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Monthly Archives: January 2017

It’s International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Remember those lost on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Holocaust marks one of the darkest periods in modern history. More than six million Jews and other minorities including Gypsies, homosexuals, disabled persons, and political prisoners, perished during the Holocaust. To prevent such atrocities from happening again and to combat the denial of such an event,

Get Your Digital Devices Ready for Data Privacy Day!

Get Your Digital Devices Ready for Data Privacy Day

Here are some suggestions how we can learn how to keep our data safe. Technology is everywhere. While it’s helped to make our lives easier, it also leaves us vulnerable to various cyber threats. January 28th is Data Privacy Day. Here are a few tips to better increase our cyber security and to help improve our

Learn About Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster!

Learn About Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster

Celebrate Chinese New Year with these tips! It’s time to celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Chinese New Year is here. Traditionally celebrated between January 21 and February 20 as it’s based on a lunar calendar, this year’s Chinese New Year falls on January 28. Celebrate the coming year with us at The Maria Sanchez

Pay Someone a Compliment on National Compliment Day!

Pay Someone a Compliment on National Compliment Day

Celebrate National Compliment Day with these tips! We all love to receive compliments! It’s a way of acknowledging that we did something well. However, often we don’t give enough compliments. Brighten someone’s day and celebrate National Compliment Day on January 24. Here’s how we participate. Be Sincere. Compliments are best given and received when they’re

Find Out All About the California Gold Rush

All About the California Gold Rush

Learn about the California Gold Rush.   As Californians, we have the Gold Rush to thank for shaping our state’s history. The California Gold Rush, which began in early 1848, brought thousands of hopeful settlers to the region. As a result, the population boomed, and California was on the map. By the end of the

It’s Inauguration Day. Here are some facts about the history of Inauguration Day.

Learn About Inauguration Day History

Learn about these facts of Inauguration Day! As a democracy, we reserve the right to elect our leaders. Once every four years, we cast our votes for the highest office in the nation, President of the United States of America. Once the president has been elected, he or she must take office after a formal

It’s National Blood Donor Month. Here’s How to Participate

Learn How to Participate in National Blood Donor Month

Participate in National Blood Donor Month. January is National Blood Donor Month! Join us in giving back to the community by visiting our local blood banks and donating blood. It’s a precious resource that can only be acquired by selfless donors. In fact, each generous donation can help save up to three lives. However, far