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Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
National Senior Health and Fitness Day | NATL - Public Interest- 23rd annual event to promote the value of fitness and exercise for older adults. Seniors across the country are involved in health-promotion activities.
National Missing Children's Day | NATL - Public Interest- Missing Children’s Day is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority. It serves as a reminder to continue our efforts to reunite missing children with their families and an occasion to honor those dedicated to this noble cause.
Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Foster Care Awareness & The Robert Cooper Memorial Scholarship award event | 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Library Events, foster care, social work, aged out, group home, 211, adoption, foster home,- FosterKidsUnite, Inc. 6th annual event, giving scholarships and stipends to aged out foster youth in college. The "Aged Out Panel" will also share their past stories of foster care and what they are doing to create change. Author; Shanendoah Chefalo will be available for autographs; "Garbage Bag Suitcase"
The "Citizens of Change" award will be given to a JCC volunteer and those that help fosters and adopted youth in some way. FREE event to the public. All are invited, general public, especially foster youth, social workers, advocates and anyone in the system, who aged out or works with foster and former fosters "with all the catastrophes happening; earthquakes etc, you never know when you will encounter a foster child, information is key. FosterKidsUnite, Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for- profit "providing nontraditional services to aged out foster youth" seeking higher educationThe Mount Kisco Public Library
100 East Main St 2nd floor Mount Kisco, NY 10549Tanya 914.646.4638 FosterKidsUniteInc@gmail.com
National Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day | NATL - Public Interest- To encourage the public to adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle, this day celebrates the health, taste and convenience benefits of fruits & vegetables.
Friday, May 27th, 2016
Golden Gate Bridge Opens | NATL - Historical- On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
Saturday, May 28th, 2016
Amnesty International Founded | 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
Sierra Club Founded | 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.
Indianapolis 500 - Mile Race | 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
Memorial Day | 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.
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.
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
General Motors Corporation Bankruptcy | 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
National Donut Day | 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
Senior Citizen Expo | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Seniors, Retirement-
This free Expo is for seniors, their families, "boomers", and caregivers, or anyone else that is interested in the positive aging process . Exhibitors will provide information on all issues relevant to successful aging.
We will have a free demonstration on compost gardening as well as a free workshop making bird feeders with the Cub Scouts, an exercise demonstration, and skin care tips. Free refreshments and free raffle prizes will be awarded.
We would like to thank our sponsors:
United Healthcare - Medicare Solutions
AAG - American Advisors Group
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Westchester Properties
The Wartburg, New Rochelle Prescription Center, Family Service of Westchester, GuildNet/Lighthouse, United Hebrew of New RochelleHugh Doyle Senior Center
94 Davis Avenue New Rochelle NY 10805Deborah McLeroy 914.235.2363 email@example.com
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
Monday, June 6th, 2016
D-Day Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
First Drive-In Movie Opens | 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.
Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Sunday, June 12th, 2016
Tear Down This Wall Speech | 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.
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Flag Day | 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.
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Saturday, June 18th, 2016
First American Woman in Space | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride, physicist and pilot, became the first American woman in space when she began a six day mission aboard the space shuttle 'Challenger'.
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