October 5, 2010

October Dates & Facts

JenniferBy Jennifer Kohel

Monthly Observances
Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Class Reunion Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Emotional Intelligence Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Halloween Safety Month
Long Term Care Planning Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Chiropractic Month
Positive Attitude Month
Women’s Small Business Month

Weekly Observances
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend October 1-3
No Salt Week October 2-9
National Newspaper Week October 3-9 
Mental Illness Awareness Week October 3-9
Customer Service Week October 4-10
YWCA Week without Violence October 17-23
Pastoral Care Week October 24-30     
Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week October 24-30  
Daily Observances
International Day of Older Persons October 1
Guardian Angels Day October 2
National Depression Screening Day October 8
World Mental Health Day October 10
Columbus Day(Observed) October 11
Columbus Day(Traditional) October 12
Be Bald and Be Free Day October 14
Boss’s Day October 15
Sweetest Day October 16
World Menopause Day October 18
Make a Difference Day October 23
Mother in Law Day October 24(always 4th Sunday)
Devil’s Night October 30
Halloween October 31