Category Archives: National Awareness

Celebrating National Garden Month!

“April showers bring May flowers…,” and oh, aren’t we all so glad that spring is finally here and the buds and blooms are finally waking up from their wintry naps!  So, how appropriate that April is also National Garden Month, … Continue reading

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Raise awareness for breast cancer with FREE postcards

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and BlueMountain.com currently has a partnership with six non-profit organizations to offer free digital postcards throughout the month. We hope that you will share the postcards, which were designed to raise awareness for organizations … Continue reading

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It’s National Dog Day!

This day is for the dogs! August 26th marks National Dog Day – a day to celebrate the furry, kind-hearted creatures we love and adore so much. We thought we would celebrate by featuring everything we love sharing, like quotes, … Continue reading

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Be an Angel Day

“Thank heaven for angels who help us fly when our wings are too tired.” Today marks “Be an Angel Day,” which celebrates making the world a better place through acts of kindness, care and support. It’s pretty fitting that this … Continue reading

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IT’S NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY! (7.23)

Whet Your Wienie Appetite and Celebrate Hot Dog Day! Now that you’ve gotten some nice naptime in from yesterday’s National Hammock Day, you’re probably famished. So, satisfy your appetite and start celebrating all over again, for July 23 is National … Continue reading

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IT’S NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH! (7.11)

                  In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month! He recognized ice cream as a fun and nutritious food and called for citizens to observe the day with “appropriate … Continue reading

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HAPPY CANADA DAY!

Canada Day, once called Dominion Day, is celebrated with the same intent and fervor as Independence Day in the USA.  Canada Day marks the event in 1867 when Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada began the process … Continue reading

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JUNE 21: THE SUMMER SOLSTICE

It’s The First Day of Summer! Longest Day of the Year Break out the lemonade because summer is here!  The summer solstice marks the moment when the sun is directly overhead at its most northern point. When it reaches “high-noon,” … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH

  A Little History… Although President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation freed many African Americans, slavery itself wasn’t abolished altogether. It wasn’t until June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger marched into Galveston, Texas, declared the end of the Civil War, … Continue reading

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It’s Flag Day!

To read about the creation and early history of the American Flag, please click on “New Eyes for Old Glory.”

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