National Day of Encouragement

September 12th recognizes the National Day of Encouragement each year. This day is dedicated to uplifting people around us and making a positive impact. Offering encouragement to someone is free. It never costs us anything to say a few words to inspire a student, coworker, or friend. Even a reassuring word to a stranger may …
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FATHER’S DAY – Third Sunday in June

On the third Sunday in June, Father’s Day honors the role fathers play in the family structure and society. The day recognizes not just fathers, but the father figures in our lives. These are the men we look up to who set solid examples for us and guide us throughout our lives. June 21, 2021 …
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Gifts for Fathers Day

Fathers hold a special place in our hearts. I’m pleased to say that while mine is no longer with me in body he still speaks in my head. We’ve all had that person in our lives. Even now I’m surprised when I open my mouth and someone else’s words pop out. My dad was a …
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Hello July

The month of July holds many celebrations. From Canada Day and Parent Day to Chocolate Day and Moon Day, there are many ways to participate. In the United States, it is considered the month of one of its biggest celebrations, Independence Day. The fine weather makes for an excellent time for vacations, travel and going …
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

International Women’s Day on March 8th each year celebrates the social, economic, and political achievements of women around the world. The day also brings international awareness to gender parity.  According to the World Economic Forum, global gender equality is estimated to be achieved by 2133. See also #National Oregon Day, today. Gender equality is the …
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