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June 2008 through May 2009    
JUNE 2008 MONTHLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month June Animals/Pet Medicine
Audio Book Month June Publishing
Cancer from the Sun Month June Healthcare
Caribbean-American Heritage Month  June Cultural Events
Child Vision Awareness Month June Healthcare
Children's Awareness Month June Healthcare
Effective Communications Month  June Telecommunications/Sales
Entrepreneurs "Do It Yourself" Marketing Month June Business
Fireworks Safety Month (June thru July 4th June Safety
Hernia Awareness Month  June Healthcare
Home Safety Month June Safety
Turkey Lovers Month June Food & Beverage
Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month June Healthcare
National Accordion Awareness Month June Arts & Entertainment
National Aphasia Awareness Month June Healthcare
National Candy Month  June Food & Beverage
National Celibacy Awareness Month June Religious
National Dairy Month  June Food & Beverage
Nationl Drive Safe Month June Safety
National Family Month (Mother's Day to Father's Day) May to June Home & Family
National Flag Month June Patriotic
National Fruit & Vegetable Month  June Food & Beverage
National Ice Cream Month June Food & Beverage
National Ice Tea Month  June Food & Beverage
National Lady Lawyers Month June Legal
National Papaya Month June Food & Beverage
National Rivers Month  June Environmental
National Rose Month  June Floral & Design
National Safety Month   June Safety Observances
National Scleroderma Awareness Month June Healthcare
National Soul Food Month (cultural) June Food & Beverage
National Steakhouse Month June Food & Beverage
National Zoo and Acquarium Month June Environmental/Educational
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month June Healthcare
Professional Wellness Month June Healthcare
Rebuild Your Life Month June Self-help/Positive Thinking
Skyscraper Month June Construction
Sports America Kids Month June Sports
Student Safety Month June Safety/Educational
Vision Research Month  June Healthcare
JUNE 2008 WEEKLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
National Fishing and Boating Week (1st full wk of June) 1st wk Sports/Recreation
National Headache Awareness Week (1st full wk of June) 1st wk Healthcare
Black Single Parents Week (1st full wk of June) 1st wk Cultural/Home & Family
National Sun Safety Week (1st full wk of June) 1st wk Safety/Healthcare
National Business Etiquette Week (1st full wk of June) 1st wk Human Resources/Business
Stepparentís Week (1st full week of June) 1st wk Home & Family
National Little League Baseball Week 2nd wk Sports/Recreation
Email Week (2nd wk of June) 2nd wk Computer/Telecommunications
National Clay Week (2nd wk June) 2nd wk Construction/Envirnomental
National Flag Week (the wk in which June 14 occurs) 2nd wk Patriotic
National River Clean-up Week (2nd wk June) 2nd wk Environmental
National Men's Health Week (wk prior to & including Father's Day) 2nd wk Healthcare
National Automotive Service Professionals Week 2nd wk Automotive
Superman Week 2nd wk Amusement
Nursing Assistants Week 3rd wk Healthcare
Honor America Days June 14th-July 4th Patriotic
National Forgiveness Week 3rd wk Self-help
Universal Father's Week 3rd wk Home & Family
Amateur Radio Week 4th wk Radio
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (week including 27th) 4th wk Healthcare
Help Animals Week 4th wk Animals/Pet Medicine 
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week 4th wk Environmental/Healthcare
Eye Safety Awareness Week (9 days including July 5) 4th wk Safety/Healthcare
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness 4th wk Healthcare
Freedom from Fear of Speaking Week 4th wk Healthcare
National Sobriety Checkpoint Week  June 30th-July 4th Healthcare
JUNE 2008 DAILY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Artists of America Day June 1st Arts & Entertainment
Children's Awareness Memorial Day June 1st  
National Cancer Survivors Day June 1st Healthcare
Battle of Midway Began June 3, 1942 June 3rd Military Historical
Egg Day June 3rd Food & Beverage
Cheese Day June 4th Food & Beverage
National Tailors Day June 4th Inventions/Technology
Doughnut Day or Donut Day (1st Fri in June) June 6th Food & Beverage
National Gardening Exercise Day (always June 6th) June 6th  
National Hunger Awareness Day June 6th Philinthropic/Nonprofit
National Huntington's Disease Day June 6th Healthcare
D-Day June 6th Military Historical
National Yo-Yo Day June 6th Amusement
Belmont Stakes (held Sat 5 wks after Derby) June 7th Sports
(Daniel) Boone Day June 7th Historical
Cheer Coach Day June 7th Sports
National Banana Split Day June 7th-8th Food & Beverage
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day June 7th Food & Beverage
Family Day June 7th  Home & Family
I Love My Dentist Day June 7th Healthcare
National Trails Day June 7th Farm & Ranch/Environmental
Abused Women and Children's Awareness Day June 8th Healthcare/Law Enforcement
Race Unity Day (2nd Sun June) June 8th Cultural/Religious
Multicultural American Child Awareness Day June 8th Home & Family/Cultural
Orphans' Train Memorial Day June 8th-9th Historical
Shavuot (Jewish Holiday-Pentecost) June 8th-10th Religious
Ball Point Pen Day June 10th Inventions/Technology
