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You Can Help Fight CancerRead the rest of this entry »
About 1670 Americans die from cancer every day. This year, an estimated 1.9 million new cases of cancer, not including non-melanoma skin cancers, will be diagnosed; 609,000 will die.
These grim statistics are all the more sobering when you consider that 42% of the new cancers are avoidable. The American Cancer Society tells us that 19% of the cancers are caused by smoking and 18% are caused by a combination …
Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. With a ‘Day On’Read the rest of this entry »
Today we honor the memory of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Schools, financial markets, banks, government and many businesses will be closed. But, unlike in years past, because of COVID the nation will celebrate quietly. Parades and gatherings have been canceled with observances moved online.
What hasn’t changed is the spirit of the day. MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service. …
Save a Life During National Blood Donor MonthRead the rest of this entry »
It's National Blood Donor Month, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Across the country, hospitals and blood banks are low on supplies of blood and blood products, some critically. Between the pandemic and last month’s severe weather, donations, which always slow during the holidays, fell even further.
In the fall, the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks), America’s Blood Centers and the American Red Cross …
Happy Hanukkah!Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you spell Hanukkah or Chanukah or one of the many other ways, for Jewish families all across the world tonight begins a time of joy and celebrating with food, gifts and games. After this last year, who wouldn’t welcome a joyful celebration!
Hanukkah begins with the lighting of the first of the menorah candles. For each of the next seven nights, an additional candle is lit until all …
The Message of #GivingTuesday Is to Do GoodRead the rest of this entry »
Today is #GivingTuesday.
Created in 2012 to encourage people to “do good,” the day has spread worldwide, promoted by the Giving Tuesday organization. Its mission is to promote generosity and volunteerism. It encourages individuals to contribute to organizations of their choosing.
“GivingTuesday is about giving of all types,” explains the international organization. “Some may choose to give a financial contribution to their favorite cause or a fundraising drive, …
Happy Thanksgiving From Green Key ResourcesRead the rest of this entry »
From all of us at Green Key Resources, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!
Thank You for Your ServiceRead the rest of this entry »
Today we honor America’s living military veterans.
It’s a holiday first observed a century ago to mark the end of the First World War, which concluded at the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” in 1918.
First known as Armistice Day, in 1954 the name was changed to Veterans Day to recognize all military veterans, those who served in time of peace as well as war. …
In Honor of Home Care and Hospice WorkersRead the rest of this entry »
Every day, all across the country millions of home care aides, therapists, nurses and social workers make life better for people with chronic illnesses, the disabled and healthy, but frail elderly by assisting them with daily living activities.
Home health aides care for patients who are still living at home, helping to lift the burden from family caregivers. Nurses and therapists make regular visits to their housebound patients to check …
It’s Election Day!Read the rest of this entry »
At the risk of being Captain Obvious, it’s Election Day. Have you voted?
Unlike any other, this election has seen a record number of Americans casting their ballot days, even weeks before today's official voting day. COVID-19 made many of us wary of being exposed to the virus, so states took steps to make voting more convenient and to limit the need to visit a polling place.
That doesn’t mean …
It’s National Payroll Week!Read the rest of this entry »
You know that this is National Payroll Week, right?
No? But you knew that Monday was Labor Day, a paid company holiday, didn’t you?
What if the payroll professional who handles the time cards, tracks vacation days, sick days, paid holidays, makes sure your deductions are right and processes all the paychecks “forgot” Monday was a paid holiday?
Not that any payroll professional would, but you get the point.