Category Archives: National Awareness

Day of the Dead—In Celebration of the Ones We Have Loved

The Day of the Dead is a celebration of life. It’s a day for families and friends to gather together and honor those who have shared the path of life and who have gone on before them. For some, it’s … Continue reading

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October–Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As most everyone knows, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A large number of organizations and medical establishments have joined forces and are working together to promote awareness of this disease, share important information, educate, and help provide greater access to … Continue reading

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September 21, 2012: International Day of Peace and Gratitude

September 21, 2012 is notable because two organizations have ordained it as a date to celebrate the things that give rise to the best in humanity—our mission for world peace, and our sense of gratitude for all we have. The … Continue reading

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This September 11: Honor, Remember, Reunite

 “May the lives remembered, the deeds recognized, and the spirit reawakened be eternal beacons, which reaffirm respect for life, strengthen our resolve to preserve freedom, and inspire an end to hatred, ignorance and intolerance.” These words are part of the … Continue reading

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Endangered Species Day

        If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a wild animal in its natural habitat, you know it’s a beautiful sight. From Cougars, Bighorn Sheep, and Jaguars, to Green Sea Turtles, Gray Wolves and Steller Sea … Continue reading

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Welcome, First Day of Fall!

Welcome to the first day of Fall! Twice a year, during the earth’s orbit around the sun, we experience equal amounts of daylight and nighttime as the sun crosses over the equator.  In the Spring, we call it Vernal Equinox, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Comes In a Million Ways!

It’s been said that if we truly counted our blessings, we may never again have to think about our sorrows.  Counting blessings is like stacking up reasons to be grateful.  If we planted a flower, for instance, for every time … Continue reading

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It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month

Over eighty United States congressmen and women; Nobel Prize winners; Pulitzer Prize winners; Oscar winners; Tony award winners; not to mention countless key military figures and frontiersmen.  These are just a handful of the achievements made by a multitude of … Continue reading

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Back to School — Another Fresh Start!

Even before the leaves have dressed up in their sparkling fall colors, the preparation begins.  Stores offer their best selections of colorful notebooks, glittery pencils, and backpacks with favorite cartoon characters or sports logos.  Everything is fresh and new again, … Continue reading

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Hurricaine Katrina Remembrance Day (8/29)

“Hurricane Katrina brought many days of struggle and sorrow; yet, we also witnessed extraordinary acts of courage and kindness.” – President George W. Bush (Office of the Press Secretary – August 25, 2006). In 2005, Hurricane Katrina blew onto U.S. soil … Continue reading

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