Monthly Archives: November 2015

3 Reasons To Bear The Crowds For Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday Shopping

Debating whether the hassle of Black Friday shopping is worth our while? This guide might be of assistance. Thanksgiving is a day steeped in tradition. For many families, the day after it is, too. That’s thanks to the growing tradition of heading out to our local retailers to take advantage of Black Friday deals! Black

(Thanks)Giving Back to your Community

Giving Back to your Community

During this season of giving thanks, may we please remind you to think about what you can give your community. We’re now in a beautiful season of Thanksgiving.   Thanks shouldn’t be the only thing we give at this time of year, though. We want to encourage everyone to actually act upon our gratitude, expressing it

John F. Kennedy: Assassinated Today In 1963

John F. Kennedy Assassinated in 1963

November 22nd is the day America lost JFK to his assassination.  Although we’re just beginning the holiday week, may we suggest that we might take a moment to pause and reflect on a dark day in our nation’s history? On this date, John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. The 35th President of the United States was

It’s Native American Heritage Month!

painting of native american and wolf

How will you celebrate Native American Heritage Month? With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, plenty of school-aged kids are making pilgrim and Native American costumes out of construction paper and their own creativity. Let’s take a note from them.  November is Native American Heritage Month, making it the perfect time to reflect on how the contributions

Antarctica Was Discovered Today in 1820!

Antarctica Discovered in 1820

Thanks to American Nathaniel Palmer, we discovered Antarctica today in 1820. While the North Pole gets plenty of attention (thanks, Santa), the South Pole isn’t quite as popular. That might not just be thanks to its frigid location, though. The southernmost part of our globe is a relatively new discovery to us! Antarctica wasn’t discovered

Remembering National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Don’t forget to remember those who might be forgetting during National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In 1983, just under 2 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease. President Ronald Reagan saw the disease as a pressing issue for the American population, and declared November National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. Today, just over two

Today in History: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on this day in 1982. With Veterans Day just a couple of days behind us, we hopefully still have the brave men and women who’ve served our nation on our minds. 23 years ago, so did our entire country.  Thanks to the creation, erection, and dedication of the Vietnam