Archive for June 14th, 2011

(June 14) Today we’re observing . . .  Flag Day / National Flag Day USA

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Flag Day by snc145 - Acrylic Painting by snc145

Flag Day
By Presidential Proclamation; honors and celebrates our flag, our country, and our heritage.

National Flag Day USA: Pause for Pledge
All Americans are asked to pause at 7PM EST to share a moment of nationwide patriotism.

Related link: Independence Day on the Net – U.S. Flag Etiquette

photo credit: via flickr

Did You Know? Countdown to Father’s Day (06/14)

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Father’s Day & Fatherhood

June 14 : 05 days till Father’s Day

Did you know that one in five single parents with primary custody is a dad?

Did you know that 11% of Dads are stepdads, living full-time with their spouse’s children?

Did you know that 85% of Dads live only with their biological children?

Father’s Day is a day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted as a father figure in your life – whether as Stepfathers, Uncles, Grandfathers, or “Big Brothers.” So join our Father’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Father’s Day on Sunday June 19th!

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