BLACK FRIDAY – Day After Thanksgiving

In the United States, the day after Thanksgiving November 25, 2022, became known as Black Friday and is considered the official kick-off for holiday shopping. Retailers across the country slash prices, offer doorbuster deals on popular big-ticket items and often open in the wee hours of the morning to extend early bird specials.  Dedicated and …
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CYBER MONDAY – Monday After Thanksgiving

Cyber Monday is the Internet’s answer to Black Friday deals. The official observance takes place the Monday after Thanksgiving. While Internet-based companies traditionally offered their best holiday shopping on Cyber Monday to compete with Black Friday deals in brick and mortar stores, things have been changing. However, in more recent years, Black Friday and Cyber …
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SKYWARN RECOGNITION DAY – First Saturday in December

SKYWARN® Recognition Day acknowledges the contributions of public service volunteers who provide essential weather information as it’s happening. Each year on the first Saturday in December, the day honors those volunteers who pay attention when the wind picks up, or the sky turns dark. Their efforts keep their communities safer by communication warnings to the …
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COMPUTER SECURITY DAY

Computer Security Day on November 30th reminds us to protect our computers. Every day, computers become faster and more advanced. Protecting the resources, tools, and information on them protects the people who use them, too.  Since the first home computer, how we use them has changed. Today, we use computers to stay connected. We bank …
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ELECTRONIC GREETINGS DAY

Observed annually on November 29th, Electronic Greetings Day encourages us to send an electronic greeting. At the same time, the day reminds us of how much things have changed.   The convenience and speed of sending an electronic greeting allows more people than ever to participate in this thoughtful process. We all enjoy it when …
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WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN MONTH

National Write a Business Plan Month in December encourages anyone thinking about starting a business to start with a plan. Have you ever thought about starting your own business, but aren’t sure about what steps to take? Well, my friend, consider this a sign… We’re here to help! Every business needs a business plan, and …
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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – Saturday after Thanksgiving

Small Business Saturday reminds us of the prime shopping opportunities right in our own communities. Not only do the small businesses where we work, live, and play offer numerous gift-giving possibilities, they are hands-on and ready to complete your shopping list with quality, thoughtful gifts.  Every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the Shop Small …
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World DIABETES DAY

Around the globe on November 14th, World Diabetes Day raises awareness and provides education concerning a disease that affects over 400 million adults internationally. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar levels. It is also a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, and kidney disease. Besides causing severe medical issues, the …
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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS – First Sunday in November

Daylight Saving Time ends on the first Sunday in November at 2:00 AM. The practice of Daylight saving time (DST) (also known as summer time) advances clocks during the summer months. It causes us to lose an hour for one day. However, the practice allows people to get up earlier in the morning and experience …
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