NATIONAL OKLAHOMA DAY

National Oklahoma Day on June 7 recognizes the 46th state to be granted statehood. The panhandled state of Oklahoma is a dotted series of granite mountain peaks, sloping sandstone ridges, rolling hills, and plains. In 1803, the land became part of the United States through the Louisiana Purchase. Across the state, significant sites record the …
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AFRICAN WORLD HERITAGE DAY – May 5th

Every year on May 5th, African World Heritage Day offers an opportunity for people around the world to celebrate Africa. Africa is the world’s second-largest continent. Some of the biggest threats facing Africa include climate change, uncontrolled development, disease, civil unrest, and poaching. Unfortunately, many of Africa’s cultural and natural wonders are at risk of …
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NATIONAL EARTH DAY

Each year on April 22nd, National Earth Day campaigns around the globe promote ways to save the Earth.  Since its inception, the organizers promote events educating the public about a variety of subjects including: climate change air pollution water pollution erosion recycling composting renewable fuels and power carbon footprints efficient cars rain forests ecosystems As …
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NATIONAL MINNESOTA DAY

On March 1st, the Land of 10,000 Lakes is recognized on National Minnesota Day.The 32nd state to join the union shares its northern border with Canada. Angle Township on the north edge of Lake of the Woods makes Minnesota the northernmost state of the continental forty-eight. Also known as the Gopher State, it extends along …
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NATIONAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH

National Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month, during February is a time for all Americans to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. In addition, the month recognizes the central role of Black Americans in history. Other countries, including Canada and Great Britain, have also set aside months to honor Black …
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NATIONAL WATER SAFETY  MONTH

National Water Safety Month in May prepares us for recreational activities.  Water is an attraction during the summer months. Whether we’re drawn to lakes and rivers or public pools and water slides, safety is a necessary concern. We use the water for leisure, sport, and general outdoor relaxation. Boating with or without motors, swimming, fishing …
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Summer Fun Playlist

Summer is here and for most of us it comes with a soundtrack that inspires fun in the sun, beaches and cool memories. So grab your sunscreen, flip-flops, and beach towels, as these songs give you the perfect vibes of Summer. Tell me yours in the comments. In the Summertime Surfing USA Strawberry Wine, Deana …
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