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Martin Luther King Day

Dr. Martin Luther King Day (Third Monday in January) “We will not resort to violence.  We will not degrade ourselves with hatred.  Love will not be returned with hate.” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) It was December, 1955, and Martin Luther King, Jr. had just received his doctorate degree in theology. He had moved to […]

Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day (Washington’s Birthday) (Third Monday in February) In recent years Americans have continued the custom of commemorating Washington’s birthday – though another date change has occurred. Public Law 90-363, changing the federal observance of certain holidays to Mondays, was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1968 and became effective in 1971. According to its […]