Listening to Live Music Can Be Therapeutic

By L. Samuel Gracida | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

We all know how it feels to go to a concert of your favorite artist. The exhillarating sensation of not just hearing, but also seeing and feeling the music is like nothing else. This points to the fact that hearing live music can be in a sense therapeutic. By therapeutic I mean that it can provide healing and/or development of our character and wellbeing….

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What it’s all about

By L. Samuel Gracida | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hello everybody! This is Samuel Gracida writing about Sam’s Fans mission! (I am Sam’s Fans new Operating Director, I even got business cards now with my new title!) I will try to write a blog post every Tuesday. And I’ll try my best so be on the lookout for that!
Today I wanted to reflect on our mission and all that is happening at Sam’s Fans….

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What is Art Therapy?

By Nikki McCarthy | February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

In my first blog post I wrote about what music therapy is. Since I want to become a music therapist myself I was able to put that together quite easily. So now the next step is to write about art therapy. And even though I don’t know much about it I’ve done some research! And here is what I have found….

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What is Music Therapy?

By Nikki McCarthy | January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hello, this is Samuel, Sam’s Fans intern! This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be writing for this blog in the course of my internship here at Sam’s Fans. I’ll be talking about both music therapy and art therapy. Hopefully you can learn something about this two wonderful professions!
That music has power is something that few would argue….

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Guest blogger!

By Nikki McCarthy | January 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

Hi Sam’s Fans and Happy New Year!!
I want to introduce you to our new intern Samuel (pronounced Sam-well).  He is a student at Capital and will be sharing his experience and expertise through the blog for the next couple months while he works with us!  He will be helping with day to day Sam’s Fans stuff as well as getting to explore some actual music therapy sessions here and there.  …

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Charity Happy Hour with New Sam’s Fans!

By Nikki McCarthy | December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Happy Hannukah Sam’s Fans! The holidays are in full swing aren’t they?!
Hopefully you are following along with our 12 Days of Holiday Cheer.

It has been a lot of fun for us and I love all the fun graphics and ideas for ways to spread happiness.
Speaking of spreading happiness, Sam’s Fans was the benefactor of some serious holiday cheer the other night….

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By Nikki McCarthy | November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Team Sam’s Fans took a road trip last week!
On Thursday we spent the day in Dayton for a day full of activity.  We started with lunch at the Dayton Children’s Hospital administration offices.  We shared our story with them and got to hear about all the new tower project that is almost complete.  In fact,…

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By Nikki McCarthy | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

What’s up Sam’s Fans!
So much is going on over here at the SFHQ!  All kinds of important meetings happening, giving away ukuleles, planning events all that good stuff but there were a couple fun things that we got to do this past month that I thought we definitely worth a blog post.
First was the #AngelsRockOhio rock painting event.  …

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The Today Show Day!

By Nikki McCarthy | September 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

Welcome back!  The following is just after the Today Show was filmed back in June.  I made sure to write it all down so I wouldn’t forget.  It is interesting to read what I wrote that day and what I know now:) Enjoy!!
The last five days have been a complete whirl wind. 
Sunday’s race was awesome! …

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Flying Horse Farms Visit

By Nikki McCarthy | August 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

It has been an exciting few days here at Sam’s Fans, hasn’t it??!! That was a really hard secret to keep from you guys but it was worth it!  Can you imagine Mandy keeping that from me for months??  That is  for another day though. For now I want to introduce you to someone else
This is Grant.  

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