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POSTMay 18, 2018
On the 3rd Saturday in May, we celebrate Armed Forces Day. President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank all our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Armed Forces Day was created to replace separate . . .
POSTMay 04, 2018
Cinco de Mayo, which means, “May 5” in Spanish, is a commonly misunderstood Mexican holiday. Cinco de Mayo is not Mexicos’ independence day. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, in a battle that lasted from daybreak to early evening. The French . . .
POSTMay 03, 2018
When you think of Cinco de Mayo, what comes to mind? Most likely some of the images that you might conjure up include food and drink, and for good reason! Nothing brings out the feel of Cinco de Mayo like some delicious festive fare. Mighty Max is here to share with you some of his . . .
POSTFeb 19, 2018
On the 3rd Monday of February, we celebrate Presidents’ Day in the U.S. to honor George Washington, our first president born on February 22, 1732, and Abraham Lincoln, our 16th president born on February 12, 1809. It is also commonly recognized as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents. For many years, it was celebrated on February . . .
POSTFeb 02, 2018
Groundhog Day is observed on February 2nd, each year in the United States and Canada. For a nice welcomed break during the winter, the groundhog awakens from his nap and goes outside to see if he can see his shadow. It is believed by many that if the groundhog sees his shadow that there will . . .
POSTFeb 01, 2018
Black History Month is a time to reflect and celebrate African-American leaders and events today and throughout history.
POSTJan 15, 2018
Today is also known as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. A day to share in the inspirational words of Dr. MLK, Jr. and elevate the spirit of service through volunteerism.
POSTDec 25, 2017
On this very special day, may the peace and joy that Christmas brings, be with you and your family, friends and loved ones. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!
POSTDec 24, 2017
May this Christmas Eve fill your heart with joy and great anticipation of the festive day ahead. May your home be filled with peace and joy and your heart with love. Wishing this Christmas Eve brings you the gift of happiness!
POSTDec 11, 2017
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes. A donation comes in many forms. It can be as simple as lending a hand to someone in need or giving of your time to help a community cause. During the holiday season donating a gift can improve a . . .