Well, the worst kept secret in Philadelphia is out: the Philadelphia Eagles have dealt the assumed franchise quarterback, Carson Wentz, to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2021 third-round draft pick and a conditional 2022 second rounder that can potentially become a first. Not quite the dazzling haul that general manager Howie Roseman gave up to get the touted quarterback prospect back in 2016. In an offseason where the coach that brought the team’s first Super Bowl, Doug Pederson, was shown the door, and the quarterback you were supposed to build around, Carson Wentz, was dealt for pennies on the dollar, questions remain. Where do the Eagles go from here, and is there any hope that they won’t be in the NFC East’s cellar for the next few seasons?
Spike’s Trophies may have made our name making football trophies for our customers to commemorate athletic achievements. Still, since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have stretched our capabilities into new areas. To keep our customers appraised of what these new developments cover, our fearless leader Keith Baldwin has taken to YouTube with our series, “I Didn’t Know You Did That,” to tell our customers about these new products that they may not have known we make!
The COVID-19 pandemic has put everyone through the wringer in one form or another. One aspect of this pandemic that has hit particularly hard is the loss of jobs and the struggles of unemployment centers to fulfill everyone’s needs. In these challenging times, knowing that you have somewhere to go in your current situation and make an effort to claim your benefits can make all the difference. It’s why members of the Spike’s Trophies team, known as one of Philadelphia’s best engraving services, have begun partnering with AnswerNet to assist California and New York — two of the states hit hardest by COVID-19 — with unemployment calls. Continue reading
Going into 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic remains a significant part of everyday life. Calls for social distancing, use of PPE, and people to stay vigilant still rule the day. Getting PPE into the hands of the people who desperately need it remains a challenge for local governments and policymakers while the COVID-19 vaccine begins its initial rollout. However, finding enough PPE for their essential hospital workers has become a tricky proposition, whether it be for doctors, nurses or other staff members. However, since we have pivoted in response to the ongoing crisis to develop PPE in the form of masks, gloves, sneeze guards, face shields, and more, we are now able to get them the PPE supplies necessary to stay safe while caring for others and administering these vaccines. Continue reading