National High Five Day

Each year on the third Thursday in April, we observe National High Five Day. This is a fun day where you can “High Five” everyone that you see. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalHighFiveDay Folklore fills the hallowed halls of sports stadiums concerning the origins of the high five. From the basketball to the volleyball

Event Series Hope Foundation-Wine for Hope

Hope Foundation-Wine for Hope

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Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley's Wine for Hope Friday, April 21st, 2023 | 6:15-10:30pm All Honorees will be honored at the Wine for Hope. An exciting evening of fine wines, gourmet food, and great music. Each year, we celebrate spring’s arrival with our Wine For Hope wine tasting event. Enjoy great wines and food,

Volunteer Recognition Day

Volunteer Recognition Day is the annual celebration of those who selflessly benefit the lives of others. By providing a helping hand to those in need, humans and animals alike, we are all naturally working towards making the world a better place. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #VolunteerRecognitionDay Every single one of us has been benefited

National Earth Day

Each year on April 22nd, National Earth Day campaigns around the globe promote ways to keep the Earth healthy and our planet livable. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NationalEarthDay Since its inception, the organizers promote events educating the public about a variety of subjects including: climate change air pollution water pollution erosion recycling composting renewable

National Bucket List Day

April 24 celebrates National Bucket List Day to remind us it’s never too late to set new goals, go on a dream vacation, and inspire people around you to enjoy life to the fullest. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #NATIONALBUCKETLISTDAY By definition, a bucket list is a list of things a person would like to

Bike to Work Day

National Bike to Work Day takes place on the third Friday in May, right in the middle of National Bike Month. The observance encourages us to bike to work, but it also raises awareness of cyclists as they commute to and from work each day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); #BikeToWorkDay As more and more

International Plastic Free Day

International Plastic Free Day is a call to action and brings attention to the plastic we use every day. On May 25th, commit to using no single-use plastic for one day (including bottles, take-out food containers, utensils, bags and wrappers.) #InternationalPlasticFreeDay Over 380 million tons of plastic is produced every year. Half of all plastic produced is

Memorial Day

MEMORIAL DAY Each year in the United States, Americans observe the Federal holiday, Memorial Day, the last Monday in May. It honors and remembers all men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day is also a day to remember all loved ones who have passed away. #MemorialDay

National Smile Day

On May 31st, National Smile Day encourages everyone to wear their best smile! #NationalSmileDay The first recorded smile on record took place on 126 B.C. Okay, we made that up. But did you smile? Joking aside, we generate a smile when funny things happen or find pleasure in the things we do. Someone we love

Say Something Nice Day

On National Say Something Nice Day we have an opportunity to make June 1st extra pleasant for everyone. #SaySomethingNiceDay The purpose of this holiday is to counteract bullying and the lack of civility and common courtesy that is growing among people in today’s world. Hopefully, the practice of saying something nice today will continue into

National Pen Pay Day

Observed each year on June 1st, National Pen Pal Day is a way to let your pen pals know how much they mean to you. The day is the perfect time to send special letters and gifts to your pen pals. #NationalPenPalDay A pen pal is someone with whom you correspond by writing letters, sharing

World Caring Day

Each year on June 7, World Caring Day shines a spotlight on all the ways we connect and show each other we care. Afterall, we should always take time to celebrate the millions of acts of caring we see. All acts of caring, whether big or small, are important. Caring is continuous and happens every

National Smile Power Day

On June 15th each year, National Smile Power Day shares one powerful expression. #SmilePowerDay From the good morning greeting and the first “How may I help you?” present yourself with a smile. No matter where you are employed, job seeking, retired, or looking for new horizons starting the day with a smile is certainly more

Fathers Day

On the third Sunday in June, Father’s Day honors the role fathers play in the family structure and society. The day recognizes not just fathers, but the father figures in our lives. These are the men we look up to who set solid examples for us and guide us throughout our lives. #FathersDay Many families

Juneteenth | June 19

JUNETEENTH | JUNE 19 Each year Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The celebration takes place each year on June 19th, recognizing an event that took place in Texas in 1865. #Juneteenth The story of Juneteenth begins in Texas when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston on June

Independence Day (USA)

INDEPENDENCE DAY Each year on July 4th, the United States celebrates Independence Day. This federal holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.  For nearly 250 years, the country has been celebrating a day in history that inspires us still today. On July

National Mac and Cheese Day

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NATIONAL MAC AND CHEESE DAY | JULY 14 One of the classic comfort foods earns a place of honor on July 14th. It is National Mac and Cheese Day! https://spanningtheneed.com/2022/07/13/celebrating-national-mac-and-cheese-day-on-july-14th/ #NationalMacAndCheeseDay Made with macaroni noodles, cream or milk, and the golden goodness of cheese, mac and cheese shines as a side dish while also standing

