Thanksgiving 2013 celebrated with Gratitude & Prayer!

Thanksgiving Day (Jour de l'Action de grâce in Canadian French) is a national holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Several other places around the world observe similar celebrations. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Thanksgiving has its historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, and has long … [Read more...]

Cystic Fibrosis Month celebrated May 2013 Worldwide

Cystic Fibrosis Month raises awareness about cystic fibrosis (CF). This month is sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF). Raising funds for future research is a priority; people are made aware of progress being made towards a cure. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic, life-threatening disease which affects the digestive and respiratory systems. CF occurs in about one in 3500 live births. In the US, approximately 30,000 people have CF, whilst over 10 million people carry the defective CF … [Read more...]

Hepatitis Testing Day (2nd Annual) celebrated on May 19

May 1 marked the start of the month-long observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month. The observance is an important element of government-wide efforts to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and decrease health disparities by educating communities about the benefits of viral hepatitis prevention, testing, care, and treatment. Throughout the month of May, HHS and our partners who support the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis will be engaged in a variety of … [Read more...]

“Women’s Voices” Project celebrated in South Sudan

UNESCO, in partnership with the South Sudan Women Empowerment Network (SSWEN) and a local radio station, carried out a capacity building training for women living in Guedele, a suburb located in South Sudan. The training was organized in the framework of the “Women’s Voices” project aimed at enabling women across the country’s ten states to talk about issues that are important for them, such as girls’ education and access to clean water. During the training, high illiteracy among women was … [Read more...]

LORRE WHITE celebrated in the esteemed Atelier!

Atelier - Super Luxury Magazine of Dubai and India features LORRE WHITE, The Luxury Guru   Lorre White is a prime authority on marketing consultancy catering to Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) individuals. Called ‘The Luxury Guru’ by mainstream media for her expansive expertise spanning over 25 years, White highlights, “The combined net worth of the UHNW could pay off the United States deficit (USD 16 trillion plus) and still have a net worth higher than the GDP of the US and China … [Read more...]

Woman of the Year & Man of Equality in Action celebrated in GAZA

UNRWA held its fourth annual awards ceremony to name the Woman of the Year and Man of Equality in Action 2013. Organized by the UNRWA Gaza Women’s Committee (UWGC), the event acknowledged colleagues for their commitment, dedication and important contribution to improve UNRWA’s work, strengthen services to Palestine refugees and promote gender equality in the Gaza Strip. “Equality" at UNRWA is crucial to the progressive development of our organization and will ensure the ongoing quality … [Read more...]

Tiffany Bond celebrated by Canadian Cancer Society!

Below is a truly gracious and well deserved email received by our very own Tiffany Bond, and we celebrate here today with her! Hi Tiffany, Attached are the final Tiffany Bond - daffodil month of the QMI and Postmedia articles that are going to print tomorrow in the following papers: Postmedia: Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star and Thunder Bay Chronicle QMI: Toronto Sun, 24 Hours Toronto, Barrie Examiner, Kingston Whig-Standard, London Free Press, Peterborough Examiner, St. Catharines … [Read more...]

International Anti-Street Harassment Week, April 7-13

For the second consecutive year, The Women Worldwide Initiative (TWWI) is a co-sponsoring organization of International Anti-Street Harassment Week with Meet Us On the Street. From April 7-13, 2013, thousands of women and men across the United States and throughout the world in cities such as Cairo, Delhi, Istanbul, Montreal, Oslo, and Sana’a will participate in International Anti-Street Harassment Week to collectively raise awareness about gender-based street harassment. By collectively … [Read more...]

The International Day of Cooperatives – celebrated on July 7th

The International Day of Cooperatives 2012  will be commemorated on 7 July under the theme  “Cooperative enterprises build a better world” This year’s theme links to the observance of the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives (IYC). It seeks to encourage the growth and establishment of cooperatives all over the world, and to recognize the actions of cooperatives in helping to achieve internationally agreed upon development goals, such as the Millennium Development … [Read more...]

Summer Solstice 2012 – celebrated June 20 th!

The summer solstice occurs exactly when the axial tilt of a planet's semi-axis in a given hemisphere is most inclined towards the star that it orbits. Earth's maximum axial tilt to our star, the Sun, during a solstice is 23° 26'. This happens twice each year, at which times the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky as seen from the North or South Pole respectively. The summer solstice is the solstice that occurs in a hemisphere's summer. In the Northern Hemisphere this is the … [Read more...]

Top Artists to be celebrated at the 2012 MARTY Awards!

  May 29, 2012 TOP ARTISTS TO BE CELEBRATED AT THE 2012 MARTY AWARDS! MISSISSAUGA, ON- The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is ready to roll out the red carpet for the city's top artists at the 2012 MARTY Awards. MAC is set to dazzle the arts community with an unforgettable evening of glamour at the popular event. The MARTYS will take place on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Living Arts Centre, located at 4141 Living Arts Drive in … [Read more...]

St. Nicholas Day celebrated this December

St. Nicholas Day December 6th   In many places St. Nicholas is the main gift giver. His feast day, St. Nicholas Day, is December 6, which falls early in the Advent season. Some places he arrives in the middle of November and moves about the countryside, visiting schools and homes to find out if children have been good. Other places he comes in the night and finds carrots and hay for his horse or donkey along with children's wish lists. Small treats are left in shoes or … [Read more...]

Royal Wedding Commemorative Coins celebrated and unveiled April 6, 2011

     A Celebration of Women is honored to celebrate this Special Occasion in Canada on April 6, 2011.        Royal Wedding Commemorative Coins Governor General to Attend the Unveiling of the Royal Wedding Coins at the Royal Canadian Mint     April 4, 2011   OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will attend the ceremony for the unveiling of the Royal Wedding coins on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at 10 a.m., at the Royal Canadian Mint, in Ottawa (320 … [Read more...]

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