Monthly Archives: December 2008

Beginning Day of Hanukkah

  December 22nd is the first day* of:   HANUKKAH        The History of Hannukah          *  Jewish holidays technically begin at sunset the evening before; because a Jewish "day" begins and ends at sunset, … Continue reading

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First Day of Winter (Dec 21st)

  December 21st is (was?):   The First Day of WINTER       Of winter’s lifeless world each tree Now seems a perfect part; Yet each one holds summer’s secret Deep down within its heart. – Charles G. Stater … Continue reading

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Compassionate Friends’ Worldwide Candle Lighting

  Sunday – December 14, 2008, is:   Compassionate Friends’ Worldwide Candle Lighting (at 7:00 p.m. around the globe)             Light a candle, at that time (7 p.m. locally), for all those who have lost … Continue reading

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International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

  Sunday – December 14, 2008, is:       International Children’s Day of Broadcasting       ICDB is a day when broadcasters globally ‘Tune in to Kids’, & is a joint initiative of UNICEF and the International Academy … Continue reading

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Universal Human Rights Day

December 10th is…     Universal Human Rights Day This is also Universal Human Rights WEEK DECEMBER is Universal Human Rights MONTH 2008 marks the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Every Human … Continue reading

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Int’l Volunteer Day & Nat’l Communicate With Your Kids Day (Dec 5th)

  Friday, December 5th, 2008, is:   International Volunteer Day     International Volunteer Day recognizes the contribution of volunteerism to peace and development.     Visit the United Nations’ UN Volunteers website [click]   …& their newly-launched Online Volunteering … Continue reading

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Aplastic Anemia Awareness Week (Dec 1-7)

December 1st through the 7th  is     Aplastic Anemia Awareness Week           To learn more about Aplastic Anemia, visit http://www.aamds.org  &  www.josefwood.com.   To donate blood &/or marrow, visit http://www.givelife.org http://www.marrow.org.    

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