Archive for September, 2008

(September 18) This week we're celebrating . . .  International Women’s Ecommerce Day

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

International Women’s Ecommerce Day
Today kicks off a three-day event celebrating the economic impact of women around the globe. Women are encouraged to make purchases online during this celebration.

(September 17) This week we're celebrating . . .  Constitution Day / Constitution Week

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008


Constitution Day / Constitution Week
On this day in 1787, the U.S. Constitution Convention adopted the Constitution, which established and outlined the three branches of the federal government.

Also known as Constitution Day, this holiday was established by a Congressional Act in 2004. The Constitution has been amended twenty-seven times since then, including the Bill of Rights, which were the first ten amendments.

(September 16) Today we're celebrating . . .  Mayflower Day

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Mayflower Day
On this day in 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England. On November 21, 1620, the ship finally set down anchor in Provincetown, MA. The passengers who survived that perilous 2-month journey became the earliest permanent European settlers in New England.

(September 15) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Woman Road Warrior Day

Monday, September 15th, 2008

National Woman Road Warrior Day
Salute the stamina and tenacity of America’s traveling businesswomen.

(September 14) This week we're celebrating . . .  Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

09182007mcd.jpgSubstitute Teacher Appreciation Week
Substitute teachers seem to get no respect!

But this is the week to can change things by honoring those substitute teachers who put all their effort into doing the best job they can do.

(September 13) This month we're celebrating . . .  Library Card Signup Month

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Library Card Signup Month
In 1987, then Secretary of Education William Bennett said, “Every child should obtain a library card – and use it!” During the month of September, libraries across the nation reach out to expand the ranks of their card holding members. Do your part and be sure to take a trip (or two) to the library this month.

photo credit: flickr

(September 12) Today we're celebrating . . .  Video Games Day

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Video Games Day
A day for video game players to give thanks for the great waste of time fun video games have brought to their lives.

photo credit: Klis via flickr

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