December 2, 2019

Cyber Monday


Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. On this day, people are encouraged to shop online.

Giving Tuesday


Giving Tuesday, also known as National Day of Giving, is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This day is used to encourage everyone to be more charitable during the holiday season and give back, especially to those less fortunate. Visit GivingTuesday.org for more information and learn how to get involved.

National Fritters Day


Fritters are small cakes made with a main ingredient such as corn or potatoes, along with an egg, milk, and flour batter then fried to a golden crisp.

National Mutt Day


"National Mutt Day is all about embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs. The biggest percentage of dogs euthanized in due to the constant over-breeding and public desire of designer dogs and pure bred puppies that are sold to pet stores supplied by puppy mills that often produce ill and horribly neglected animals". Visit NationalMuttDay.com for more information.

Special Education Day


The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), signed on December 2, 1975, is a federal law that provides support and resources for children's special education programs.

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Day


"The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict". Visit UN.org for more information.