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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Celebrate Good Neighbor Day!

Good Neighbor Day

Show your thanks to your neighbors on September 28th! Anyone who has had a bad neighbor in their life will understand the blessing it is to be next to a good neighbor. What is more important is to BE a good neighbor! Those who live by you can become friendly, watch out for each other, lend a

Today is California Native American Day!

California Native American Day

Native American Day is celebrated on the fourth Friday of every September! This year, this holiday will be on September 25th. It was established in 1998 as an official holiday to teach people of all ages about the tribal cultures, histories and heritage of California’s Native American Tribes. The first Europeans to arrive in California encountered hundreds

Elephant Appreciation Day September 22nd

Elephant Appreciation Day September 22nd

National Elephant Appreciation Day is celebrated every year on September 22nd! Instantly recognized around the world for their trunks, tusks, and large ears, elephants are the world’s largest land animal. The average African elephant male weighs in at about 15,000 pounds! Not only are they large in size, but all elephants need a lot of

Stepfamily Day Is September 16th!

Celebrate your stepfamily today! The modern family looks pretty different than it did even a few decades ago. Gone are the days when the “traditional” family was structured according to a certain model. Today, families are as diverse and unique as the people that make them up! Which is why if you have a stepfamily it’s

National Hispanic Heritage Month Begins Today

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The next 30 days are a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month! Interestingly enough, nearly one in five people in America is of Hispanic heritage. This is an opportunity to celebrate this major part of our population – literally! Today marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15th to October 15th.

Today: Rosh Hashannah Begins

Rosh Hashannah Begins

Rosh Hashanah Begins Today Though we may be far from the start of the year on the Gregorian calendar, the Jewish community is celebrating fresh beginnings today! This year, September 13th marks the beginning of the festival of Rosh Hashanah—or the Head of the Year—which is celebrated on 1 Tishrei. This date is the first day

9/11: Never Forget!

9/11 Never Forget!

America remembers a dark day in its history and the heroes that brought us through it.  Ask anyone where they were the morning of September 11th, 2001, and they’ll be able to tell you. Our world stood still as we watched the major national tragedy unfold that day, and America entered a war and tightened