Events & Holidays

Taking a Proactive Approach to Being Earth-Friendly

Perhaps no issue has garnered more headlines in the 21st century than the environment. A cause celebre for years, the issues facing the environment were even documented by former Vice President Al Gore in the Academy Award winning film "An Inconvenient Truth."
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Register for Some R&R

A couple's wedding day is one of the most important days of their lives. Typically months, if not years, of hard work and build up are involved until the big day finally arrives.

Along with that anticipation comes plenty of planning. Couples must decide on everything from when and where to get married to whom to invite and where to register. Traditionally, wedding registries have allowed couples to guide guests toward the perfect wedding gift for their home. However as couples' needs have changed over the years, so have gift registries.
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Kentucky Derby Has a Long and Colorful History

Today, the Kentucky Derby is as famous for its spectators' large, colorful hats and raucous revelry as it is for being the nation's second oldest Thoroughbred horse race or the first leg of the U.S. Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. Since 1875, the race -- which is also referred to as the "Run for the Roses" or "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" -- has taken place at Louisville's Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May.
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2010 Marks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

While tens of millions of people from Poughkeepsie, New York to Papua New Guinea will take part in events to mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day this April 22nd, the story behind the first Earth Day begins with a single individual. In the early 1960s, when Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, a Senator from Wisconsin, first hatched the idea that began the modern environmental movement, there was little public awareness of the fragile state of the planet.
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