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Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation

“The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation’s mission is dedicated to the prevention of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, through awareness, education and support of research to find a cure. Andy Caress lost his battle with melanoma in August, 2010 at the young age of 24. In his short life, Andy accomplished so much as a college tennis player…

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Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is a TV show that has taken over the nation! Game of Thrones is an HBO show created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and is an adaptation of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels written by George R.R. Martin. The show first premiered on April 17, 2011 and its 7th season premieres this Sunday, July 16th…

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July 4, 2017 – Independence Day

What is the 4th of July? The 4th of July aka Independence Day is a federal holiday (an authorized holiday that has been recognized by the United States government) marking the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress which announced that the thirteen colonies considered themselves as independent…

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Frame USA’s Picture Frame Shop

Frame USA has been in the art and framing business for 30 years and counting.  We’ve grown to work with a wide variety of companies including small businesses and individuals across the United States. We have customers who need thousands of frames and those who need 10. We have “the regulars” and the “first-timers”. Whether you’re looking for a thousand-piece…

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Father’s Day – Sunday, June 18

What is Father’s Day? Father’s Day is the 4th largest card sending holiday (behind Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day) and is a day where we celebrate fathers and fatherhood. Why do we celebrate Father’s Day? The celebration of Father’s Day dates back to the Middle Ages and originally took place on March 19th. It wasn’t until 1910 when the…

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Flag Day – Wednesday, June 14

What is Flag Day and why do we celebrate it? While not an official federal holiday, Flag Day is celebrated every year on June 14th. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. June 14th was officially established as Flag Day by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916. Similarly, the week of June…

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June Charity of the Month: The Vaseline Healing Project

“In partnership with Direct Relief, The Vaseline Healing Project is an aid effort to provide dermatological care, Vaseline products, medical supplies and skin health training needed to help heal the skin of people affected by poverty or emergencies around the world.  Direct Relief is an international humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 US states and over 70 countries, with…

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Memorial Day – Monday, May 29

What is Memorial Day? Memorial Day is an annual, authorized holiday that has been recognized by the US government as a day for remembering those who died while serving in the armed forces. On this day many people visit memorials and cemeteries and place flags on graves to show their respect. This holiday was originally known as Decoration Day as…

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May The Fourth Be With You

What is May the Fourth Be with You? May 4th is widely recognized as a day to celebrate all things Star Wars! While not an official holiday, this date was selected due to the play on the big Star Wars catchphrase “May the Force be with you.” In 2007 the city council of Los Angeles established May 25th as Star…

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May Charity of the Month: The Arthritis Foundation

“The Arthritis Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to addressing the needs of people living with arthritis in the United States. There are more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children living with arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. The Foundation works to provide information and resources, access to care, advancements in science and community connections. The…

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Baseball Is Back — Opening Day 2017

When is opening day of MLB? Opening Day, typically occurring the first week of April, marks the beginning of baseball season for The MLB (Major League Baseball). This day is especially important for us in the city of Cincinnati seeing how The Cincinnati Reds were the Major Leagues first professional baseball team. Originally the Cincinnati Base Ball Club, they were…

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