National 2013 March Holidays
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Employee Appreciation Day
Employee Appreciation Day is always the first friday of March. On Employee Appreciation Day, it is expected that companies and organizations take a time out from the every day grind to show all employees that they are appreciated. This day tends to be a gift giving day, where CEOs and Managers bestow gifts of recognition to their staff and employees. Employee gifts can be a challenge. What is an appropriate employee gift? Affordability is another factors. Our employee gifts, with their motivational quotes and inspiring messages, are always appropriate and fit into almost every budget. With hundreds of gift products to choose from, you are sure to find perfect employee gifts. Shop Employee gifts.
National Dentist's Day is always March 6th. On this day it is appropriate to give a big toothy grin and show off your pearly whites. Although many dread going to the dentist, today is the day to show your appreciation for keeping your teeth intact. Give a thank you to your local dentist with a small token of appreciation such as a greeting card.
Fall back... Spring ahead. It is Daylight Savings Time, so move your clock ahead 1 hour on March 10, 2012 at 2:00am.
March 14th of every year is Pi Day. Why? Because 3/14 or 3.14 are the first 3 digits of Pi or Π , the given name to the ratio of circumference of a circle to the diameter. Pi is a constant ratio that never changes no matter the size of the circle. Π is an irrational number meaning that the digits never end or repeat in any known way. The first 100 digits of Pi are 3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679
Pi Day is often celebrated by eating a round dessert called pie... pronounced "pi".
"Et tu, Brute?" - Julius Caesar (William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar)
The Ides of March marks the first day of Spring and is the first day of the Roman New Year.
Historically, Julius Caesar was warned by oracles to "Beware of the Ides of March". Indeed he needed to since on the Ides of March in 44 BC, Julius Caesar was assassinated by Marcus Brutus and 60 conspiring Roman senators.
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day is always March 29th. This day is meant to celebrate small business owners and the individuals who spend countless hours growing their small business into a successful enterprise. Small business owners often have to do all the heavy lifting themselves and work overtime without pay. This sometimes comes at the cost of personal and family events. In retail, Mom and Pop shops bring different and unique products to the marketplace while providing a personal service that can't be supported by a large national chain. In manufacturing, they create many new concepts and ideas, making them creators and patent holders of new innovative products.
How to celebrate? Shop locally.