15 01, 2024

MLK Day

2024-01-15T16:43:10+00:00

Five Facts about MLK you may not know.

MLK Day2024-01-15T16:43:10+00:00
31 12, 2023

New Year’s Eve

2023-12-31T15:57:14+00:00

Happy New Year's Eve May your New Year be filled with blessings.  From our family to yours, Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve2023-12-31T15:57:14+00:00
31 10, 2023

Happy Halloween

2023-10-30T21:14:00+00:00

Happy Halloween! We love Halloween. Here are some fun facts we thought you would enjoy. 1. Because the movie Halloween (1978) was on such a tight budget, they had to use the cheapest mask they could find for the character Michael Meyers, which turned out to be a William Shatner Star Trek mask. Shatner initially didn’t know the mask was in his likeness, but when he found out years later, he said he was honored. 2. The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips] 3. Halloween is the second highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas. 4. The word “witch” comes [...]

Happy Halloween2023-10-30T21:14:00+00:00
4 09, 2023

Happy Labor Day

2023-09-04T14:41:00+00:00

Happy Labor Day! Observed the first Monday in September, Labor Day is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. The holiday is rooted in the late nineteenth century when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being. Before it was a federal holiday, Labor Day was recognized by labor activists and individual states. After municipal ordinances were passed in 1885 and 1886, a movement developed to secure state legislation. New York was the first state to introduce a bill, but Oregon was the [...]

Happy Labor Day2023-09-04T14:41:00+00:00
18 08, 2023

Never Give Up Day

2023-08-18T14:30:32+00:00

"Survival can be summed up in three words—never give up. That’s the heart of it, really. Just keep trying." —Bear Grylls

Never Give Up Day2023-08-18T14:30:32+00:00
31 07, 2023

Monday Mantra

2023-07-30T16:03:47+00:00

#mondaymantra When thinking of mantras, you might picture a group of people with their eyes closed repeating sounds like “om”. While “om” is, in fact, a mantra, it’s not the only one. Mantras can be any words or phrases used to promote positive feelings or general well-being. Many people believe that mantras can be good for your mental health. What are Mantras? Mantras are a sound, words, or phrases typically used in mindfulness meditation, a practice for intentionally developing awareness of the mind and body. They help drive out distractions, quiet intrusive thoughts and ground you in the present moment. Although [...]

Monday Mantra2023-07-30T16:03:47+00:00
19 06, 2023

Happy Juneteenth

2023-06-19T15:41:24+00:00

WHAT IS JUNETEENTH? Juneteenth, a combination of the words June and 19th, is also known as Emancipation Day. It commemorates the day in 1865, after the Confederate states surrendered to end the Civil War when a Union general arrived in Texas to inform a group of enslaved African Americans of their freedom under President Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. In 1980, Texas officially declared it a holiday. This year, at least 28 states and the District of Columbia will legally recognize Juneteenth and give state workers a paid day off, according to the Pew Research Center. Although in part a [...]

Happy Juneteenth2023-06-19T15:41:24+00:00
9 06, 2023

Pride Month

2023-06-08T20:37:31+00:00

Pride Month Over the years, gay pride events have spread from large cities to smaller towns and villages worldwide—even in places where repression and violence against gays and lesbians are commonplace. The atmosphere at these events can range from raucous, carnivalesque celebrations to strident political protest to solemn memorials for those lost to AIDS or homophobic violence. In June 2000, President Bill Clinton officially designated June as Gay and Lesbian Pride Month, in recognition of the Stonewall Riots and gay activism throughout the years. A more-inclusive name was chosen in 2009 by President Barack Obama: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender [...]

Pride Month2023-06-08T20:37:31+00:00
26 05, 2023

Happy Memorial Day Weekend

2023-05-26T16:45:01+00:00

Happy Memorial Day! As this weekend approaches, may we reflect on those that served and continue to serve our country for our freedom. Thank you to all our heroes, the brave, that make the USA the land we all love!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend2023-05-26T16:45:01+00:00
Go to Top