October 1, 2019
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
"October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign 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". Visit NationalBreastCancer.org for more information and ways you can help the fight.
National Apple Month
"National Apple Month's mission is to increase apple industry sales, and to enhance consumer awareness and usage of apples and apple products. Its goal is to increase apple industry sales through a fall retail display contest, foodservice promotional contest, to recognize outstanding retailers for their apple merchandising, and to develop strong relations with retail, foodservice and apple industry members". For more information, visit USApple.org.
National Crime Prevention Month
"In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October Crime Prevention Month. Every year since then, government agencies, civic groups, schools, businesses, and youth organizations have reached out to educate the public, showcase their accomplishments, and explore new partnerships during this special month". For more information, visit NCPC.org
National Bullying Prevention Month
"National Bullying Prevention Month is a nationwide campaign founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities around the world to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention". Visit Pacer.org for more information.