Iced Tea Day June 10th Food & Beverage
Career Nurse Assistants Day (2nd Thursday) June 12th Healthcare
Crowded Nest Awareness Day June 12th Home & Family
Machine Day June 12th Manufacturing
Blame Someone Else Day (1st Fri the 13th of each year) June 13th Fun & Silly
Friday the 13th: The ONLY one in 2008!! June 13th Fun & Silly
[email protected] Father's Day June 13th Home & Family
Raggedy Ann & Andy Days June 13th-15th Amusement
Family History Day June 14th Home & Family
United States Army Birthday June 14th Military Historical
Flag Day June 14th Patriotic
National Ice Cream Day (3rd Sun June) June 15th Food & Beverage
National Electricity Day/Fly A Kite Day June 15th Inventions/Technology
Family Awareness Day June 15th Home & Family
Father's Day (always 3rd Sun June) June 15th Home & Family
Husband Caregiver Day June 15th Home & Family
Native American Citizenship Day June 15th Cultural
Nature Photography Day June 15th Publishing/Photography
Bloomsday June 16th  
Fudge Day (always June 16th) June 16th Food & Beverage
Eat Your Vegetables Day June 17th Food & Beverage
Stewarts Root Beer Day June 17th Food & Beverage
Juneteenth National Freedom Day (African-American Cultural) June 19th Cultural
Recess At Work Day June 19th Business
Ice Cream Soda Day June 20th Food & Beverage
Baby Boomer's Recognition Day June 21st  
Go Skateboarding Day June 21st Sports/Hobbies
National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day (1st day of Summer) June 21st  
Vinegar Day June 21st Food & Beverage
America's Kids Day June 22nd Home & Family
Descendants Day June 22nd  
Pledge of Allegiance Recognized by Congress June 22, 1942 June 22nd Historical Patriotic
Stupid Guy Thing Day June 22nd Fun & Silly
Let It Go Day June 23rd  
Typewriter Day (Patentend June 23, 1868) June 23rd Inventions/Technology
United Nations Public Service Day June 23rd  
Celebration of the Senses June 24th  
Fairy Day June 24th Fun & Silly
National Columnists Day June 24th Publishing/Media
Korean War Began (June 25, 1950) June 25th Military Historical
Hand Shake Day June 26th Business Etiquette
Beauticianís Day June 26th Personal Services
National Bomb Pop Day (last Thurs June) June 26th  
Helen Keller Day June 27th  
National HIV Testing Day June 27th Healthcare
Sunglasses Day June 27th Inventions/Retail
Great American Backyard Campout June 28th  
The Versilles Treaty (officially ends WWI June 28, 1919) June 28th Military Historical
First US Ground Forces arrive in Korea (June 29, 1950) June 29th Military Historical
Marble Day June 29th  
Log Cabin Day June 29th  
Special Recreation Day for The Disabled June 29th Healthcare
Please Take My Children To Work Day June 30th Home & Family
Tech Support Appreciation Day June 30th Computer
Make Up Your Mind Day June 31st Self-help
JULY 2008 MONTHLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days (July 3rd to Aug 15th) July Utilities/Air Conditioning
Bebe More Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month July Healthcare
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month July Fire & Rescue
California Salmon Month July Food & Beverage
Dog Days (July 3rd - Aug11th)   July Retail Sales/Utilities/AC
Eye Injury Prevention Month  July Healthcare
Fireworks Safety Month (June thru July 4th July Safety
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month July Healthcare
Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month July Health & Fitness
National Anti Boredom Month July Personal
National Baked Bean Month  July Food & Beverage
National Bikini Month July Fashion & Apparel
National Bison Month July Food & Beverage
National Black Family Month July Cultural/Home & Family
National Blueberry Month July Food & Beverage
National Cell Phone Courtesy Month July Utilities/Telecommunications
National Child-Centered Divorce Month  July Home & Family
National Culinary Arts Month July Food & Beverage
National "Doghouse Repairs" Month (buy flowers for a mate)   July Floral
National Family Reunion Month   July Home & Family
National Foreign Language Month July Educational
National Get along with Your EX Month July Home & Family
National Grilling Month July Food & Beverage
National Ice Cream Month  July Food & Beverage
National Home Inspector Appreciation Month July Construction/Real Estate
National Horseradish Month  July Food & Beverage
National Hot Dog Month  July Food & Beverage
National Make A Difference to Children Month  July Home & Family
National Picnic Month July Food & Beverage
National Purposeful Parenting Month   July Home & Family
National Recreation & Parks  July Enviornmental
National Tennis Month July  
National Wheelchair Beautification Month July Healthcare/Senior Citizen Living
Red, White and Blue Month July Patriotic
Read an Almanac Month July Educational
Sandwich Generation Month  July Food & Beverage
Smart Irrigation Month  July Farm & Ranch
Social Wellness Month. July Personal/Self-help Good Manners
Tour de France Month (5-27) July Sports
UV Safety Month  July Safety
Wild about Wildlife Month July Animals/Environmental
Women's Motorcycle Month July Sports
JULY 2008 WEEKLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
National Unassisted Homebirth Week 1st wk Healthcare
Freedom Week 1st wk Patriotic
Great Circus Festival & Parade Week (only in Wisc) 1st wk Amusement
Baseball Week 2nd wk Sports
