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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Are You Aware? It Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Celebrate Sobriety And Moderation In April April is Alcohol Awareness Month. No, that does not mean it is time to become aware of all of the great options at our liquor stores. Instead, it is an important time to bring awareness to the issues plaguing alcoholics—from increased likelihood of disease and cancer to decreased quality

Today In History: The First Social Security Checks

This History Of Social Security Checks April 27 may seem like just another day on the calendar, but its historical importance has been affecting Americans for nearly a century. How is today in history significant? On April 27, 1937 the very first Social Security checks were distributed. This was a significant step, as employers had

Stop Stressing This April

Find Ways To Decompress During Stress Awareness Month We live in a fast-paced, go-go world. We run out of the house in the morning, jet from meeting to meeting, run home, get dinner on the table, catch just a few minutes of relaxation and then flop into bed, only do to it all over again

Preparing Today’s Girls To Be Tomorrow’s Leaders

Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day & Take Your Daughter To Work Day I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast, so I am very excited that today is Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day. The Girl Scout leaders are integral in helping our young girls and

Make A Difference For Those Who Make A Difference Today

Honor A Volunteer Today Do you have a person or people in your life who you admire for their philanthropy? If you know people who volunteer their time, talent, or treasure to make a difference in our world, today is a great opportunity to recognize them because it is National Volunteer Recognition Day. If you

Take A Day Off, Pet Owners!

Tomorrow Is Pet Owners Independence Day Just a month ago, I welcomed a sweet new member into my family. I adopted a rescue dog from Forgotten Paws, and we have been loving each other’s company! Her name is Millie. Millie was found on the streets in Los Angeles in January 2015.  Subsequently she was rescued

Put A Stop To Sexual Assault This Month

Increase Awareness,  During Sexual Assault & Prevention Month It is terrible but true. Every two minutes, someone in the United States in sexually assaulted. How do we raise awareness about this awful reality and equip people to prevent it? April is Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month, so here are a few suggestions that we