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Please Join Us in Recognizing National Women’s Equality Day

Please Join Us in Recognizing National Women’s Equality Day

We’d like to invite you to learn more about gender parity on National Women’s Equality Day. In 1971, August 23rd was declared Women’s Equality Day by U.S. Congress.  This day was selected to commemorate the passing of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote.  The observance of Women’s Equality Day not only

Listen Up! It’s National Radio Day

Listen Up! It’s National Radio Day

We’d like to invite you to join us and to tune in this National Radio Day. Today is National Radio Day, a day that asks communities across the country to celebrate everything the radio has done for us throughout history.  Additionally, a major goal of National Radio Day is to strengthen the radio ecosystem and

Bon Appetit! It’s Julia Child’s Birthday

Bon Appetit! It’s Julia Child’s Birthday

Celebrate this influential chef’s creativity, innovation, beautiful humor, passion, and, of course, her delicious recipes to commemorate her birthday. Julia Carolyn Child (August 15, 1912 – August 12, 2004) was an American chef, author, and television personality.  She is credited with introducing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of

Honor Our Heroes on Purple Heart Day

Honor Our Heroes on Purple Heart Day

Today, let’s pause and remember the brave men and women who were injured or killed on the battlefield. Purple Heart Day is observed every August 7th, and this day invites us to remember and honor those who were wounded and those who gave their lives in defense of our country.  To commemorate this day, here’s

Celebrating NASA’s 60th Anniversary!

Celebrating NASA’s 60th Anniversary!

On this day in 1958, Congress founded NASA. Today marks the 60th anniversary of NASA.  In 1958, Congress established NASA as a means of keeping up with the technological advances of other countries and to focus on our own  research.  For six decades, NASA has been at the forefront of peaceful space exploration, making countless

Join Us as We Celebrate Jan Berenstain’s Birthday

Join Us as We Celebrate Jan Berenstain’s Birthday

A lovely time to recall this famed children’s author on her birthday. Jan Berenstain (1923-2012) was a famous children’s book author and illustrator best known for her work on the series The Berenstain Bears.  Along with her husband Stan, Jan infused humor and real-life situations into her books, making them instantly relatable to children and

Learn More on National American Eagle Day

Learn More on National American Eagle Day

Today is National American Eagle Day!  Let’s learn more about this interesting holiday. Every June 20th, American Eagle Day is celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of selecting the bald eagle as our national symbol.  Additionally, this holiday also celebrates the bald eagle’s physical recovery to the American skies and observes the American values, ideals, and