Did you know that Presidents Day was originally celebrated as Washington's Birthday, and was the first federal holiday created to honor an American citizen? George Washington's birthday was originally implemented as a holiday for the District of Columbia by an act of congress in 1880 and was … [Read more...] about Happy Presidents Day!
Much of the origins of St. Valentine's Day are surrounding in speculation, rumor and legend, and with roots going as far back as 200 AD, it is difficult to separate fact from fiction. In fact, the Catholic Church recognizes not merely one, but at least three different men named Valentine, all of … [Read more...] about "All You Need Is Love" – The Origins of St. Valentine's Day
The holiday season is one of the most delightful times of year. Everyone seems a little more cheerful and everything seems a touch more bright. And right now is the time when most of us are enjoying decorating our homes with the beautiful lights, evergreen, mistletoe and other décor of the season. … [Read more...] about Keeping Safe During the Holiday Season
We wanted to take a moment to say a big THANK YOU to all those who are now serving or have previously served our country. We thank you for protecting our freedoms and ensuring peace in our land. We thank you for selflessly giving of your time, your needs, your wants and your luxuries to serve. And … [Read more...] about Thank You to the Veterans!