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How to Celebrate National Administrative Professionals’ Day

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Today marks National Administrative Professionals’ Day, which is a day that's always observed on the Wednesday of Administrative Professionals Week (April 22-26). Today serves as a day to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists and other administrative support professionals.

National Kindergarten Day: How It Started & How It Has Impacted Our Youth

by Tim Brunicardi

National Kindergarten Day, which takes place today (April 21), is celebrated in honor of Friedrich Froebel who was born on this day in 1782. In 1837, he founded kindergarten in his native country, Germany.

Where To Volunteer For MLK Day of Service

by Tim Brunicardi

Each year, on the third Monday in January, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday to celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr.

How to Get Involved with Historical Reenactment

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Have you ever read a history book about the Battle of Gettysburg? While reading did you think about the weight of the musket in your hands? How about your brothers on each side, facing down an enemy a few miles away?

2018 Veterans Day Deals & Discounts

by Tim Brunicardi

Sunday, November 11 is Veterans Day, a day dedicated to pay tribute to all American veterans, living or dead. Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day back on November 11 in 1919 for being the first anniversary since the end of World War I. Congress later passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, which moved to have November 11 become a national holiday beginning in 1938.

9 Creepy Victorian Death Traditions

by Jason Szostek

At Robbins Crossing Historic Village, students get an in-depth look at mid-Victorian life, which includes an intimate look at funerary traditions in the month of October. Read on to discover some of the unusual and dangerous traditions that were popular in the time period our students learn about and interpret for visitors at Robbins Crossing.

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