PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE – September 11

PATRIOT DAY Patriot Day on September 11th honors the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent victims who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Each year Americans dedicate this day to remembering those who died and to the first responders who risked their own lives to save others.  We Remember For many, September 11, …
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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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NATIONAL GET OVER IT DAY – March 9

Each year on the 9th of March, people across the country observe National Get Over It Day.  Just as it implies, the day is to do exactly that, GET OVER IT. “It” may be a variety of things. Sometimes we need to get over the small things like spilled milk or traffic. Even news such as …
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NATIONAL CUDDLE UP  DAY Jan 6

Each year on January 6th, National Cuddle Up Day encourages us to snuggle up with someone for the health benefits and more! January is typically some of the coldest days of the year, so what better way to stay warm and reap the health benefits of cuddling on National Cuddle Up Day? Whether it’s a three …
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Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day, December 8

Outlander fans here is one more way to incorporate our obsession into our everyday lives. Channel your inner Claire and pretend you are a time traveler. Whether a trip through a stone circle, or a lightning storm and a Delorian, you can be from the past to this time or in Trekkie style imagine the …
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INTERGENERATION MONTH – September

Intergeneration Month is an annual designation observed in September. Setting aside time for family in today’s world is challenging,  but spending time with family both young and old sets a positive message as children, grandchildren and so on see the examples of family.  As they age into adulthood they will use that foundation.  They will …
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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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NATIONAL TIME REFUND DAY Feb 29

National Time Refund Day celebrates that one day every four years, February 29th, when we get back something notoriously hard to reclaim: time. While the observance may have come to be as a way of correcting the cosmos for our calendars, since we get the time back, we may as well make meaningful use of …
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International Book Giving Day, February 14, 2020

Devoted to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children and providing access to books for children in need, Book Giving Day calls on volunteers to share their favourite book with a young reader. Although the holiday originated in the UK, book lovers around the world now join in the celebrations every year. Book Giving Day has …
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