National Farriers Week 2nd wk Farm & Ranch/Animals
National Therapeutic Recreation  2nd wk Healthcare
National Parenting Gifted Children Week 3rd wk Home & Family
Space Week 3rd wk Educational
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Education & Awareness Week 3rd wk Healthcare
Coffee Week 3rd wk Food & Beverage
National Independent Retailers Week 3rd wk Retail Sales
National Make Someone Smile Week 3rd wk Fun & Silly
National Salad Week 3rd wk Food & Beverage
Scrabble Week 4th wk Amusement
National Hospitality House Week (begins 4th Sunday) 4th wk Hospitality
JULY 2008 DAILY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863) July 1st Historical
First US Postage Stamps Issued July 1, 1847 July 1st Postal
First US Zoo (July 1, 1874) July 1st Animals/
Medicare went into effect on July 1, 1968 July 1st Government/Healthcare
Amelia Earhart Disappears July 2, 1957 July 2nd Historical/Aeronautical
United States Army Air Corp Established July 2, 1926 July 2nd Military Historical
Fourth of July or Independence Day July 4th Patriotic
Cherry Pit Spitting Day July 5th Food & Beverage
Republican Day July 6th Political Campaigns/Patriotic
Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day July 6th Computer
National Strawberry Sundae Day July 6th Food & Beverage
Chocolate Day (always Jul 7th) July 7th Food & Beverage
Father-Daughter Take A Walk Together Day July 7th Home & Family
Chicken Day July 11th-12th Food & Beverage
Hot Dog Day July 12th Food & Beverage
Gruntled Workers Day July 13th Human Resources
Baby Food Day July 15th Food & Beverage
Cow Appreciation Day July 15th Farm & Ranch/Animals
Gummi Worm Day (always Jul 15th) July 15th Food & Beverage
National Personal Chef's Day July 16th Food & Beverage/Restaurants
Get to Know Your Customers Day (also January 17, April 17, and October 16) July 17th Human Resources
National Peach Ice Cream Day July 17th Food & Beverage
National Ice Cream Day (3rd Sun Jul) July 17th Food & Beverage
Moon Day (Neil Armstrong walked on the moon July 20, 1969) July 20th Historical/Space
National Lollipop Day (always Jul 20th) July 20th Food & Beverage
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day July 21st  
Health, Happiness With Hypnosis Day July 22nd  
Gorgeous Grandma Day July 23rd Home & Family
National Vanilla Ice Cream Day July 23rd Food & Beverage
Amelia Earhart Day (born July 24, 1897) July 24th Historical/Aeronautical
National Drive-Thru Day Ju;y 24th Food & Beverage
National Parentís Day (4th Sun Jul) July 24th Home & Family
Aunt & Uncle Day July 26th Home & Family
Disability Independence Day  July 26th  
National Day of the American Cowboy July 26th Farm & Ranch
National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (July 27, 1953) July 27th Military Historical
Accountantís Day July 28th Accounting
National Milk Chocolate Day (always Jul 28th) July 28th Food & Beverage
NASA's  (Est July 29, 1958) July 29th Aeronautical/Space
Father-In-Law Day July 30th Home & Family
Tisha B'Av (Jewish Holiday) July 30th Religious
System Administrator Appreciation Day (last Fri July) July 31st Computer
AUGUST 2008 MONTHLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
American Artist Appreciation Month Aug Arts & Entertainment
Black Business Month Aug Cultural
Cataract Awareness Month Aug Healthcare
Children's Eye Health & Safety Month Aug Healthcare
Coffee Month Aug Food & Beverage
Family Meal Month Aug Food & Beverage
Happiness Happens Month Aug  
Hypnosis Awareness Month Aug Healthcare
Medic Alert Month Aug Healthcare
Napping Month Aug  
National Catfish Month Aug Sports & Recreation
National Children's Vision & Learning Month Aug Healthcare/Optometry
National Eye Exam Month Aug Healthcare/Optometry
National Golf Month Aug Sports
National Immunization Awareness Month Aug Healthcare
National Inventor's Month Aug Inventions/Technology
National Minority Awareness Month Aug  
National Parks Month Aug Environmental
National Water Quality Month Aug Environmental
National Win With Civility Month Aug  
Neurosurgery Outreach Month Aug Healthcare
Peach Month Aug Food & Beverage
Psoriasis Awareness Month Aug Healthcare
Smile Month Aug Fun & Silly
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month Aug Healthcare
What Will Be Your Legacy Month Aug Accounting/Financial/Legal
AUGUST 2008 WEEKLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
National Clown Week 1st wk Amusement
Simplify Your Life Week 1st wk Personal/Self-help
Single Working Woman's Week 1st wk Business
National Fraud Awareness Week 1st wk  
Exhibitor Appreciation Week 1st wk Hospitality
Intimate Apparel Market Week (also observed in February, May, and Nov.) 1st wk Fashion & Apparel
Psychic Week 1st wk  
Responsible Gaming Education Week (1st 5-day week starting on Monday) 1st wk Gaming
National Smile Week 2nd wk Fun & Silly
Elvis Week 2nd wk Entertainment Legends
Knights of Columbus Family Week 2nd wk Religious/Home & Family
National Health Center Week (2nd week) 2nd wk Healthcare
National Resurrect Romance Week (2nd full wk Aug) 2nd wk Personal/Home & Family
Weird Contest Week 2nd wk Fun & Silly
National Aviation Week 3rd wk Military/Aeronautical
Friendship Week 3rd wk  
Mae West Week (Born Aug 17, 1893) 3rd wk Entertainment Legends
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 4th wk Transportation
