October 3, 2021

National Boyfriend Day

Boyfriends have been overlooked in the past when it comes to holidays. There are special days for Mothers and Fathers, siblings, cousins, grandparents, girlfriends and even in-laws. This is a day to show appreciation to boyfriends everywhere for the good things they do.

World Habitat Day

"More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring that the first Monday in October would be World Habitat Day. Habitat for Humanity asks everyone to join together as one global network in communicating the message that every one of us deserves the opportunity for a better future, and that a decent place to live can remove barriers to opportunity, health and success that might have been part of a family's life for years, and in many cases for generations". For more information, visit Habitat.org

National Techies Day

In the United States, tech jobs are predicted to grow 22% by 2020. While the types of technology positions range from healthcare and administration, software development to information security, this job sector is still on the rise.

Mental Illness Awareness Week

During Mental Illness Awareness Week on Oct. 1-7, 2017, NAMI and participants across the country are raising awareness of mental illness. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Each year, the movement grows stronger. We believe that mental health issues are important to address year-round, but highlighting them during #MIAW provides a time for people to come together and display the passion and strength of those working to improve the lives of the tens of millions of Americans affected by mental illness. If you or someone you know may need a mental health assessment, anonymous online tools are available. For National Depression Screening Day on Oct. 5, you can get a free mental health screening at HelpYourselfHelpOthers.org. *Description taken from the National Alliance on Mental Health. Visit NAMI.org for more information.