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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Honoring the Fallen; It’s Patriot Day and the National Day of Service and Remembrance

Honoring the Fallen; It’s Patriot Day and the National Day of Service and Remembrance

On this day in 2001, America experienced the most devastating tragedy in its history. On September 11th, 2001 America was the victim of a terrorist attack that resulted in the death of nearly 3,000 innocent civilians, first responders, and military personnel. Every year, communities around the country observe the anniversary of 9/11 and remember all

On This Day in History: California Became the 31st State

On This Day in History: California Became the 31st State

On this day in 1850, California officially became part of the United States. Today marks the day when California joined the United States as the 31st state. Aided by the discovery of gold within California’s borders, California became a state within two years of its acquisition from Mexico with the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

Let’s Share Our Bounties; It’s National Food Bank Day

Let’s Share Our Bounties; It’s National Food Bank Day

The first Friday in September is National Food Bank Day; join us as we learn more about this important event in our country. Today is National Food Bank Day, a day dedicated to making sure that no one in America goes hungry. Every year, food banks across the country assist 42 million men, women, and

Book Lovers Unite! It’s National Read a Book Day!

Book Lovers Unite! It’s National Read a Book Day!

September 6th marks a day completely dedicated to celebrating our love of books and reading. Today is National Read a Book Day and, as the name suggests, this day is all about breaking out our favorite books and settling down for a good read. Too often we neglect reading in favor of taking care of

Putting Ourselves First this National Self-Care Awareness Month

Putting Ourselves First this National Self-Care Awareness Month

September is National Self-Care Awareness Month! September is National Self-Care Awareness Month, a month that reminds us that we may want to strongly consider taking time and focus on our health and wellbeing. Often, with all the stress of everyday life, it’s easy to neglect ourselves. This is why today we can kick-start our self-care