National Ice Cream Day

NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY |  THIRD SUNDAY IN JULY Dish or cone? That’s all we need to know. National Ice Cream Day on the 3rd Sunday in July offers up every flavor on the menu to honor the day! The holiday also lands in the middle of National Ice Cream Month. #NationalIceCreamDay Thousands of years ago,

National Cheesecake Day

NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY | JULY 30 National Cheesecake Day on July 30th offers a slice of one of America’s favorite desserts. Order up a cheesecake with your favorite topping. Get it delivered or make it at home. #NationalCheesecakeDay This smooth dessert hits the spot when the end of the meal rolls around. While most cakes

National Father-in-Law Day

NATIONAL FATHER-IN-LAW DAY | July 30 National Father-In-Law Day on July 30th recognizes your spouse’s father annually. Dedicate some time to your father-in-law on this day. #FatherInLawDay Fathers-in-law bring a new perspective to our lives. Whether we are a new addition to their families or made bonds a long time ago, they grow to have

National Friendship Day

Friendships come in many forms, and we begin developing them when we’re very young. Throughout our lives, friendships and their meanings evolve. Our classmates and neighborhood pals explored the world with us. Together we shared experiences and made plans for the future. Eventually, paths diverge and new friends find a place in our social experience.

National Sister Day

National Sisters Day on the first Sunday in August celebrates the unique bond between sisters. This particular set of siblings embrace moments that make them laugh and cringe. While they don’t always agree, sisters have each other’s backs. #NationalSistersDay All siblings have the odd argument here and there, but deep down there’s little way around

International Left Handers Day

International Left Handers Day on August 13th recognizes all those individuals who have mastered using their left hand in a right-handed world. We take our hats off to you – left-handed! #LeftHandersDay Approximately 10% of the population are southpaws. Scientists don’t know why a person develops left-handedness. But it’s more likely a child will be

National NonProfit Day

On August 17th, National Nonprofit Day (NND) recognizes the goals and positive impacts nonprofits have on communities and the world. #NationalNonprofitDay Somewhere a volunteer reads to school children. At the same time, a patient receives steady medication. A lawyer provides legal services for low-income individuals. A lost soul’s life is remembered with dignity, thanks to

National Be an Angel Day

NATIONAL BE AN ANGEL DAY | AUGUST 22 On August 22nd, National Be an Angel Day encourages good deeds and kindness to others. By supporting those in need and inspiring others to kindness, we display an act of an angel here on earth. https://spanningtheneed.com/2022/08/22/celebrating-national-be-an-angel-day-on-august-22/ #BeAnAngelDay The day also recognizes those who’ve been angels to us.

National Dog Day

NATIONAL DOG DAY | August 26 National Dog Day on August 26th encourages dog ownership of all breeds. While seeking a new companion, be sure to consider the mutts, mixes, purebreds, and everything in between. #NationalDogDay Whether mixed or purebred, embrace the opportunity for all dogs to live a happy, safe, and abuse-free life. They

National Read Book Day

National Read a Book Day is observed annually on September 6th. On August 9th, we all celebrated National Book Lovers Day. While these bookish days may seem similar, National Read a Book Day invites us ALL to grab a book we might enjoy and spend the day reading. Don’t keep it to yourself. Share the

Patriot Day/National Day of Service and Remembrance

Patriot Day on September 11th honors the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent victims who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Each year Americans dedicate this day to remembering those who died and the first responders who risked their own lives to save others. #PatriotDay We Remember For many, September 11, 2001, began

National School Picture Day

On the Second Thursday in September, National School Picture Day reminds us to put on our best smiles. #NationalSchoolPictureDay Picture Day creates memories that last a lifetime. Not only that, but the day makes moms and dads radiate with pride and joy. Whether they capture the first toothless grin or the start of adolescence, school

National Day of Encouragement

September 12th recognizes the National Day of Encouragement each year. This day is dedicated to uplifting people around us and making a positive impact. #NationalDayOfEncouragement Encouragement is free. It never costs us anything to say a few words to inspire a student, coworker, or friend. Even a reassuring word to a stranger may make a

National Family Day

On the fourth Monday in September, National Family Day encourages everyone to gather around the table and enjoy a meal together. #NationalFamilyDay The old saying goes, “Families who eat together, stay together,” but did you know they may also be reducing the risk of addiction? According to the National Center on Addiction, families who eat

Celebrating National Love People Day

On September 30, National Love People Day asks us to lift others up through the profound power of unconditional love. #NationalLovePeopleDay The human condition is a limiting and varying thing. How and when and where we get to use it is vaguely and oddly defined. What is certain is a rollercoaster-filled life of celebrations and

National Hero Day

On October 8th, National Hero Day honors the people we look up to and who inspire us to be the best person we can possibly be. #NationalHeroDay If asked to define the word hero, many of us will name the qualities that demand a person rise above, the qualities that genuinely drive a person to

National Pasta Day

October is National Pasta Month, and October 17th recognizes National Pasta Day.  Pasta lovers celebrate! #NationalPastaDay While we find noodles all over the world, pasta is a type of noodle of traditional Italian cuisine. The first reference dates to 1154 in Sicily and was first attested to in English in 1874. Typically, it is made from

National Sweetest Day

National Sweetest Day is observed on the third Saturday in October by people of all ages. #NationalSweetestDay For over 100 years, National Sweetest Day encourages everyone to be generous even in the smallest ways. From its inception as Candy Day in 1916, this day reminds us that even small tokens improve the lives of those around us.

