Archive for March 11th, 2010

Did You Know? Countdown to St. Patrick's Day (03/11)

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

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Did You Know? Facts, Figures & Folklore About St. Patrick’s Day March 11 : 06 days till St. Pat’s Day

Did you know that while it is customary to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day in the United States, the color green is actually considered unlucky in Ireland?

Green is the color of faeries, which are believed to steal children who wear too much green.

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!

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(March 11) Today we're celebrating. . .  Name Tag Day

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

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Name Tag Day
Ahh yes. Name Tags. Those ubiquitous little stickers found on the lapels of strangers and conventioneers everywhere. And the perfect icebreaker!

To celebrate the day – wear your own name tag* – proudly. This way we are only strangers once.

*Adults only! This is NOT a day for children! Safety first!

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.

(March 11) Today we're observing . . .  Johnny Appleseed Day

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Johnny Appleseed Day

Observing the death of John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, a pioneer nurseryman who traveled early America spreading the joys of tree planting.

photo credit: via flickr

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