Archive for June 1st, 2011

(June 01) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Go Barefoot Day / Barefoot Week

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

National Go Barefoot Day
Kick off Barefoot Week by going barefoot today in support of Soles4Souls, a global organization offering free footwear to people in need worldwide.

“During Barefoot Week, Soles4Souls will be distributing more than 50,000 pairs of new shoes in the United States while it also collects “gently worn” shoes from the general public during thousands of concurrent shoe drives at retailers, schools, churches and community centers.”

more info: Soles4Souls

photo credit: via fickr

Did You Know? Countdown to June (06/01)

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

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Did You Know?
June 01

It’s June!

June.info
Month of year: 6th
Days: 30
Birthstone: Pearl
Flower: Rose
Season: Spring, Summer
Horoscope: Gemini, Cancer

History:
June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter

Important Observances:
D-Day
Flag Day
Father’s Day
Summer

Notable Birthdays:
Marilyn Monroe (01)
Frank Lloyd Wright (08)
Donald Duck (09)
Judy Garland (10)
Maurice Sendak (10)
Jacques Cousteau (11)
Pres. G.H.W. Bush (12)
Anne Frank (12)
Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen (13)
George Orwell (25)
Captain Kangaroo (27)
“Happy Birthday to You” Song (27)

Anniversaries:
CNN (01)
Heimlich Maneuver (01)
AIDS (05)
D-Day (06)
Bill of Rights (08)
Alcoholics Anonymous (10)
Ball Point Pen (10)
Stonewall Riots (28)
N.O.W. (30)

Thanks for joining us for our Did You Know?” count down to June!

Happy June,
louie and the holiday elves

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