Guest Author - Vannie Ryanes
The month of January is Cervical Cancer Screening Month. Remember to take some time out now so you will have time later.
National Mentor Month. Jan. 1-31. Highlights mentoring and the positive impact it can have on young lives. For more information browse www.mentoring.org/mentoring_month
National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Jan.1-31.The Glaucoma Research Foundation works year-round to find a cure for glaucoma. Raising glaucoma awareness through our education and outreach programs takes on special significance during January. For more information browse, http://www.glaucoma.org/learn/glaucoma_awaren.html
Cervical Cancer Screening Month. Jan. 1–31. To inform women and their doctors about the causes of cervical cancer and the best ways to prevent or detect it. To encourage women to be screened. For more information, browse www.thegcf.org.
Financial Wellness Month. Jan. 1–31. For people to establish financial balance after credit card bills pour in from the holidays. This is a time to set new goals for financial freedom and moderation in spending. For more information, browse http://wordsofwellness.com/Financial_Wellness.htm
National Get Organized Month. Jan. 1–31. An opportunity to streamline your life, create more time, lower your stress and increase your profit. For more information, browse, http://www.napo.net/get_organized/go_month.html
New Year’s Resolution Week. Jan. 1-7. New Year's Resolution Week is observed during the first week of each New Year. The aim is to make a resolution and keep your resolution to completion of its goal.
National Creative Frugality Week. Jan. 22–28. To encourage participants to have fun while they experiment with frugality and resourcefulness. For more information, browse http://www.countingthecost.com/ncfw.htm.
New Year’s Day. Jan. 1. The first day of the first month of the Gregorian calendar year. See related New Year's Day links. Also, for more information browse http://www3.kumc.edu/diversity/national/newyear.html.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Jan. 15. To celebrate the birth of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. For more information browse http://www.thekingcenter.org/holiday/info.html
National Pie Day. Jan. 23. Created by the American Pie Council, National Pie Day is dedicated to the celebration of pie. As part of our American heritage, this day is a perfect opportunity to pass on the love and enjoyment of pie eating and pie making to future generations. For more information browse http://www.piecouncil.org/national.htm
Thank Your Mentor Day. Jan. 25. Many mentoring programs select January 25 as a day of volunteer recognition. (An outreach of the Harvard Mentoring Project). For more information, browse http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/chc/wmy2007/index.html