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Monthly Archives: March 2019

This Day in (Recent) History: The First Ever Tweet Was Sent

This Day in (Recent) History: The First Ever Tweet Was Sent

Here’s some facts about the social media giant, Twitter, on the anniversary of the first ever tweet. Did you know that on March 21, 2006, the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, sent the world’s first tweet?  While the actual tweet was quite simple, reading “just setting up my twttr.”, this message would spark the beginning

Let’s Eat Healthier During National Nutritional Month

Let’s Eat Healthier This National Nutritional Month

Let’s improve our daily diets this National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month.  As the name suggests, this month asks us to take better care of ourselves by perhaps tweaking what food choices we make.  For those of us who want to eat better daily, here are some of the foods that we ought

Honoring Great Female Heroes This National Women’s History Month

Honoring Great Female Heroes This National Women’s History Month

Let’s honor National Women’s History Month. March is National Women’s History Month, a month that commemorates and encourages the study, observance, and celebration of the important role that women have played in American History. Established in 1987 by Congressional resolution, National Women’s History Month is currently recognized by major U.S. institutions including The Library of Congress,

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

Let’s learn more about this iconic genius in honor of his birthday. Today marks the anniversary of Albert Einstein’s (1879-1955) birthday.  Einstein was born on this day in 1879 to parents Hermann Einstein (salesman) and Pauline Koch (engineer) in the German Empire.  From an early age, Einstein demonstrated a gift for mathematics and physics, often

More Than Just Cookies: Observing Girl Scouts Day

More Than Just Cookies: Observing Girl Scouts Day

Let’s learn more about this wonderful organization on Girl Scouts Day. Today is Girl Scouts Day which marks the anniversary of when Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout meeting in 1912.  The Girl Scouts was born out of Low’s desire to encourage young women to spend more time outdoors and become more independent,

Spring Forward! It’s Daylight Savings Time

Spring Forward! It’s Daylight Savings Time

It’s time to adjust our clocks for daylight savings. Today, it’s time to “spring forward” by setting our clocks an hour ahead for daylight savings.  The main reason for daylight savings time is to adjust our standard wake-up times so we get up earlier.  This time change allows us to maximize daylight, and many of

Join Us as We Get Involved This Red Cross Month

Join Us as We Get Involved This Red Cross Month

Let’s support the American Red Cross as they continue to make a difference for those in need. March is Red Cross Month, a month where the American Red Cross asks us to help them fulfill their mission to “prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and