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(June 28) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Columnist’s Day

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
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National Columnist’s Day
Let your favorite newspaper columnists know how much you appreciate their witticisms and insights.

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Holiday Reminder: US Independence Day

Monday, June 27th, 2011

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Holiday Reminder:
America’s Birthday / US Independence Day / July 4th will be celebrated next Monday, 07/04!

Did You Know? Countdown to Independence Day (06/27)

Monday, June 27th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About America’s Independence

June 27 : 07 days to July 4th

Did you know that the first American flag was sewn by seamstress Betsy Ross in May 1777, at the behest of the Continental Congress?

The original version of the flag had thirteen stripes and thirteen stars, representing the original thirteen colonies that signed the Declaration of Independence.

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(June 27) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Decide to Be Married Day

Monday, June 27th, 2011


Decide to Be Married Day

“It’s in the deciding to be united in love, to express your joyful onesness to every person you meet, and in every action you take and together a perfect marriage you’ll make*”

Inspired by the poem Decided to Be Married, a day for celebrating those brave souls who’ve decided its time to get married.

Oh. And by the way – its also National HIV Testing Day!

*Decided to Be Married; poem
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Did You Know? Countdown to Independence Day (06/26)

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About America’s Independence

June 26 : 08 days to July 4th

Did you know that on the first Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the US had consisted of 13 colonies under the rule of England’s King George III?

At the time, there were approximately 2.5 million people living in those 13 colonies. This 4th of July, there will more than 304 million people in the United States.

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(June 26) Today we’re celebrating . . .  America’s Kid’s Day

Sunday, June 26th, 2011
Kids on Karen's July 4th Collage by DuctTapeAndDenim

America’s Kid’s Day
Help teach America’s youngsters about the great country in which they live.

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Did You Know? Countdown to Independence Day (06/25)

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About America’s Independence

June 25 : 09 days to July 4th

Did you know that of the original thirteen colonies that attended the Continental Congress and voted on the Declaration of Independence, only nine voted in favor of it?

Pennsylvania and South Carolina voted against the Declaration, while New York abstained.

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