Joy Spark Stories

Tell Us Your Hurricane Recovery Story – Season 2018

We received heart-warming stories after the 2017 landfall hurricanes. Hurricanes Florence and Michael have recently challenged our neighbors to the north. We realize shared stories of surviving the wrath of Mother Nature while helping others can be uplifting for all of us. AquaNew has decided to renew its request for hurricane recovery stories of helping […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for May 2018: Raising a Inventified Child

My father-in-law, Robinson B. Gourley Sr., if he was still alive, would have laughed about what I considered one of his best lifetime accomplishments. He was a World War II veteran, an award-winning cellist, a career engineer for GE and a loving grandfather. In my opinion, his parenting skills, what he called “benign neglect”, actually […]

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Fawn Update

We talked with Devon of Wildlife, Inc. Education and Rehabilitation Center during the Flight to the North Pole Holiday Party held on December 7, 2017. He rescued the  abandoned fawn we found near the AquaNew office last Good Friday. Devon shared with us the good news that she survived, grew and was released back into the […]

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Florida Snow Angels

The weather forecast for the Flight-to-the-North-Pole Holiday Party is clear with a patch of snow. Over a hundred children and their families living in the Sarasota/Bradenton Area are invited to their own private holiday party with special celebrity guest, Santa Claus. He flies in on a Sheriff-escorted helicopter to enjoy lunch with the kids. Santa […]

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Another Joy Spark – Return of Gimmel’s Blessing

“Water arrived safely! Again, much thanks,” said Patty H., buyer for Basic Foods Market  in Beaumont, Texas. AquaNew recently donated over 1,400 Watt-Ahh® bottles for Patty to distribute to those impacted by flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Patty also told us that she studies the ancient Paleo Hebrew language. Patty wrote, “It is believed by many […]

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Joy Spark – Bubble Lady of South Orange Avenue

Suzanne B. of Sarasota, FL reminds us of the days when folks sat on their front porch and waved to their neighbors. She has her own unique way of greeting her neighbors. She does so by running a bubble machine at the end of her driveway along South Orange Avenue, located south of downtown Sarasota. […]

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