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A monthly series about business and community leaders who are fueling change by giving back to the Mid-South. Each month on The Spark hometown heroes who are affecting change and leading by example are showcased.

This month on The SPARK the theme is
“Spreading Hope and Lighting a Path for Success”

The theme of The SPARK May 2021 is "Spreading Hope and Lighting a Path for Success." Jeremy C. Park interviews Vincent McCaskill, President & CEO of SchoolSeed Foundation, the independent fundraising arm of Shelby County Schools and education fund for greater Memphis classrooms; Diane Smith, Executive Director of Spreading Sunshine, a nonprofit serving families impacted by childhood illness; and and James Johnson, Principal of STAR Academy Charter School, a Kindergarten through 6th grade charter school personalizing the learning to enable students to reach their full potential. Plus, a profile of Nonprofit Award recipient Room in the Inn from the most recent SPARK Awards.



Fri, 06/25 at 7:30 PM

Sat, 06/26 at 12:30 AM

Sun, 06/27 at 12:00 PM


Sat, 06/26 at 3:30 PM

Wed, 06/30 at 11:00 AM

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