National Tight Ends Day

National Tight Ends Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in October, this year it will be celebrated on October 23. In American football, arena football, and Canadian football, the tight end is a position on the offensive team. Tight end is a position that combines elements of both offensive lineman and wide receiver. They

National Make a Difference Day

National Make A Difference Day brings community service to a whole new level each year. Organizations join forces on the fourth Saturday in October to make a difference, big or small. #MakeADifferenceDay Millions of people have united in the common mission to improve the lives of others. For more than 20 years, USA Weekend and

National Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Day recognizes a favored autumn decoration and food on October 26th. Not only do they make great fall decorations, but the pumpkin also completes a variety of tasty recipes. Join a pumpkin competition or visit any of the many fall festivals featuring the beautiful gourds. #NationalPumpkinDay By October 26th, we’re in a frenzy

National Trick or Treat Day

National Trick or Treat Day on the last Saturday in October extends one of the country’s favorite holidays – Halloween! #TrickOrTreatDay Dressing up as the scariest or most fascinating character we know draws us to the holiday. People of all ages put hours of effort into creating elaborate costumes for one big night. Wouldn’t it

National First Responders Day

October 28th sets aside National First Responders Day to honor the men and women who act quickly when an emergency is at hand. #NationalFirstRespondersDay First responders dedicate their lives to save lives. They are the people who run toward a crisis while the rest of the world flees. According to the Department of Homeland Security,

National Veterans Day

Veterans Day on November 11th honors military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. The federal holiday coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which marks World War I. These observances reflect the end of significant hostilities at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the

World Kindness Day

On November 13th, as part of World Kindness Day, we are encouraged to spread kindness like an infectious cold. We want to share it more than usual because studies show when others observe kindness in action they are more likely to carry out an act of kindness, too. Santa Clause is Coming to the Eastwood

National Seat Belt Day

As the holidays approach, National Seat Belt Day on November 14th encourages everyone to buckle up to save lives. No matter where you sit in a vehicle, wearing a seat belt is proven to save lives. #NationalSeatBeltDay Just over 90 percent of Americans buckle up, saving an estimated 15,000 lives each year. However, according to

National Philanthropy Day

On November 15th, National Philanthropy Day honors those who give back to their communities. #NationalPhilanthropyDay The word philanthropy comes from Latin and Greek philanthropia which gives us kindliness, humanity, and love for mankind. From this, we take the philo (tending to, fond of) and join antropos meaning mankind or human beings. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ways Philanthropy Changes the World

National Princess Day

Celebrate the Princess in every girl by taking part in National Princess Day on November 18th! #NationalPrincessDay Perhaps you know a Princess who shines because of her gift of laughter, making everyone around them smile. Maybe your Princess shows her royal nature by her great acts of kindness and heart of gold. Or your Princess

Mickey Mouse Birthday

On November 18th, Mickey Mouse Birthday commemorates the debut of a lovable mouse that was once a rabbit called Oswald. His character got his start on film on November 18, 1928, but before that, the story begins in 1927, when Walt Disney first sketched a floppy-eared bunny while under contract to Universal Studios. The events

Native American Heritage Day

National Native American Heritage Day on the day after Thanksgiving honors American Indians across the nation. The day celebrates the vibrant cultures, traditions, and heritages while recognizing Native Americans’ many contributions. When and Where will Frosty/Rudolph be on TV this Christmas Season? #NativeAmericanHeritageDay The day encourages listening to Native American voices and fostering pride in

Black Friday: Shopping

In the United States, the day after Thanksgiving has become known as Black Friday and is considered the official kick-off for holiday shopping. Retailers across the country slash prices, offer doorbuster deals on popular big-ticket items, and often open in the wee hours of the morning to extend early bird specials. Dedicated and thrifty shoppers

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday reminds us of the prime shopping opportunities right in our own communities. Not only do the small businesses where we work, live, and play offer numerous gift-giving possibilities, they are hands-on and ready to complete your shopping list with quality, thoughtful gifts. https://spanningtheneed.com/2022/11/21/the-hidden-christmas-gem-in-the-valley-kraynaks-christmasland-still-bringing-joy-to-young-and-old-alike/ #SmallBusinessSaturday Every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the