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Will You Please Join Us as We Observe World No Tobacco Day

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We are inviting you to join us to end the use of tobacco. Every May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its global partners recognize World No Tobacco Day.  This international campaign is meant to raise awareness of the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco and second-hand smoke.  The larger goal of this month is discouraging

Let’s Get Riding; It’s National Bike Month

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Let’s go for a ride this National Bike Month! Every May, the League of American Bicyclists sponsors National Bike Month as a way to highlight the benefits of bicycling and encourage us to give cycling a try. With increasing awareness of health, wellness, sustainability, and monetary savings, more and more of us are starting to see

Let’s Make a Difference This Earth Day!

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Let’s all find ways to be a little more eco-friendly in honor of Earth Day. Today is Earth Day, an occasion that encourages us to take better care of our planet.  While saving the environment sounds like a huge undertaking, it doesn’t have to be.  Even by making small, everyday changes we may create major

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,

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

Remembering Malcolm X on the Anniversary of His Assassination

Remembering Malcolm X on the Anniversary of His Assassination

Honoring the life and legacy of civil rights activist Malcolm X. Malcolm X (1925-1965) was an American Muslim minister and a major figure in the civil rights movement.  While at times controversial in his ideology, Malcolm X is honored as a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks and many consider him one of the

How We Can Observe Responsible Pet Owners Month

How We Can Observe Responsible Pet Owners Month

Let’s take better care of our furry-friends this Responsible Pet Owners Month. February is Responsible Pet Owners Month and, as the name indicates, this month is dedicated to helping pet owners take better care of their family companions.  Ready to be better pet owners?  Here are some of the things that we may consider to