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October 16, 2015

World Food Day
Did you know?  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that there are 805 million hungry people in the world.
The right to food is a basic human right
World Food Day: 10 myths about hunger
12 paths to strengthening food security and nutrition in an unstable world
Take this day to donate to an organization that supports World Hunger Relief; Action Against HungerWorld Food ProgrammeWorld Hunger Relief, Stop Hunger Now, Feed My Starving Children, Feed the Children

Boss' Day
I have come to appreciate this day and I make sure I celebrate it, or rather I acknowledge my Boss.
I've had some really bad bosses so I make sure I let the good ones know how much I appreciate them.
Do you have a good boss? Do something today to let them know how much you appreciate them.
Having a good boss makes going to work so much easier, right? Then make sure your boss knows!
HINT: If you are getting your boss a gift try to give them something that they can use when they aren't in the office. Or something that makes their work day easier.

Department Store Day
The History of the Department Store
From Retail Palace to Zombie Mall: How Efficiency Killed the Department Store
Do you shop at Department Stores?  Do you have a favorite one?  I confess, I love Kohl's. :)

Steve Jobs Day
The Life of Steve Jobs
The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs: From Garage to World’s Most Valuable Company
Steve Jobs: How Apple's CEO Helped Transform Popular Culture

Dictionary Day
Call me a geek but back in the day when we had dictionary drills at school I LOVED them.
The Dictionary

Increase your vocabulary with the word of the day and with the daily buzz word

Feral Cat Day
Are feral cats the same as stray cats?


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