Archive for November 16th, 2010

Did You Know? Countdown to Thanksgiving (11/16)

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about the Pilgrims
& America’s Thanksgiving

Nov 16 : 09 days till Thanksgiving

Did you know that the most popular Thanksgiving dinner includes a menu of turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie?

Then it’s only fitting that Americans raise over 256 million turkeys. The biggest producer of turkeys is Minnesota, followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Virginia, Missouri and California.

Did you know that U.S. turkey farmers also raised just over 144,000 organic turkeys in 2005?

Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals. A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. A time for Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons. We are delighted to invite you to partake in our Thanksgiving celebration. Our table is full this year, but we always have room for one more! So join us for a new Did You Know? each day as we count down to Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday November 25th.

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(November 16) Today we’re celebrating . . .  International Day for Tolerance

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

International Day for Tolerance

NO 2 H8! YES 2 = 4 ALL!

Today it is important to bring attention to the idea of acceptance and tolerance in the world. Sponsored by the United Nations.

Tolerance.Org – Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance

photo credit: Ginther via flickr

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