Celebration of Life Week

By Manahil | January 5, 2023

Celebration of Life Week, which is observed every January for the first week, has gratitude as its guiding principle. The purpose of this week is to let us unplug from our schedules and start the new year with hearts full …

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Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023

By Manahil | December 31, 2022

2023 is here, and this is the time to reflect on the past year we have all had in 2022, and take those lessons with us into the new year. This year has had trials and tribulations for us all. …

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Christmas As Season of Joy

By Manahil | December 25, 2022

Christmas, being a Christian festival, is celebrated each year in order to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. People from all over the world observe this religious and secular tradition on December 25. The popularity of Christmas surged a lot …

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Hanukkah Begins

By Manahil | December 18, 2022

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Rededication, commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem following its desecration by Syrian Greeks in 164 BCE. Despite being a late addition to the Jewish liturgical calendar, the eight-day Hanukkah festival has …

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Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

By Manahil | December 15, 2022

December is Worldwide Food Service Safety Month. Did you know more than 200 diseases are spread through food alone? One in ten people become sick every year from eating contaminated food, and 420,000 people are killed from these illnesses every …

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Handwashing Awareness Week

By Abdullah Isham | December 8, 2022

National Hand washing Awareness Week is observed on December 5th-11th every year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hand washing can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea-related illnesses and 1 in 5 infections, including the flu. Personal hygiene …

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World AIDS Day

By Abdullah Isham | December 1, 2022

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who …

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Epilepsy Awareness Month

By Abdullah Isham | November 25, 2022

November is recognized as Epilepsy Awareness Month.  It’s estimated that four in every 100 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy. Although 3.4 million people and their families are currently affected by epilepsy in the United States, there is still much …

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

By Abdullah Isham | November 10, 2022

For the month of November people around the country come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease. Did you know, there are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging and …

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By Abdullah Isham | November 3, 2022

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This month highlights the need for more research to be conducted while cultivating a better understanding of the disease.  Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and is also known as the leading …

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