Saint Valentine’s Day, more commonly known as Valentine’s Day, is celebrated each year on February 14th. The holiday, which originated as a Christian feast day, has since become a pop-culture phenomenon filled with cards, candy, flowers, and, love! Dating as far back as the early 1400s, February 14th has been a day to honor romance and all things love.
February 9th is a day that celebrates a food favorite that spans generations and cultures - pizza! Flatbreads with toppings have been enjoyed as far back as the ancient Egyptians, but early pizza as we know it traces its roots back to Italy. Legend has it that in 1889 Queen Margherita and King Umberto I visited Naples after traveling through France.
February is recognized as National Cancer Prevention Month. While some risk factors for cancer are out of our control, cancer risk can be decreased with healthy lifestyle changes and early detection testing options. Here are 7 tips to reduce your cancer risk.
For the entire month of February, the United States observes Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month. Throughout the month, we remember important people and events relating to the history of the African diaspora.
There are a number of different Holocaust Memorial Days to remember the victims of the Holocaust. One of these days is January 27th, which is recognized as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The holiday is meant to commemorate victims of the Holocaust, including over 6 million Jewish people and countless other members of minority groups who were murdered between 1933 and 1945 under Hitlers reign.
January 18th is recognized as National Michigan Day. It is unclear why this day was chosen to celebrate the Mitten state but it is a day to reflect on the rich history and resources the State of Michigan has to offer. Just a few weeks later on January 26th, Michigan celebrates its 186th birthday! Yet another day to celebrate the Great Lakes State.
Each year, on the third Monday in January, the United States celebrates Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. This federally observed holiday is a day to recognize the life and achievements of MLK Jr., an influential American Civil Rights Leader. The holiday aligns with Dr. King’s birthday - which falls on January 15th.
It has become tradition to think about resolutions as the clock strikes midnight on New Years Eve. This tradition dates back to the ancient Babalonians who, over 4000 years ago, began the practice of celebrating New Years and making promises to their royals. Those promises have evolved into resolutions, a habit that has been adopted by many as they celebrate the new year.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Chanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza - no matter what you celebrate, we hope you enjoy a joyous holiday season with loved ones! As we celebrate the joys of the holidays, we are grateful for the opportunity to work with our clients and their families.
The name Thanksgiving is fitting, as the theme of the holiday is to do just that – give thanks. A mesothelioma or lung cancer diagnosis can be difficult any time of the year, but it can feel extremely difficult to express thankfulness when an asbestos-related disease diagnosis interrupts your life.