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International Volunteer Day

By: Syd Schertzer December is considered the month of giving. Mostly, because it’s the beginning of the holiday season, but sometimes giving does not always include money. In fact, to some, it means volunteering at a food pantry, a shelter, or taking part in...

National AIDS Day

National AIDS Day by: Syd Schertzer Currently, there are about 36.7 million people globally suffering from the AIDS/HIV virus. More than 35 million people have died due to the virus since its initial discovery in 1984. The AIDS virus was first discovered in homosexual...

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOS) Day

SOS Day By: Rachel DeGrane Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (SOS Day) is a day where friends and families who have lost someone to suicide can come together to remind each other that they are not alone and share ways to cope with the loss. In 1999 Senator Harry Reid...

Family Health History

Family Health History By: Rachel DeGrane Anytime you go to a doctor’s appointment they hand you this large packet to fill out asking about your health history and your family’s health history. I know for me, I always ask myself, “Why is this even important?” or “How...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day By: Rachel DeGrane Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11th. This is a day is reserved to honor those who have served our country in the military. This holiday is celebrated across the United States in many different ways. Some schools come...

National Stress Awareness Day

By: Rachel DeGrane The first Wednesday in November is Stress Awareness Day. Stress is a natural part of life in fact, sometimes it’s even healthy to be stressed! Most of the time when people are referring to stress they are talking about bad stress. National Stress...