Special Day

Memorial Day Celebration

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Memorial Day Celebration

Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. In other words, the purpose of Memorial Day is to memorialize the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  We spend time remembering those who lost their lives and could not come home, reflecting on their service and why we have the luxury and freedom that we enjoy today. We might consider how we can support and safeguard their grieving families and loved ones who are...

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Mother's Day Special

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Mother's Day Special
We may live in different time zones, but the undeniable love and respect for mothers around the world holds true. Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that's observed in numerous forms throughout the globe. This year, Mother’s Day occurs on Sunday, May 10. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an officer U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday’s commercialization and spent the latter a part of her life trying to get rid of it from the calendar. While dates and celebrations vary, Mother’s Day traditionally involves presenting Moms with flowers, cards and other gifts.

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