Be Kind To Humankind Week (Aug 23rd to Aug 31st) 4th wk  
National Safe at Home Week (last Mon thru Fri Aug) 4th wk Safety
AUGUST 2008 DAILY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days (7/3 to 8/15)  July 3rd-Aug 15th  
Girlfriend's Day Aug 1st Personal
National Minority Donor Awareness Day    
National Mustard Day (always 1st Sat Aug)    
Respect For Parents Aug 1st Home & Family
Spiderman Day Aug 1st Amusement
US Air Force Day  Aug 1st Military Historical
Work Like A Dog Day Aug 1st  
World Wide Web Day Aug 1st Computer
American Family Day (1st Sun Aug) Aug 2nd Home & Family
International Forgiveness Day (1st Sun Aug) Aug 2nd  
Internationl Friendship Day (1st Sun Aug) Aug 2nd  
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day (always Aug 2nd) Aug 2nd Food & Beverage
National Kids Day (1st Sun Aug) Aug 2nd  
Operation Desert Shield (began Aug 2, 1990) Aug 2nd Military/Historical
Psychic Sunday (1st Sun Aug) Aug 2nd  
Sister's Day (1st Sun Aug) Aug 2nd Home & Family
National Watermelon Day Aug 3rd Food & Beverage
Champagne Day Aug 4th Food & Beverage
National Chocolate Chip Day (always Aug 4th) Aug 4th Food & Beverage
National Night Out: America's Night Out Against Crime (1st Tuesday) Aug 4th Law Enforcement
United States Coast Guard Birthday (Aug 4, 1790) Aug 4th Military/Historical
Hiroshima Day Aug 6th Military Historical
National Fresh Breath (Halitosis) Day Aug 6th Healthcare
Peace Day (always 6th) Aug 6th  
National Root Beer Float Day Aug 6th Food & Beverage
Professional Speakers Day Aug 7th Human Resources/Self-help
National Lighthouse Day Aug 7th  
Dollar Day (U.S. Dollar Created Aug 8, 1786) Aug 8th Financial
The Date to Create Aug 8th Inventions/Technology
Happiness Happens Day Aug 8th Fun & Silly
Kool-Aid Day (Fri thru Sun) Aug 8th-10th Food & Beverage
National Veep Day Aug 9th Human Resources
Smithsonian Day Aug 10th Educational
National S'mores Day (always Aug 10th) Aug 10th Food & Beverage
Sons and Daughters Day Aug 11th Home & Family
Herbert Hoover Day (Sun on or nearest Aug 10th) (Aug 10, 1874) Aug 13th Historical
National Assistance Dog Day (2nd Thurs Aug) Aug 13th  
National Navajo Code Talkers Day Aug 14th Cultural
National Creamsicle Day Aug 14th Food & Beverage
National Marshmallow Day Aug 14th Food & Beverage
V-J Day (Aug 14, 1945 Japanese surrendered) Aug 14th Military/Historical
Assumption of Mary (Catholic Holy Day of Obligation) Aug 15th Religious
Best Friends Day Aug 15th Self-help/Fun
National Men's Grooming Day (3rd Fri Aug) Aug 15th Personal Services
National Relaxation Day Aug 15th  
Elvis Presley Remembrance Day (died Aug 16, 1977) Aug 16th Entertainment Legends
National Homeless Animals Day Aug 16th Animals/Pets Medicine
Roller Coaster Day Aug 16th Amusement
Marcus Mosiah Garvey Birthday (African-American Aug 17, 1887) Aug 17th Cultural
Pencil Day Aug 17th Inventions/Technology
National Personal Chef's Days Aug 18th-20th Food & Beverage/Restaurants
"Black Cow" Root Beer Float Day Aug 19th Food & Beverage
National Soft Ice Cream Day Aug 19th Food & Beverage
Potato Day Aug 19th Food & Beverage
Sandcastle & Sculpture Day Aug 19th  
National Aviation Day Aug 19th Aeronautical
National Radio Day Aug 20th Media
Poet's Day Aug 21st Publishing
Be An Angel Day Aug 22nd  
Ramadan  Aug ? Religious
Health Unit Coordinator Day Aug 23rd Healthcare
Valentino Day Aug 23rd  
Pony Express Day Aug 24th Postal
National Waffle Day Aug 24th Food & Beverage
National Banana Split Day Aug 25th Food & Beverage
Kiss and Make Up Day Aug 25th Personal
National Second-hand Wardrobe Day Aug 25th Fashion & Apparel
National Dog Day Aug 26th Food & Beverage
Women's Equality Day Aug 26th  
Dream Day Quest Aug 28th  
More Herbs, Less Salt Day Aug 29th Food & Beverage
National Toasted Marshmallow Day (always Aug 30th) Aug 30th Food & Beverage
SEPTEMBER 2008 MONTHLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month Sept Healthcare
Baby Safety Month  Sept Safety
Backpack Safety America Month Sept Safety
Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month Sept Publishing
Better Breakfast Month Sept Food & Beverage
Biscuit Month Sept Food & Beverage
Campus Fire Safety Month Sept Safety
Childrenís Eye Health & Safety Month Sept Healthcare/Safety
College Savings Month Sept Financial/Accounting
Craniofacial Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
Fruit & Veggies-More Matters Sept Food & Beverage
Gynecology Cancer Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
Healthy Aging Month Sept Healthcare/Senior Citizen Living
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15) Sept Cultural
Home & Sports Eye Safety Month Sept Healthcare/Optometry/Safety
Library Card Sign-up Month Sept Educational/Publishing
Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
Metaphysical Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
Mold Awareness Month Sept Safety
National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month Sept Healthcare
National Apple Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Chicken Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Childhood Injury Prevention Month Sept Safety
National Cholesterol Education Month Sept Healthcare
National Coupon Month Sept Retail Sales
