May 15, 2021 ARMED FORCES DAY

Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces.  The day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May and is part of Armed Forces Week. HOW TO OBSERVE Use #ArmedForcesDay to post on social media. HISTORY It was with the idea for …
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CINCO DE MAYO

Cinco De May’s deeply rooted history in the Franco-Mexican War influenced Mexican-Mexican American communities in the early years of the American Civil War. In the early 1860s, as the Civil War erupted, these communities took up the banner of the Cinco De Mayo celebration as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy. …
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Hello May!

In Northwest Florida the beaches have reopened! We are starting phase 1 of 3 phases to reopen our state and put people back to work. Only time and maybe our sunshine (which kills Coronavirus) will tell about this decision. While we must continue to observe social distancing it feels good to get outdoors more. NATIONAL …
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NATIONAL WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO WORK DAY

Each year on April 16th, National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day allows us a reprieve after meeting a late-night deadline shuffling receipts and adding columns to file our taxes.  While some people call this day “the best holiday of the year,” it was created for fun. Wearing pajamas to work creates a laid back …
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NATIONAL VITAMIN C DAY

National Vitamin C Day on April 4th each year shares all the ways vitamin C nurtures and benefits our health, inside and out! While Vitamin C is widely recognized for warding off colds, the vitamin is also clinically proven to be a powerhouse in other areas of health, too. For example, Vitamin C may reduce …
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CDC Coronavirus Recommendations

For more information please visit https://www.cdc.gov/ As of today Friday, April 3, 2020 the guideline to wear a mask in public has been announced. This does not replace social distancing and other measures. The masks will help those who do not have symptoms from spreading it. In so many cases those who later test positive …
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Coronavirus

Quarantines, job cuts, empty store shelves, no school for kids, it’s really unsettling to turn on the news. While this outlook is bleak there are ways to minimize the risks to you and your loved ones. There are lots of resources available for everything from government guidelines, economic and political matters, health precautions, and how …
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NATIONAL COMMON COURTESY DAY

National Common Courtesy Day on March 21st serves a reminder of the behavior that keeps society from melting into a sea of madness. The day brings awareness to how important common courtesy is in our lives. In the Merriam-Webster dictionary, courtesy is described as a: behavior marked by polished manners or respect for others: courteous behavior b: a courteous and respectful act or expression. Common courtesy …
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY

What do the color green, parades and March 17th have in common?  Of course, it is St.Patrick’s Day (also known as the Feast of St Patrick). As most of the United States is aware by now the Coronavirus is here. Due to that unfortunate circumstance most all events, parades, parties, etc have been canceled for …
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