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Jun 30

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month

We all know the situation: being subjected to someone else’s conversation while in a public space. Speaking on a cell phone makes some of us forget our manners! Celebrate Cell Phone Courtesy Month by following these tips for cell phone etiquette. When you are in a meeting, don’t check your phone constantly for texts and …

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Jun 06

History of Father’s Day

The first Father’s Day celebration was held in Spokane, Washington.  It was held at the YMCA by Sonora Smart Dodd, who had been born in Arkansas.  Her father, civil war veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised his six children in Spokane.  After hearing a sermon about Jarvis’ Mother’s Day in 1909 at …

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May 03

May is Military Appreciation Month

Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publically demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members – past and present. Each year the president makes a proclamation, reminding Americans of the important role the U.S. Armed Forces have …

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May 01

Celebrate Nurses Week 2016! May 6th – May 12th

National Nurses Day is celebrated every year.  May 6th marks the beginning of National Nurses Week and its purpose is to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in our society today. It marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. History May 12, the final …

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Apr 01

April is Stress Awareness Month!

5 Tips for Dealing With Stress Avoid or Reduce Caffeine, Alcohol, Nicotine, and Sugars Caffeine, alcohol and nicotine are stimulants which can greatly increase your level of stress.  By reducing your use, or replacing caffeinated and alcoholic drinks for water, herbal teas, or diluted natural fruit juices and aim to keep yourself hydrated as this will …

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Mar 01

St. Patrick’s Day is Right Around the Corner!

St. Patrick’s Day is Thursday, March 17th! Here are some fun facts about St. Patrick’s Day! The first St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held in Boston in 1737. New York City began holding St. Patrick’s Day Parades in 1762. The first St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland was held in Waterford, Ireland in 1903. Chicago began dying …

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Jan 29

February is National Weddings Month!

Love is in the air in February for those who want their winter wonderland wedding. The two busiest times in February for weddings are February 14 (Valentine’s Day) and February 29 (Leap Year). When planning a traditional wedding you need your something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue, but the main concerns for brides …

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Dec 01

Happy Holidays From Your Friends at Embroidery Central, Inc!

Holiday Hours Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Open New Year’s Eve from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Closed New Year’s Day Back to normal hours beginning Mon., Jan. 4th

Oct 31

Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month

Movember is a combination of the words “Moustache” and “November”.  It’s an annual event encouraging the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness for the following: Men’s health issues such as depression in men, prostate cancer and other male cancers’ Associated charities. The Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living …

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Oct 07

5 Tips for Coping With Cancer

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, knowing what to expect and making plans for how to proceed can help make this stressful time easier. Learning that you have cancer is a difficult experience. After your cancer diagnosis, you may feel anxious, afraid or overwhelmed and wonder how you can cope during the days ahead. Here …

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