National 5 A Day Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Food Safety Education Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15) Sept Cultural
National Honey Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
National Little League Month Sept Sports
National Menopause Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
National Mushroom Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Organic Harvest Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Osteopathic Medicine Month Sept Healthcare
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (Gov't) Sept Healthcare
National Pain Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
National Sickle Cell Month Sept Healthcare
National Pediculosis Prevention Month  Sept Healthcare
National Piano Month Sept Aniques/Arts/Music
National Potato Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Preparedness Month Sept Fire & Rescue
National Prostrate Cancer Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
National Reye's Syndrome Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
National Rice Month Sept Food & Beverage
National Sickle Cell Month Sept Healthcare
National Skin Care Awareness Month Sept Retail Sales/Healthcare/Personal
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month  Sept Healthcare
Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month Sept Healthcare
Ramadan (Islamic Holy Month of Fasting begins Sept. 02) Sept Religious
Self Improvement Month  Sept Self-help
September Is Healthy Aging Month Sept Healthcare/Senior Citizen Living
Sports and Home Eye Health & Safety Month Sept Healthcare/Sports/Safety
Subliminal Communications Month Sept  
Update Your Resume Month Sept Human Resources
Whole Grains Month Sept Food & Beverage
SEPTEMBER 2008 WEEKLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Miniority Enterprise Development (MED) Week 1st wk  
National Waffle Week 1st wk  
National Payroll Week Sept 1st-5th Accounting
National Waffle Week Sept 1st-5th Food & Beverage
National Childhood Injury Prevention Week Sept 1st-7th Healthcare/Safety
Self-University Week Sept 1st-7th Self-help
National Assisted Living Week Sept 7th-13th Senior Citizen Living
National Historically Black Colleges & Universities Week Sept 7th-13th Educational
National Suicide Prevention Week Sept 7th-13th Healthcare
Line Dance Week Sept 8th-13th Fun/Country
National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Sept 8th-14th Healthcare
Five A Day Week Sept 9th-16th  
National Constitution Center Constitution Week Sept 11th-18th Government
Balance Awareness Week Sept 14th-20th  
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week Sept 14th-20th Educational
Flower Week Sept 16th-22nd Floral
Constitution Week Sept 17th-25th Government
Build A Better Image Week Sept 21st-27th Self-help
Christian Leadership Week Sept 21st-27th Religious
Deaf Awareness Week Sept 21st-27th Healthcare
National Adult Immunization Awareness Week Sept 21st-27th Healthcare
National Clean Hands Week Sept 21st-27th  
National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week Sept 21st-27th Farm & Ranch
National Keep Kids Creative Week Sept 21st-27th  
National Reyeís Syndrome Awareness Week Sept 21st-27th Healthcare
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week Sept 21st-27th Healthcare
National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration Sept 21st-27th  
National Singles Week Sept 21st-27th Personal
National Adult Immunization Week (wk. of the 4th Sun.) Sept 28th-Oct 4th Healthcare
National Chimney Safety Week Sept 28th-Oct 4th Safety
Remember to Register to Vote Week Sept 28th-Oct 4th Government/Political Campaigns
SEPTEMBER 2008 DAILY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day Sept 1st Construction/Eng/Human Resourses
Cherry Popover Day Sept 1st Food & Beverage
Chicken Boy's Day Sept 1st  
Labor Day Sept 1st Historical
Republican Convention Sept 1st-4th Political Campaigns/Government
Ramadan Sept 2nd-30th Religious
Working Motherís Day Sept 2nd  
Ramadan Begins (Islamic Holy Month of Fasting) Sept 2nd Religious
Bright Idea Day Sept 4th  
Newspaper Carrier Day Sept 4th Publishing/Media
Be Late For Something Day Sept 5th Fun & Silly
Read A Book Day Sept 6th Publishing/Media
Grandma Moses Day Sept 7th  
National Grandparent's Day Sept 7th Home & Family
"Neither Snow nor Rain" Day/Postal Workerís Day Sept 7th Postal
Salami Day Sept 7th Food & Beverage
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day Sept 8th Human Resources
Hot Dog Day Sept 9th Food & Beverage
Teddy Bear Day Sept 9th Amusement
Wonderful Weirdoes Day Sept 9th Fun & Silly
National Sobriety Day Sept 10th  
Swap Ideas Day Sept 10th  
Libraries Remember Day Sept 11th Educational
Patriot Day Sept 11th  
Remembrance Day Sept 11th  
Remember Freedom Day Sept 11th  
STOP A Suicide Today Day (Thurs. of the week containing the 10th) Sept 12th Healthcare
Video Games Day Sept 12th Amusement
International Chocolate Chip Day (always Sep 13th) Sept 13th Food & Beverage
Bald is Beautiful Day Sept 13th Personal
Peanut Day Sept 13th Food & Beverage
Positive Thinking Day Sept 13th Self-help
National Women Road Warrior Day Sept 15th  
Hurricane Katrina National Day of Prayer and Remembrance Sept 15th Historical
Take A Loved One to the Doctor Day Sept 16th Healthcare
Trail of Tears Commemoration Day Sept 16th Cultural ??????
