantine mandates due to the corona virus pandemic. Signs of Spring [...]
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY
2 years ago

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Happy St. Patrick's Day. Celebrating at a social distance is the order of the day this year due to the global pandemic that is disrupting our lives. Parades around the world may be cancelled and bars and restaurants are closing by the day. So how do we celebrate the March holiday in 2020 and remain [...]
Lead by Your Dreams: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
2 years ago

Lead by Your Dreams: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Lead by your dreams is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. While the world faces a global pandemic of the corona virus and more countries lock down, we take pause to  remind everyone of one thing this global apocalypse can not disrupt -- Our Dreams and Hopes. Cancel everything is one approach that the [...]
Cheese Doodles Socially Sparked Our Lives
2 years ago

Cheese Doodles Socially Sparked Our Lives

Cheese Doodles Socially Sparked® our lives in so many ways and continue to do so. An iconic snack food of pop culture deserves the spotlight, so on behalf of National Cheese Doodle Day, we've tweaked our past feature. Here's a little background on the history of the curly cheese snack. Invented in the 1950s by [...]
Rocker Chants Billy Never Idles in NYC Environmental Campaign
2 years ago

Rocker Chants Billy Never Idles in NYC Environmental Campaign

“Billy never idles, Billy never idles” chants legendary Rocker Billy Idol, who lends his name to NYC in a new campaign to prevent air pollution. NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio and Idol announced the “The War on Idling” campaign at a rally in front of City Hall this week. The environmental initiative will run throughout the [...]
March Sparks Ignite 4 Women, Music Education, Brain Injury +
2 years ago

March Sparks Ignite 4 Women, Music Education, Brain Injury +

March sparks ignite for Women’s History, Music Education, Brain Injury, Nutrition and a host of other important health, education and social causes this month. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Women's History Month celebrates women and their accomplishments. Their tagline is “our history is our strength.” This year’s theme: “Valiant Women of the Vote.” The theme honors "the brave [...]
L’aissez Les Bons Temps Rouler: Quote of the Week
2 years ago

L’aissez Les Bons Temps Rouler: Quote of the Week

L'aissez les bon temps roulez is the Socially Sparked® quote of the week. Mardi Gras 2020 is in high gear through this coming Tuesday, February 25th. Known as Fat Tuesday -- this fitting expression truly captures the essence of one that is Socially Sparked! Through my travels to New Orleans over the last few weeks, I [...]
This Land is Your Land at 80 Still Made for You and Me
2 years ago

This Land is Your Land at 80 Still Made for You and Me

Folk singer songwriter Woody Guthrie’s legendary song ‘This Land Is Your Land’ is still made for you and me as the anthem turns 80 on February 23rd. The folk hero and his timeless song have Socially Sparked® our lives since 1940. There have been many renditions over the decades of Woody’s unofficial classic anthem since [...]