March 13, 2021
National K9 Veterans Day
National K9 Veterans Day originated with a retired military working dog trainer named Joseph Wright who wanted recognition for dogs who serve in military, law enforcement and other capacities. He selected March 13th because it is the official birthday of the US Army K9 Corps.
National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day
First celebrated in 2008, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to increase the awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services and to recognize RDNs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives.
National Day of Unplugging
The National Day of Unplugging is a 24 hour period and starts on the first Friday in March. According to the nationaldayofunplugging.com, the project is an outgrowth of The Sabbath Manifesto, an adaption of the ritual of carving out one day per week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.