Working Parentís Day Sept 16th Business
Constitution & Citizenship Day Sept 17th Government
Pledge Across America Day Sept 17th  
VFW Ladies Auxilliary Day Sept 17th Military
United State Air Force Birthday Sept 18th Military
National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept 19th Military
Talk Like A Pirate Day Sept 19th Fun & Silly
Big Whopper Liar Day Sept 20th Fun & Silly
America's Day for Kids Sept 20th  
Wife Appreciation Day Sept 20th Home & Family
Women's Friendship Day Sept 21st Personal
American Business Women's Day Sept 22nd Human Resources
Family Day or Family Table Day Sept 22nd Home & Family
Ice Cream Cone Day Sept 22nd Food & Beverage
National White Chocolate Day (always Sep 22nd) Sept 22nd Food & Beverage
Chocolate Day Sept 23rd Food & Beverage
National Women's Health & Fitness Day Sept 24th Health & Fitness
Pancake Day Sept 26th Food & Beverage
R.E.A.D. in America Day Sept 27th Educational
Ancestor Appreciation Day Sept 27th  
Family Health and Fitness Day USA Sept 27th Health & Fitness
Kiwanis Kids' Day Sept 27th Religious
National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept 27th Sports & Recreation
Gold Star Mother's Day Sept 28th  
National Good Neighbor Day Sept 28th  
Pumpkin Day Sept 29th Food & Beverage
Rosh Hashanah Sept 29th Religious
VFW Day Sept 29th Military
Rosh HaShana (Jewish New Year) Sept 30th-Oct 1st Religious
OCTOBER 2008 MONTHLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Adopt A Shelter Dog Month Oct Animals/Pet Medicine
AIDS Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Auto Battery Safety Month Oct Automotive/Safety
Brain Injury Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month Oct Food & Beverage
Celebrate The Bilingual Child Month Oct Educational
Childrenís Health Month Oct Healthcare
Children's Magazine Month Oct Publishing
Christmas Seal Campaign (10/1-12/31) Oct thru Dec Philanthropoic/Nonprofit
Church Library Month Oct Religious/Educational
Church Safety and Security Month Oct Religious/Safety
Class Reunion Month Oct Personal
Cold & Flu Campaign Oct Healthcare
Communicate With Your Kid Month Oct Home & Family
Cookie Month Oct Food & Beverage
Computer Learning Month Oct Computer
Co-op Awareness Month Oct  
Crime Prevention Month Oct Law Enforcement
Dessert Month Oct Food & Beverage
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct Law Enforcement
Dyslexia Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Eat Better, Eat Together Month Oct Food & Beverage
eCard Month Oct Computer/Internet Service
Emotional Intelligence Month Oct Healthcare
Emotional Wellness Month Oct Healthcare
Energy Management is a Family Affair-Improve Your Home Month (10/1-3/31/08) Oct thru Mar Financial ??????
Eye Injury Prevention Month Oct Healthcare
Family History Month Oct Home & Family
German-American Heritage Month Oct Cultural
Go Hog Wild - Eat Country Ham Oct Food & Beverage
Halloween Safety Month Oct Safety
Head Start Awareness Month Oct Educational
Health Literacy Month Oct Educational
Healthy Lung Month Oct Healthcare
Letís Talk Month Oct  
Long Term Care Planning Month Oct Senior Citizen Living
Lupus Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Month to Remember the Loss of a Child Oct Home & Family
National Animal Safety and Protection Month Oct Animals/Pet Medicine
National Bake and Decorate Month Oct Food & Beverage
National Beauty Salon Month Oct Personal Services
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Campaign for Healthier Babies Month Oct Healthcare
National Caramel Month Oct Food & Beverage
National Celiac Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Chili Month Oct Food & Beverage
National Chiropractic Month Oct Healthcare
National Cosmetology Month Oct Personal Services
National Crime Prevention Month Oct Law Enforcement
National Dental Hygiene Month Oct Healthcare
National Depression Education & Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct Human Resources
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct Law Enforcement
National Down Syndrome Month Oct Healthcare
National Ergonomics Month Oct  
National Family Health Month Oct Healthcare
National Fire Prevention Month Oct Fire & Rescue
National Go On A Field Trip Month Oct  
National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15 to Oct 15) Oct Cultural
National Kitchen & Bath Month Oct Retail Sales
National Liver Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Lupus Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Medical Librarian Month Oct Healthcare/Educational
National Orthodontic Health Month Oct Healthcare
National Physical Therapy Month Oct Healthcare
National Pizza Month Oct Food & Beverage
National Popcorn Poppin' Month Oct Food & Beverage
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Reading Group Month Oct Educational/Publishing
National Roller Skating Month Oct Sports & Recreation
National RSV Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Sarcastic Awareness Month Oct Personal
National Seafood Month Oct Food & Beverage
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
