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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

The mere mention of the word is enough to cause even the staunchest individual to look at what they accomplished in their lives and how much longer they have to do something with what’s left that could make a difference to others that find themselves with the same challenge. The word is cancer, and it’s

Celebrating Veterans – Veterans Day 2013

Every November 11th, we pause. Why? We pause to take a moment to remember those who have given their all for our country — both past, present, and future. Veterans Day 2013 is more than a series of parades across the country. It is more than just a regular day off of work or one

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and dementia are a disease that impacts over 15 million individuals all over the United States. Each November, we gather together as a community to provide support and raise awareness for this disease. This November, we would like to help raise awareness for not just those that are impacted by this disease, but their

National Marrow Awareness Month

People who contract diseases such as lymphoma, leukemia and other life threatening conditions including different forms of anemia often find themselves in need of it. What we’re talking about is Bone Marrow, and on the next edition of The Maria Sanchez Show the topic of discussion is going to be about the need to raise

Election Day: Go Vote!

As a public personality, I would like to remind everyone that their vote counts on Election Day! Voting is a privilege and something we all should be very proud to have in this country. It is estimated that approximately 68 percent of Americans are registered to vote, but only 58 percent actually go to the

Did Ben Franklin Get It Right? Time To Change The Clocks Again

In 1794, while in Paris, Benjamin Franklin initially introduced the concept of “daylight savings time” in an essay with the title “An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light.”  While there are debates as to who came up with the useful modern interpretation, the current version we use with the “Spring Forward / Fall Back”