Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
National Women's Health and Fitness Day | NATL - Public Interest- The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details
Friday, September 30th, 2016
Your Mailing Address May Win You $30 | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number- On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 8:11PM, EDT.
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta | NATL - Public Interest- October 1-9. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details
Breast Cancer Awareness Month | NATL - Public Interest- Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
Babe Ruth Calls His Shot?: Anniversary | NATL - MLB- October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.
Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Child Health Day | NATL - Public Interest- Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
Rosh Hashanah | NATL - Religious- Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
Supreme Court 2016-2017 Term Begins | NATL - Government- Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
2016 Vice Presidential Debate | NATL - Government- The debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, VA
The vice presidential debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments.
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Great American Beer Festival | NATL - Public Interest- Oct 6-8, Denver CO. The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.
Each year, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
Moon Phase First Quarter | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters first phase at 12:33 am, EDT.
Bank of America Chicago Marathon | NATL - Public Interest- A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details
Second 2016 Presidential Debate | NATL - Government- The debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis
The second presidential debate will be a town meeting, where half of the questions will come from participants and the other from the moderator. The moderator's questions will be based on public interest topics determined via social media and other sources.
Monday, October 10th, 2016
Columbus Day | NATL - National Holidays- Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
National Coming Out Day | NATL - Public Interest- A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Yom Kippur | NATL - Religious- Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Oct 11.
National Stop Bullying Day | NATL - Public Interest- National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.
Saturday, October 15th, 2016
KEEP Healthy Kidney Screening | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Health Seminars and Screenings, kidney, screening, free, health wagon- The National Kidney Foundation Serving Virginia (NKF) and The Health Wagon will be holding a KEEP Healthy kidney screening event in Clintwood, VA to identify those who are at-risk for developing kidney disease.
This FREE public health screening for individuals over 18 years of age will be held at Valley View Freewill Baptist Church on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
Participants attending the event will have their blood pressure checked, receive educational materials and have an opportunity to speak with a healthcare professional. Individuals at increased risk for kidney disease will also receive a urine test. 1 in 3 American adults are at increased risk of developing kidney disease. We encourage you to not miss this important community health event.
Valley View Freewill Baptist Church
W Main St Clintwood VA 24228Megan Boyd 804.288.8342 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sweetest Day | NATL - Public Interest- Sweetest Day originated in Cleveland, Ohio in 1922. Herbert Birch Kingston, a philanthropist and candy company employee wanted to bring happiness into the lives of the sick, orphans, shut-ins and others who were forgotten by distributing candy to them. Thus, Sweetest Day was born. Today is the day to do something nice for someone that will make him or her say, "Oh, that's so sweet!" Annually, the third Saturday in October.
Sunday, October 16th, 2016
Hunter's Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- The October full moon. So called because the moon's full light in evening extends day's length for hunters.
Monday, October 17th, 2016
National Boss Day | NATL - Public Interest- A day for workers to appreciate their employers. Originated in 1958 by Patricia Bays Haroski to honor her own boss, who also happened to be her father.
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Job Corps Information Session - Coeburn | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Schools and Education, Vocational Education, Jobs- Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its vocational training program. Job Corps helps young adults learn a career, earn a high school diploma, and gain the real world skills needed to succeed. Vocational training is available in rapidly growing career areas, such as certified nursing, carpentry, culinary arts, auto repair, electrical, welding and many more!
Job Corps is government-sponsored and FREE-OF CHARGE for those who meet the income eligibility requirements. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend this information session:
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 AM
Flatwoods Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
2803 Dungannon Road
Coeburn, VA 24230
For more information, please call: (276) 783-0935
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2803 Dungannon Road Coeburn VA 24230Susan Ferarro 276.783.0935 Ferraro.Susan@jobcorps.org
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