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National Oreo Cookie Day – March 6th

Need a reason this month to have a cookie? The Oreo has been around since 1912 and was originally developed as a knock off for the Hydrox cookie that was manufactured by the Sunshine company starting in 1908. Oreos are now considered the best-selling cookies in the United States. The…
SuzanneG
February 22, 2021
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Medal of Honor Day – March 25

Over 150 years of recognizing our nation's finest Though there were several precursors to the MOH, including the George Washington's Badge of Military Merit and a Fidelity Medallion presented to three persons who helped capture a spy associated with Benedict Arnold in the 1700s, it was not until 1862 that…
SuzanneG
February 22, 2021
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NATIONAL ANTHEM DAY – March 3rd

National Anthem Day commemorates the day the United States adopted “The Star Spangled Banner” as its national anthem. Written by Francis Scott Key, “The Star Spangled Banner” became our national anthem in 1931. The story behind “The Star Spangled Banner” is as moving as the anthem itself. While an attorney,…
SuzanneG
February 21, 2021
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International Women’s Day, March 8 Washington’s Fab 5

#ChooseToChallenge  IWD 2021 campaign theme: #ChooseToChallenge (internationalwomensday.com) A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and…
SuzanneG
February 21, 2021
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Groundhog Day & Trivia | 1 Feb

In the Middle Ages on the European continent, villagers marked Candlemas Day, which is half-way between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. The weather conditions on that day were believed to be a predictor of how much longer winter would last. The observance came to North America with German…
SuzanneG
January 27, 2021
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National Freedom Day, February 1

National Freedom Day, February 1, celebrates the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a joint House and Senate resolution that later became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The 13th Amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. President Lincoln signed the Amendment on February 1,…
SuzanneG
January 27, 2021
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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Day is observed on the third Monday of January, which is close to King's actual birthday on January 15. The day is a federal United States holiday with all government and most business offices closed. "I Have a Dream" Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.;…
scottb
January 18, 2021
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PRESERVATION Vision of the Lodge at St. Edward

Kevin Daniels, March 22, 2018 First, we want you to know that Daniels Real Estate will host a design meeting in the spring at the Saint Edward Seminary building. Community members will be introduced to the project team working on the historic redevelopment of the seminary as the Lodge at…
SuzanneG
March 22, 2018