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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!

Benjamin Franklin Birthday and Fun Facts

Celebrate Ben Franklin’s birthday with these fun facts. As one of the Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin had an influential role in American history. We’d like to invite you to celebrate Ben Franklin on his birthday. January 17 is his 311th birthday. In honor of the occasion, we think you may enjoy these fun facts about Benjamin

Get Involved in Civil Rights Activism on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Get Involved in Civil Rights Activism on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Let’s learn how we can honor Martin Luther King Jr. Civil rights are an important freedom that exists within our country. However, these rights were not always in existence. After years of injustices, the civil rights movement gained steam in the 1950s and 60s. At the forefront of the campaign was Baptist minister and nonviolence activist, Martin

Stand Up Against Slavery on National Human Trafficking Day

Stand Up Against Slavery on National Human Trafficking Day

Participate in raising awareness on National Human Trafficking Day! Despite our ever-advancing technology, slavery still exists worldwide. Often, this slavery is expressed in human trafficking, where people are traded for business. From forced labor to prostitution, there are various forms of exploitation that occur in this world, including domestically. This day is dedicated to raising

Celebrate the Feast of Epiphany with These Tips from Around the World

Tips to Celebrate the Feast of Epiphany

Please join us to learn about the Feast of the Epiphany. Like the song, Christmas lasts a full 12 days. Beginning on December 24, the Christmas holiday spans twelve days, culminating on January 6, otherwise known as the Epiphany. This holiday marks a feast to celebrate the baptism of Jesus, by John the Baptist, as well

Learn About the History of Celebrating New Years

About the History of Celebrating New Years

Learn how the New Year is celebrated throughout history.  The New Year has arrived, and it’s time we look toward the year ahead. The New Year brings plenty of opportunities to celebrate all of life’s blessings. However, before we look too far ahead, let’s take a step back to reflect on the history of the New Year.