MLK Day

MLK Day is on the third Monday of January of every year.  MLK Day is a Federal holiday and celebrates the birthday, life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr.  Also, this day is a “Day of Service” with people volunteering to help those less fortunate than others.  A Baptist minister, an advocate of […]

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2019 Wild Card Playoffs

The 2018 – 2019 NFL Playoff Wild Card round is this weekend. The teams include the Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Chargers vs. Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears.  This year makes Chicago Bears’ first playoff appearance since 2010.  Philadelphia Eagles are the reigning champs […]

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New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is on a Monday this year.  For many of us this is a work day.  Therefore, planning a celebration for such a festive day/evening might not be feasible.  However, never fear.  There will be tons of venues that have festivities to join in. How about joining in a Murder Mystery Party(Chicago)? […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa, a seven day celebration, was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga. He was a professor from California State University.  As a result of the Watts riots, Dr. Karenga wanted to bring African-Americans together as a community. Through his research, he came up with a mixture of different harvest celebrations.  Therefore, by combining the harvest aspects […]

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Christmas

Happy Holidays!!!
Christmas is upon us.  It is a sacred religious holiday.  It’s that time of year to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.  It is a cultural and commercial entity.  Thus, it’s time for shopping, decorating, cooking and celebrating.  Many movie classics will be airing.  Such as, Miracle on 34th Street, It’s a Wonderful […]

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Wright Brothers Day

In the U.S., December 17th is Wright Brothers Day.  It honors the brothers’ first successful flight in 1903.  The brothers, Orville and Wilbur, are the first to receive credit for building an aircraft with steering controls.  Thus, the Wright Brothers Day is in observance nationally since 1963.  Also, the December 17th date is shared with the […]

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Pan American Aviation Day

December 17th is Pan American Aviation Day.  This day is in celebration of the contributions to the aviation industry.  Also, it stimulates interest in aviation in American countries. However, this day is not a public holiday in the U.S.  The sitting president of the U.S. may issue an annual proclamation to observe Pan American Aviation […]

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National Guard

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
The National Guard is turning 382 years old!!!  On December 13, 1636, all able-bodied men between 16 and 60 years formed the National Guard.  Initially, in 1636 the servicemen protected Massachusetts Bay only.  However, today the personnel (men and women) defends both state and nation.  Also, they deploy overseas to handle natural disasters in the assistance […]

By |December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chanuka – Last Day

Chanuka, also known as Hanukkah or Festival of Lights, is a Jewish observance. The Last Day of Chanuka is on December 10th this year.   This period of time is for remembrance of the Jewish people’s struggle for religious freedom. Generally, it last for eight days.  Menorahs are lit daily.  You will hear a special prayer while the candles are […]

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Blessed Virgin Mary

Feast of the Immaculate Conception
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic observance.  It is a celebration of the belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  As a result, December 8th is the date of universal honor.  It’s a legal holiday in Guam.  However, it is not a nationwide public holiday in […]

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