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One Spark: The light our city needs

So those that follow my facebook page and/or read my last blog already know how excited I am about One Spark! This is going to be an amazing festival and I am proud to have been apart of it in so many aspects already and looking forward to everything thats to come. I worked as Customer Service today helping check in creators and passing out information about the festival. I originally signed up for a 4.5hr shift but enjoyed the people I was meeting and helping so much that I stayed an extra 3 hours. That is how pumped I am. I think we all have to take time and CONTRIBUTE to our city. So many want to complain about what we don't have that they don't appreciate what we do have and what we COULD have if we all just tried a little harder. This is a huge spread out city and we all know people here like to stick to their "side of town" but if we all helped build downtown we have that central location to claim as THE spot to go! So instead of sitting there on the computer complaining get out there and change it! Much love to all those who helped this year and I encourage all of you to consider volunteering next year!
This festival has the ability to really shine a spotlight on our beautiful city and we have the next 5 days to come together downtown, to support these creators with their ideas, innovation and more. We can immerse ourselves in the arts, science, technology and music while learning, supporting and bonding. You can chat with an artist, sample food from another, learn how a gadget works or meet new friends. Use this event as a way to tap into your own ideas and start plans so that YOU can be a creator next year!
This event is the 1st meaning it will be here each and every year right in our downtown. This means new people hitting our city as well as all of us having one spot to mingle for 5 days where it doesn't matter what side of town you live on we are all there to support one place- Jacksonville, FL.. AKA Duval!

SN: Because I will be covering the rest of the event as Media check into my blog each day and stay up to date on my instagram, fb and twitter which is linked on the side!

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