May 2018
Featured Events

Women's Health Care Month 
Older Americans Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month

Food Safety Tip
When carrying food to another location, keep it cold to minimize bacterial growth. Use an insulated cooler with sufficient ice or ice packs to keep the food at 40 °F or below. Pack food right from the refrigerator into the cooler immediately before leaving home.
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Monthly Events

Women's Health Care Month 
Older Americans Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Heal the Children Month
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Mental Health Month
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage
Haitian Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Gifts from the Garden Month
National Asparagus Month

National Artisan Gelato Month 
National Barbecue Month
National Beef Month
National Egg Month
National Hamburger Month
International Mediterranean Diet Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
National Strawberry Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Vinegar Month
National Bike Month
National Meditation Month
National Photo Month
National Smile Month (May 16 - June 16)
Clean Air Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Family Month 
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Weekly Events

1-7 Goodwill Industries Week
1-7 National Raisin Week
1-7 Be Kind to Animals Week®
1-7  National Pet Week
1-7 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

1-7 National Herb Week
2-6 School Nutrition Employee Week
2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week
2-8 Turnoff Week

5-8 Festival of Nations

7-14 National Doughnut Week
8-14 National Women's Health Week
8-14 Food Allergy Awareness Week

8-14 National Nursing Home Week

16-20 National Bike to Work Week
16-22 National Vegetarian Week
20-30 International Pickle Week
21-27 National Safe Boating Week

23–30 National Backyard Games Week
22-28 National Hurricane Awareness Week

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday


Executive Coaching Day,  May Day; Lemonade Day 2 Natl Truffles Day; Melanoma Monday National Specially-Abled Pets Day, UN World Press Freedom Day; National Teacher Day 
4  National Orange Juice Day

 5  Cinco de Mayo;  National Hoagie Day, AMA founded (1847)
No Homework Day, International No Diet Day; Bike to School; School Lunch Hero Day; National Nurses Day
 7  National Roast Leg of Lamb Day; Join Hands Day Animal Disaster Preparedness;  World Red Cross Day; World Ovarian Cancer Day 9  Ntl Women's Check-up Day

10   National Shrimp Day
11 Eat What You Want Day, Minnesota, 32nd State;  School Nurse Day Donate a Day’s Wage to Charity 12    

13   National Fruit Cocktail Day; Natl Apple Pie DayLetter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive” , Mother's Day

14  Natl Buttermilk Biscuit Day; 15  International Day of Families

16  Natl Coquilles St. Jacques Day

17   UN World Telecommunications Day, World Hypertension Day 18   Intl Museum Day; National Cheese Soufflé Day 19  National Devil's Food Cake Day 20 Weights & Measures Day,  Pick Strawberries Day; Natl Bike to Work Day; Food Revolution Day 
 21  World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development; Natl Waitstaff Day 22 United Nations: International Day for Biological Diversity; Natl Maritime Day; National Vanilla Pudding Day 23  National Taffy Day
24 Brother’s Day;
Natl Escargot Day
25  National Senior Health & Fitness Day®;  National Missing Children's Day; Natl Brown-Bag-It Day 26  National Cherry Dessert Day; National Blueberry Cheesecake Day 27  Natl Grape Popsicle;  Heat Safety Awareness Day 
 28    National Brisket Day  29   Intl Day of United Nations Peacekeepers;  Wisconsin, 30th State; National Coq Au Vin Day; Memorial Day Observed  30 National Mint Julep Day   31 National Macaroon Day;  UN  World No Tobacco Day  

The holidays and events listed in the calendar come from numerous resources, such as:
United States Department of Agriculture; Food and Drug Administration; Presidential Declaration; Federal, State
 or City Governments; American Dietetic Association; Food Associations; American Medical Association; Medical Affiliations;
Private Organizations and Companies; Retail Promotions

The events have been verified. However, you should confirm the dates before making plans. Some events may vary from one
state to another. Visit our web sites for more ideas.
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with warm regards,
Jake and Sandra

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