Happy Memorial Day 2017!!!

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Armed Forces Day!

Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces.

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Fun Facts

  • 1962 – President John F. Kennedy established Armed Forces Day as an official holiday.
  • The United States longest running city-sponsored Armed Forces Day Parade is held in Bremerton, Washington.
  • 2012 – Bremerton celebrated the 64th year of the Armed Forces Day Parade.

Use #ArmedForcesDay to post on social media.

It’s National Pizza Party Day!

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The history of pizza began long ago, when various ancient cultures produced flatbreads with toppings. The word pizza was first documented in AD 997 in Gaeta and in different parts of Central and Southern Italy. The precursor of pizza was probably the focaccia, a flatbread known to the Romans as panis focacius. Modern pizza developed in Naples, when tomato was added to the focaccia.

Since its Friday you have another reason not to cook, and go get a pizza! Celebrate Pizza Party Day by inviting friends and family to share a pizza pie tonight at your local pizzeria.   Other ways you can celebrate is by making homemade pizza with fresh toppings or by having one delivered to your home. You also share pictures of the fun online by using #PizzaPartyDay

 

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day began in the 1900s as a result of the efforts of Anna Jarvis, daughter of Ann Reeves Jarvis. After her mother’s death Anna imagined Mother’s Day as a way of honoring the sacrifices mothers made for their children.

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Ways to celebrate:

Take her to dinner- A wonderful way to spoil the mother in your life is by taking her to diner. She will enjoy a meal she doesn’t have to cook.

Take her to the movies- It’s always fun for mom to go see the movie of her choice.

Pamper her- Schedule mom for a relaxing day at the spa. Who doesn’t love getting pampered?

Give her presents- Everyone loves presents. Flowers and a card make the perfect go to gift. If you have little children, have them create something special for her. A treasured memento will touch her heart.

Give her the day off- Treat her like the queen she is. Let the family pitch in so mom can relax. It may just be the best gift of all.

Social Media- Tell the world how much she means to you, use the hash tags: #MothersDay and #happymothersday

How do you plan to celebrate Mother’s Day?