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Today is May 27, 2016 - Richmond, VA 23225  

Nearby communities: Forest Hill / N Chesterfld / North Chesterfield

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Friday, May 27th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
     
           

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
    A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | 9:30am - 11:30am | Schools and Education, Job Training, FREE, Skilled Trades
    - 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:

    When:
    Every Monday at 9:30 AM

    Where:
    Job Corps Outreach & Admissions Office
    34504 Hermitage Road
    Richmond, VA 23227

    For more information, please call: (804) 340-5540

    Job Corps Website: https://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/doljobcorps
    Job Corps Admissions Office - Richmond
    3404 Hermitage Road Richmond VA 23227
    Mark Gilles 804.340.5540 gilles.mark@jobcorps.org
  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | 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.
     
           

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
     
           

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s first-line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots. Together with the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Midway ended the threat of further Japanese invasion in the Pacific.
     
           

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on the first Sunday in June. It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer survivors in their community, to raise awareness of the challenges these survivors face, and, most importantly, to celebrate life.
     
           

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | 9:30am - 11:30am | Schools and Education, Job Training, FREE, Skilled Trades
    - 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:

    When:
    Every Monday at 9:30 AM

    Where:
    Job Corps Outreach & Admissions Office
    34504 Hermitage Road
    Richmond, VA 23227

    For more information, please call: (804) 340-5540

    Job Corps Website: https://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/doljobcorps
    Job Corps Admissions Office - Richmond
    3404 Hermitage Road Richmond VA 23227
    Mark Gilles 804.340.5540 gilles.mark@jobcorps.org
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
     
           

Friday, June 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio, AA's stated "primary purpose" is to help alcoholics "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety". With other early members Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development.
     
           

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit http://www.nyra.com
     
           

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
     
           

Monday, June 13th, 2016

  • | 9:30am - 11:30am | Schools and Education, Job Training, FREE, Skilled Trades
    - 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:

    When:
    Every Monday at 9:30 AM

    Where:
    Job Corps Outreach & Admissions Office
    34504 Hermitage Road
    Richmond, VA 23227

    For more information, please call: (804) 340-5540

    Job Corps Website: https://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/doljobcorps
    Job Corps Admissions Office - Richmond
    3404 Hermitage Road Richmond VA 23227
    Mark Gilles 804.340.5540 gilles.mark@jobcorps.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1966 the US Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision in the case of 'Miranda v Arizona', holding that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution "required warning before valid statements could be taken by police."
    The decision has been described as "providing basic legal protections to persons who might otherwise not be aware of their rights."
     
           

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit http://www.wellcat.com
     
           

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day that focuses on the art of nature photography as a medium for inspiration, nature appreciation and environmental protection. For info visit http://www.nanpa.org
     
           
  • - For those individuals whose fiscal year is the calendar year and who make quarterly estimated federal income tax payments, today is one of the due dates.
     
           

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