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May 2015
Featured Events
Women's Health Care Month 
Older Americans Month

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

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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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Wellness Calendar Index

January February March April May June July August September October November December

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
Prader-Willi Syndrome 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
Family Wellness Month
National Bike Month
National Meditation Month
National Photo Month
National Smile Month (May 18 - June 18)
Clean Air Month
National Military Appreciation Month
Creative Beginnings Month
National Family Month 

Weekly Events

4/30-5/3 Festival of Nations
1-7 Bread Pudding Recipe Exchange Week
1-7 Update Your References Week
3-9 National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week
3-9 Goodwill Industries Week
3-9 National Hug Holiday Week
3-9 National Raisin Week
3-9  National Pet Week
3-9 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week
4-8 School Nutrition Employee Week
4-8 Teacher Appreciation Week
4-10 National Herb Week
4-10 Turnoff Week
4-10 Be Kind to Animals Week®

9-16 National Doughnut Week
National Women's Health Week
10-16 Food Allergy Awareness Week

10-16 National Nursing Home Week
11-15 National Bike to Work Week
14-25 International Pickle Week
18-24 National Vegetarian Week
20-26 National Safe Boating Week
18–25 National Backyard Games Week
24-30 National Hurricane Awareness Week


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday


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

 5  Cinco de Mayo;  National Hoagie Day, AMA founded (1847); National Teacher Day
No Homework Day, International No Diet Day; Bike to School; School Nurse Day
 7  National Roast Leg of Lamb Day Animal Disaster Preparedness;  World Red Cross Day
9  Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive”  
10   National Shrimp Day;  Mother's Day
11 Eat What You Want Day, Minnesota, 32nd State; Ntl Women's Check-up Day 12    

13   National Fruit Cocktail Day; Natl Apple Pie Day Donate a Day’s Wage to Charity 
14  Natl Buttermilk Biscuit Day
15  Ntl Bike to Work Day; International Day of Families; Food Revolution Day

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 Ntl Employee Health and Fitness Day, Weights & Measures Day,  Pick Strawberries 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;  Heat Safety Awareness Day  23  National Taffy Day
24 Brother’s Day;
Natl Escargot Day
25  Memorial Day (Observed);  National Missing Children's Day; Natl Brown-Bag-It Day 26  National Cherry Dessert Day; National Blueberry Cheesecake Day 27  National Senior Health & Fitness Day®; Natl Grape Popsicle

 28    National Brisket Day

 29   Intl Day of United Nations Peacekeepers;  Wisconsin, 30th State; National Coq Au Vin Day  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

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