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Let’s Honor & Protect Our National Symbol on National American Eagle Day

Let’s Remember Our History: The Gettysburg Address

During National American Eagle Day, it’s time to think about protecting the bald eagle. The majestic eagle is as synonymous with America as the colors red, white, and blue or apple pie. However, one of our most celebrated national symbols is also in danger. That’s why it’s so important to observe National American Eagle Day today. We’ve

National Hispanic Heritage Month Begins Today

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The next 30 days are a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month! Interestingly enough, nearly one in five people in America is of Hispanic heritage. This is an opportunity to celebrate this major part of our population – literally! Today marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15th to October 15th.

Happy Birthday Uncle Sam!

Happy Birthday Uncle Sam!

Today, we remember the first use of a beloved American icon: Uncle Sam. Uncle Sam has long been a symbol of American life. What some of us may not know, he was an actual person who had an actual birthday. Sam Wilson was an American businessman who worked through the War of 1812. His image

Increase Awareness About Juvenile Arthritis This Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July Is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month When we think of arthritis, we tend to think of people in their golden years of life. While arthritis is more common among older people, it does not discriminate based on age. In fact, there are nearly 300,000 children in America living with juvenile arthritis. Juvenile arthritis is not

Australia Day on January 26

Celebrating Australia Day!  This year, Australia Day falls on the 26th of January. This day is intended to support and spread the values of Australians as a whole. Whether you are Australian or not, there are a variety of ways in which you can recognize the holiday, including but not limited to: If you are interested

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Canada celebrates Thanksgiving on an entirely different day and month than we do here in the United States.  Thanksgiving in Canada is actually celebrated each year on the second Monday of October. This was not always the case. Due to the harsh weather conditions in Canada, many nationals joined forces in 1898 to contest the