National Spinal Health Month Oct Healthcare
National Window Covering Safety Month  Oct Retail Sales
National Work and Family Month Oct Home & Family
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Organize Your Medical Information Month Oct Healthcare
Pasta Month Oct Food & Beverage
Pastor (Clergy) Appreciation Month Oct Religious
Photographer Appreciation Month Oct Photography
Polish American Heritage Month Oct Cultural
Pork Month Oct Food & Beverage
Positive Attitude Month Oct Personal
Pretzel Month Oct Food & Beverage
Raptor Month Oct  
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Right Brainers Rule! Month Oct Fun & Silly
Self-Promotion Month Oct Self-help
Spinach Lovers Month Oct Food & Beverage
Squirrel Awareness Month Oct Animals/Pet Medicine
Stamp Collecting Month Oct Hobbies
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month Oct Healthcare
Talk About Prescriptions Month Oct Healthcare
Vegetarian Month Oct Food & Beverage
Women's Small Business Month Oct Human Resources
Workplace Politics Month Oct Political Campaigns
OCTOBER 2008 WEEKLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Customer Service Week Oct 1st-5th All Sales & Service Industries
No Salt Week Oct 2nd-9th Food & Beverage
National Work from Home Week Oct 5th-11th  
Emergency Nurses Week Oct 5th-11th Healthcare
Fire Prevention Week Oct 5th-11th Fire & Rescue
Health Care Food Service Week Oct 5th-11th Food & Beverage
Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct 5th-11th Healthcare
Minority Enterprise Week Oct 5th-11th  
Mystery Series Week Oct 5th-11th Fun & Silly
National Carry A Tune Week Oct 5th-11th Fun & Silly
National Metric Week Oct 5th-11th  
Newspaper Week Oct 5th-11th Publishing
Nuclear Medicine Week Oct 5th-11th Healthcare
Nurse-Midwifery Week Oct 5th-11th Healthcare
Drive Safely Work Week (1st 5 day work week) Oct 6th-10th Automotive
Improve Your Home Office Week Oct 6th-10th  
Kids' Goal Setting Week Oct 6th-10th Home & Family
Outplacement Week Oct 6th-10th Human Resources
Customer Service Week Oct 6th-12th All Sales & Service Industries
Financial Planning Week Oct 6th-12th Accounting
Spinning & Weaving Week Oct 6th-12th  
Physicians Assistant Week Oct 6th-12th Healthcare
Get Organized Week Oct 7th-13th Personal
Build Your Business with Business Cards Week Oct 12th-18th All Sales & Service Industries
Infection Prevention Week Oct 12th-18th Healthcare
National Chestnut Week Oct 12th-18th Food & Beverage
National Cystic Fibrosis Week Oct 12th-18th Healthcare
National Food Bank Week Oct 12th-18th Food & Beverage
National Healthcare Quality Week Oct 12th-18th Healthcare
National School Lunch Week Oct 12th-18th Educational/Food & Beverage
Teller Appreciation Week Oct 12th-18th Financial Services
National Bone & Joint Decade Awareness Week (same dates every yr.) Oct 12th-20th Healthcare
National School Lunch Week Oct 13th-17th Educational/Food & Beverage
Freedom of Speech Week Oct 13th-19th  
American Association of Medical Assistants  Oct 13th-19th Healthcare
National Veterinary Technician Week Oct 13th-19th Animals/Pet Medicine
Reading Week Oct 13th-19th Educational/Publishing
Getting The World To Beat A Path To Your Door Week Oct 14th-20th Personal
Pet Peeve Week Oct 14th-20th Fun & Silly
Celebrate Micro Small and Home Business Week Oct 16th-22nd  
Food and Drug Interaction Education and Awareness Week Oct 17th-24th Healthcare
National Chemistry Week Oct 19th-25th  
YWCA Week without Violence Oct 19th-25th Law Enforcement
Teen Read Week Oct 19th-25th Educational/Publishing
National Infection Prevention Week Oct 19th-25th Healthcare
Kids Care Week Oct 19th-25th  
National Character Counts Week Oct 19th-25th Personal
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (3rd week) Oct 19th-25th Healthcare
National Food Bank Week Oct 19th-25th Food & Beverage
National Forest Products Week Oct 19th-25th Farm & Ranch Industry
National Massage Therapy Week Oct 19th-25th Personal Services
National Pharmacy Week Oct 19th-25th Healthcare
National Primary Care Week Oct 19th-25th Healthcare
National Radon Action Week Oct 19th-25th  
National Respiratory Care Week Oct 19th-25th Healthcare
National School Bus Safety Week Oct 19th-25th Educational/Safety
Synergy Week International Oct 19th-25th  
Infection Control Week Oct 20th-24th Healthcare
National Businesswomen's Week Oct 20th-24th  
Medical Assistants' Week (3rd work week) Oct 20th-24th Healthcare
National Health Education Week Oct 20th-24th Healthcare
Pastoral Care Week Oct 20th-26th Religious
Pastoral Care Week Oct 21st-27th  
National Red Ribbon Week (Drug Prevention for Young People) Oct 23rd-31st Law Enforcement
Disarmament Week Oct 24th-30th Military
Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week Oct 24th-31st Healthcare
Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week Oct 25th-31st  
Hearing Aid Awareness Week Oct 26th-Nov 1st Healthcare
Give Wildlife a Break Week Oct 27th-Nov 2nd Animals
National Adult Immunization Week Oct 28th-Nov 3rd Healthcare
