NATIONAL PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE DAY – October 21

Each year on October 21st, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day ushers in the flavors of fall. Cheesecake is one of America’s favorite desserts and by adding pumpkin, we celebrate the essential flavoring of the season.  This sweet dessert mixes fresh soft cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs, and sugar to create a base. The crust …
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EMERGENCY NURSES WEEK – Week of Emergency Nurses Day in October

Emergency Nurses Week recognizes the unique value of emergency, ER, or trauma nurses. It always takes place the week surrounding Emergency Nurses Day, the second Wednesday in October each year. These professionals focus on the immediate care of patients who require medical attention to avoid long-term disability or death. It is a complex role, treating the …
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NATIONAL EMERGENCY NURSE’S DAY

National Emergency Nurse’s Day on the second Wednesday in October recognizes the dedication of ER nurses across the nation and it takes place during Emergency Nurses Week. We take this day to say “thank you” to the emergency room nurses for their hard work, dedication, service, and commitment. As they provide unwavering care to their patients …
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NATIONAL LOBSTER DAY – September 25

National Lobster Day on September 25th takes a taste of a seafood favorite.  The simplest way to enjoy Lobster is boiled then dipped in melted butter.  A couple of favorite lobster recipes include Lobster Newberg and Lobster Thermidor.  It is also the main ingredient in soup, bisque, lobster rolls and salads. Large lobsters are estimated to …
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NATIONAL TEAL TALK DAY – September 23

Let’s talk. September 23rd is Teal Talk Day and each year, over 249,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer worldwide. So, gather your friends, wear teal for a day out together and talk. Join a group of co-workers for lunch. Men are welcome, also. They have mothers, wives, daughters, and sisters at risk for ovarian cancer. They …
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NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY – September 15

On September 15th each year, National Neonatal Nurses Day recognizes those who care for the most fragile patients as they take their first breaths. The celebration takes place in the middle of National Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month.  Neonatal nurse specialists work with newborn infants who are delicate at birth due to a variety of …
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NATIONAL NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK

The second full week in September celebrates specialty nurses trained in the treatment of kidney diseases. Designated by the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), National Nephrology Nurses Week is a time to honor the dedicated nurses who care for patients with kidney disease. Nephrology nurses receive specialized training to provide care to their patients. While …
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NATIONAL PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY NURSES DAY – September 8

On September 8th, National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day recognizes the hardworking and dedicated professionals bringing care to patients every day.  Honoring nurses caring for pediatric hematology and oncology patients, the observance takes place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. These dedicated professionals provide quality nursing care for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood …
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NATIONAL GRATEFUL PATIENT DAY – September 7

National Grateful Patient Day on September 7th provides an opportunity to show appreciation for the hard-working professionals in the medical industry. The day also focuses gratitude toward the families and caregivers of anyone receiving life-giving medical care. Additionally, the day honors the indomitable spirit of these courageous patients who are grateful to be alive.   …
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National Dairy Month

National Dairy Month in June celebrates the many contributions of the dairy industry to our health and economy. Dairy products contribute to our health in numerous ways. An 8-ounce glass of milk has more nutrients than the same serving size of juice. It’s packed with protein, too. And cheese is udderly delicious! Beyond the benefits …
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