Sam's Fans Music and Art Therapy Blog

Delivery Day!

By Nikki McCarthy | April 7, 2017

I woke up this morning with a spring in my step … tempered just a touch by the Blue Jackets home loss last night but oh well, playoffs nonetheless!  I digress

Today was delivery day to Cincinnati with a side of Dayton!  I got my people off to school and came home to quickly pack the car!…

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North of Lane

By Nikki McCarthy | January 25, 2017

What’s up Sam’s Fans??!!
That is the stage at King Avenue 5!   You probably have heard of this spot because last year they hosted our music fest and this past Sunday they once again hosted a concert that benefitted Sam’s Fans.  So basically, we love King Avenue 5!
Have you heard of North of Lane?  If you haven’t you probably should check them out here!  …

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Just some random thoughts to share

By Nikki McCarthy | January 9, 2017

So I struggle with where the appropriate place is for times like today but after giving it some thought I will share.
Today I went to the cemetery… finally, I am embarrassed but the truth is sometimes life gets in the way.  Does that mean I did not celebrate the holidays with Sam?   No, in fact she is with mel every minute of every day.  …

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Comedy Improv Night for Sam’s Fans

By Nikki McCarthy | January 4, 2017

No, I was not doing the comedy (don’t worry)  but I was humbled by the generosity of perfect strangers.  A friend who does improv shared our mission with some of his friends.
They meet monthly to do their shows and pick a charity to donate the proceeds.  A week or so ago they called and asked us if we would like to benefit from their show.  …

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TrueJoy for Sam’s Fans

By Nikki McCarthy | October 7, 2016

Hey there Sam’s Fans!
How is everyone on this Friday?  So have you guys heard how awesome ukuleles are?  Well, they are! Easy to play, easy to learn, easy to hold and sounds sooo cool!
Well… through our work at Sam’s Fans and our friends at CCHMC (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center) we met Greg Huntington.  …

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Big Night for Sam’s Fans

By Nikki McCarthy | August 26, 2016
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hi Sam’s Fans!  Last night was a huge night for me!  I mean HUGE!
I think lots of you are aware that I am a big fan of Mat Kearney (pronounced car-knee)  Last night I attended a Mat Kearney concert right here in my home town of Columbus!  He is traveling on the Tour De Compadres with NeedToBreathe and Welshley Arms and John Mark McMillan.  …

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Sam’s Fans Music Fest Thank You!

By jake Hammond | April 27, 2016

Thanks to everyone that came out today for #SFMF! It was a huge success! All performers were amazing! Sam was definitely singing along!…

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