National Nonprofit Day!

Today is National Nonprofit Day! Sherita J. Herring, a renowned speaker, best-selling author and business woman​, founded National Nonprofit Day to educate, enlighten and empower others to make a difference, while acknowledging those that are in the trenches, impacting lives every day –often ​​referred to as ​the Change-Makers of the World!  Today is all about taking a…

National Relaxation Day!

Today is National Relaxation Day! Taking time to recuperate and rejuvenate our tired minds and bodies may help prevent many health risks. Numerous studies show that relaxing and reducing stress leads to a happy, healthier life!      Nine-year-old Sean Moeller declared August 15 as National Relaxation Day in the 1985 issue of the Des Moines Register. He stated that “people…

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Its International Day of the World’s Indigenous People! On September 13, 2007, the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. This declaration set the standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples throughout the world. The proclamation elaborates on the standard of existing human rights and fundamental…

Kiribati Youth Day

Today is Youth Day in Kiribati! It is believed that with every generation, comes change and social advancement. Specifically to Kiribati, Youth Day is used to promote a healthy lifestyle among youth and children throughout the island nation.      The Republic of Kiribati is a group of 33 coral islands in the central Pacific Ocean, about 2,500 miles southwest of Hawaii.     The motto in which the islands believe is “Te Mauri, Te Raoi ao Te…

U.S. Coast Guard Day

Today is U.S. Coast Guard Day! On this day, in 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard was enacted by Alexander Hamilton provided the nation with a single maritime service dedicated to saving life at sea and enforcing the nation’s maritime laws. In May of 1839, the U.S. Coast Guard Regime took over the responsibility of lighthouses when President Franklin Roosevelt announced…

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

ITS NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY!     It is said that a pushcart peddler, named Jeri Quinzio, “invented” the ice cream sandwich in 1899. The original sandwich was a layer of ice cream between two thin graham wafers. This was revolutionary because it allowed the ice cream to be consumed on-the-go!      The…

Country #9 in the Country Around the World Series – Argentina

Argentina is a federal republic in the southern portion of South America, with neighbor Chile to the west, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and south, the Drake Passage. It’s the eighth-largest country in the world and the second largest in Latin America….

One Voice Day

Its One Voice Day! Today we show our support to the Universal Peace Covenant and all that it stands for! The Universal Peace Covenant is a written pledge to bring families, countries and the world together in a peaceful co-existence despite the constantly changing world. The document serves as an instrument defining how to think and live…

Red Shoe Day!!!!

Red Shoe Day is to remember all those lost to invisible illnesses such as Lyme, ME/CFS,  Fibromyalgia and other illnesses that are invisible.      Red Shoe Day: A Day of Remembrance, was established after the passing of Australian Lyme patient Theda Myint on July 25, 2013. Theda and her mother raised awareness for Lyme, all throughout Australia, and…

Pioneer Day!

Happy Pioneer Day!!!! Today commemorates the entry the first group of Mormon pioneers into Utah’s Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Regardless of faith and nationality, Pioneer Day celebrates those who immigrated during the pioneer era, which is generally considered to have ended with the 1869 arrival of the transcontinental railroad.  Pioneer Day activities include fireworks,…

Central Africa Republic’s Arbor Day!!

Today, July 20th, is Central African Republic’s Arbor Day! Arbor Day is a holiday, celebrated all over the world, which encourages people and groups to plant trees. The date in which each country/region celebrates Arbor Day is dependent on climate change and suitable planting weather! The first official Arbor Plantation Festival (aka, Arbor Day) was…

Nelson Mandela International Day!!!!

HAPPY NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY! July 18th, the day he was born, was declared Nelson Mandela International Day in 2009! The UN marked today as a way to encourage society to get out and make a change. They believe we all have the ability to make a difference, and Mandela Day serves as an occasion…