OCTOBER 2008 DAILY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
Balloons Around The World Oct 1st Fun & Silly
Fire Pup Day Oct 1st Fire & Rescue
Homemade Cookies Day Oct 1st Food & Beverage
National Child Health Day Oct 1st Healthcare
Eid ul-Fitr (Islamic Holiday marks the end of Ramadan) Oct 2nd Religious
Guardian Angels Day Oct 2nd  
National Custodial Workers Day Oct 2nd  
National Depression Screening Day (1st Thursday) Oct 2nd Healthcare
Techies Day Oct 2nd Computer
Lee National Denim Day Oct 3rd Fashion & Apparel
Music Loverís Day Oct 3rd  
National Diversity Day Oct 3rd  
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend  Oct 3rd-5th Fire & Rescue
Golf Loverís Day Oct 4th Sports
Taco Day Oct 4th Food & Beverage
Ten-Four Day Oct 4th  
Vodka Day Oct 4th Food & Beverage
Be Nice to Lawyerís Day Oct 5th Legal
Country Inn & Bed and Breakfast Day Oct 5th Hospitality
Intergeneration Day Oct 5th  
Mad Hatter Day Oct 6th  
National Child Health Day (National Child [Youth] Health Awareness Day)  Oct 6th Healthcare
National German-American Day Oct 6th Cultural
Physician Assistant (PA) Day Oct 6th Healthcare
Cosmopolite's Day Oct 8th  
National Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day Oct 8th Fun & Silly
Native Americans' Day Oct 8th Cultural
SAVE (Stop America's Violence Everywhere) Today (2nd Wednesday) Oct 8th Law Enforcement
Yom Kipper Oct 8th Religious
Leif Erickson Day Oct 9th Historical
National Depression Screening Day Oct 9th Healthcare
Yom Kippur (Jewish Holiday-Day of Atonement) Oct 9th Religious
Emergency Nurses Day Oct 10th Healthcare
National Cake Decorating Day Oct 10th Food & Beverage
Naval Academy Day Oct 10th Military
Clergy (Pastor) Appreciation Day (Always 2nd Sunday) Oct 12th Religious
Indigenous People Day  Oct 12th  
Columbus Day Oct 13th Historical
National Kick Butt Day Oct 13th Fun & Silly
United States Navy Birthday Oct 13th Military
Train Your Brain Day Oct 13th Educational
Be Bald and Be Free Day Oct 14th Personal Services
Clergy Appreciation Day Oct 14th Religious
Childrenís Day Oct 14th Home & Family
Honey Bee Day Oct 14th  
Sukkot (Jewish Feast of Tabernacles) Oct 14th-20th Religious
Love Your Body Day Oct 15th Health & Fitness
National Grouch Day Oct 15th Fun & Silly
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day Oct 15th Healthcare
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Oct 15th  
White Cane Safety Day Oct 15th Healthcare
Boss's Day (or National Boss's Day Oct 16th  
Department Store Day Oct 16th Retail Sales
Dictionary Day Oct 16th Educational
Get to Know Your Customers Day (also Jan 17, Apr17, July 17) Oct 16th All Sales & Services Industries
Get Smart About Credit Day Oct 16th Accounting/Financial
Oatmeal Day Oct 16th Food & Beverage
National Mammography Day Oct 17th Healthcare
Pasta Day Oct 17th Food & Beverage
Boost Your Brain Day Oct 18th  
Chocolate Cupcake Day Oct 18th Food & Beverage
Sweetest Day  (always 3rd Sat Oct) Oct 18th  
Electricity Day Oct 19th Utilities
Evaluate Your Life Day (or Change Your Life Day) Oct 19th Personal/Self-help
Shampoo Day Oct 20th Retail Sales
Pumpkin Day Oct 20th Food & Beverage
Electric Light Day Oct 21st Utilities
Shemini Atzeret (Jewish Holiday) Oct 21st Religious
Day of International Concern About Young People and Gun Violence Oct 22nd Law Enforcement
Eat A Pretzel Day (always Oct 22nd) Oct 22nd Food & Beverage
Lung Health Day Oct 22nd Healthcare
Simchat Torah (Jewish Holiday) Oct 22nd Religious
Do-It -Yourself Day Oct 23rd  
Legal Assistantís Day Oct 23rd Legal
National Mole Day Oct 23rd  
Lung Health Day Oct 24th Healthcare
National Take Back Your Time Day Oct 24th  
United Nations Day Oct 24th  
Make A Difference Day Oct 25th  
National Young Women's Day of Action Oct 25th  
National Mother-in-Law Day Oct 26th Home & Family
Cranky Co-workers Day Oct 27th Human Resources
United States Navy Day Oct 27th Military
National Chocolate Day (always Oct 28th) Oct 28th Food & Beverage
St. Jude's Day Oct 28th  
Internet Day Oct 29th Computer/Internet
National Candy Corn Day (always Oct 30th) Oct 30th Food & Beverage
Create A Great Funeral Day Oct 30th Financial Planning
Haunted Refrigerator Night Oct 30th  
Books for Treats Day Oct 31st Educational/Publishing/Retail Sales
Frankenstein Friday Oct 31st Fun & Silly
National Caramel Apple Day (always Oct 31st) Oct 31st Food & Beverage
National Knock-Knock Jokes Day Oct 31st Fun & Silly
National Magic Day Oct 31st Fun & Silly
National UNICEF Day Oct 31st Philanthropic/Nonprofit
Halloween Oct 31st Holiday
NOVEMBER 2008 MONTHLY OBSERVANCES Date Observed Industry/Reference
American Diabetes Month Nov Healthcare
Aviation History Month Nov Aeronautical
Celebrate Empty Nester Month Nov Home & Family
Child Safety and Protection Month Nov Safety
Christmas Seals Month Nov Nonprofit Holiday Event
Chrysanthemum Month Nov Floral
Diabetic Eye Disease Month Nov Healthcare
Family Stories Month Nov Home & Family
Flu and Pneumonia Campaign Nov Healthcare
Great American Smokeout Nov Healthcare
I Am So Thankful Month Nov Personal
Jaw Joints - TMJ Awareness Month Nov Healthcare