Archive for March 8th, 2010
Did You Know? Facts, Figures & Folklore About St. Patrick’s Day March 08 : 09 days till St. Pat’s Day
Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day is the Roman Catholic feast honoring Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick?
The holiday is also an international celebration of Irish history and heritage.
Did you know that St. Patrick is believed to have died in Ireland on March 17, 461 C.E.?
The anniversary of his death is now the day on which St. Patrick’s Day feast is celebrated.
Celebrating the patron saint of Ireland, its said that on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish! The day is celebrated worldwide with shamrocks, parades and green beer!
We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day so join us as we countdown to St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th!
International Women’s Day
Today is a day dedicated to all women, especially working women. Celebrated on the anniversary of the 1857 march by female garment workers in New York, this day also marks the first international conference of women, held in Finland in 1910.
Fun Facts About Names Day
As part of the festivities for Celebrate Your Name Week!, take some time today to learn some of the fun and interesting facts about your name.
A good place to start is Behind the Name, a website dedicated to information on first names.
It’s Celebrate Your Name Week! and all this week that’s exactly what we’ll be doing – celebrating our names! So stop back tomorrow for more fun during our week long celebration of names.