Guest Author - Vannie Ryanes
Father's Day 6-20-04. In celebration of father's everywhere.
Daily Events in June
National Spelling Bee Finals. June 2–3. The finals in Washington, D.C. For more information: www.spellingbee.com.
Children’s Miracle Network Celebration. June 4–6. To benefit 170 nonprofit hospitals for children in North America. For more information: www.cmn.org.
National Hunger Awareness Day. June 5. To increase awareness of hunger in the United States. One-in-five children in this country live in poverty and are at risk. For more information: www.secondharvestmadison .org.
United Nations: World Environment Day. June 5. To reaffirm concern for the preservation and enhancement of the environment. For more information: www.un.org.
Abused Women and Children’s Day. June 13. For reflection on how we can help stop the violence in America that is destroying the lives and well-being of women and children. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juneteenth. June 19. A day of commemoration for the freeing of the slaves in the United States.
Father’s Day. June 20. To reflect on the important roles of the father in the American family.
Let It Go Day. June 23. Whatever it is that’s bugging you, drop it! For more information:www.wellcat.com
Please Take My Children To Work Day. June 29. To recognize and celebrate the tough job that stay-at-home mothers do every day. For more information: www.MommaSaid.net.
Weekly Events in June
International Volunteers Week. June 1–7. To honor men and women throughout the world who serve as vounteers, rendering valuable service without compensation to the communities in which they live and to honor nonprofit organizations dedicated to making the world a better place in which to live. For more information: call 770.565.2322 or e-mail Dr. Stanley Drake at ISFGW@bellsouth.net.
National Flag Week. June 13–19. By presidential proclamation for the week including June 14, Flag Day.
Effective Communications Month. To acknowledge that the most important cog in the wheel of relationships is communication. Active listening, verbal language, body language and written communication skills are the essence of how humans relate to each other. For more information: www.springboardtraining.com.
International People Skills Month. To focus on getting better jobs, improving the office atmosphere and increasing rapport with your family by refining your people skills and learning how to “de-puzzle” human behavior. For more information: www.4peopleskills.com.
Perennial Gardening Month. To celebrate the versatility and beauty of perennial garden plants. For tips on how to keep your perennial garden beautiful all season long browse www.perennialplant.org.
National Safety Month. To emphasize safety in all aspects of life. For more information, www.nsc.org.
Professional Wellness Month. To help people increase their worth in the marketplace. To add value to their companies and customers. To become more accessible, reliable and fair. Update your resume, increase your skills and learn your business completely. For more information: www.WordsofWellness.com.
Student Safety Month. To heighten awareness of safety and making sound decisions following graduations, parties, senior proms and other special events. For more information: www.TellCarole.com.
Hone your skills for work and family and you hone them for living life to the fullest