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Will You Be Participating in Black Friday 2014?

Each year, we top off Thanksgiving with Black Friday. Black Friday gives us the opportunity to jump on bargain deals so that we can get the best bang for our buck when it comes to holiday shopping. Retailers are no strangers to the holiday, as they typically get the most crowds. In order to maximize profits on

American Thanksgiving Traditions

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many are thinking about American Thanksgiving traditions that their family can incorporate into their holiday. We all have our own family traditions, but these ones tend to replicate themselves across all fronts: The feast of course! Turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, apple pie, and cranberry

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

November calls for a national recognition by honoring National Epilepsy Awareness Month. With over 2 million individuals in the United States affected by epilepsy, it is imperative that we are informed on ways to increase quality of life for these individuals. Epilepsy causes individuals to experience recurrent and sporadic seizures. Without the proper treatment, these

Take the Pledge to Participate in the Great American Smokeout

While October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, November calls for the Great American Smokeout. The American Cancer Society has promoted this movement on the third Thursday of November each year. The day is set aside to encourage smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and

November is Native American Heritage Month!

On August 3, 1990 President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, thereafter commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month. Native American Heritage Month calls to honor the first Americans who have contributed to the growth of the United States and its

Celebrate National Philanthropy Day on November 15th!

Tomorrow, November 15th is National Philanthropy Day.  Philanthropy is “the love of humankind,” which means there is no better day than National Philanthropy Day to recognize all the achievements of those who volunteer, donate and share to make our world a better place.  One of my favorite personal adages is, “to whom much is given, much

Celebrating World Kindness Day on November 13th!

On this unique day, it is important that we do our part to spread world kindness. Unfortunately, far too many nations are currently experiencing turmoil, emphasizing the importance of spreading positivity amongst nations during this time. A collection of humanitarian groups came together on November 13, 1997 and made a “Declaration of Kindness”. Likewise, on