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February 10, 2022 - NATIONAL GIVING HEARTS DAY – NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY – NATIONAL CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE DAY – NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY DAY

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FEBRUARY 10, 2022 | NATIONAL GIVING HEARTS DAY | NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY | NATIONAL CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE DAY | NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY DAY

National Giving Hearts Day - Second Thursday in February

NATIONAL GIVING HEARTS DAY

Big hearts give big on National Giving Hearts Day! On the second Thursday in February each year, the celebration offers one of the best opportunities to donate to your favorite charity. Not only that, this is the longest-running giving day in the United States. So many hearts and so much to… Read more…

NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY – February 10

NATIONAL UMBRELLA DAY

National Umbrella Day casts a little shade on February 10th. The day honors one of the world’s most useful inventions, the umbrella! Not only does the umbrella help keep us dry from the rain, but it also… Read more…

NATIONAL CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE DAY – February 10

NATIONAL CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE DAY

On February 10, National Cream Cheese Brownie Day shines a spotlight on an irresistible dessert bar. Combining chocolate and cream cheese has long been a favorite in the bakery. When it’s added to a brownie recipe the results are spectacular. The brownie has been around since… Read more…

NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY DAY – February 10

NATIONAL HOME WARRANTY DAY

National Home Warranty Day on February 10th reminds us to protect the vital appliances and components of our homes. Our homes are filled with complex appliances, technology, and other components that… Read more…


On Deck for February 11, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Name: Grilled Cauliflower with Ranch Seasoning
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total Prep: 25 minutes
Servings: 4-6 

Ingredients:

1 head of cauliflower
1/2 cup olive oil
1 package of ranch seasoning mix
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

In a small bowl mix olive oil and ranch seasoning.

Remove the leaves from the cauliflower. With a sharp knife, cut florets into approximately 2-inch pieces.

Place florets in a foil-lined grill basket. Drizzle the oil mixture over the florets and toss to thoroughly coat.

Grill over medium heat for 20 minutes, flipping florets halfway through cooking time.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

February 10th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

1840

Queen Victoria if England marries her German cousin, Prince Albert.

1897

New York Times owner Adolph S. Ochs moves the phrase “All The News That’s Fit To Print” from the editorial page to the front page making it the paper’s slogan. The phrase first appeared in the paper on October 25, 1896.

1933

In an attempt to save its floundering business, the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company delivered what is considered the first singing telegram.

1942

President Franklin D. Roosevelt posthumously awarded the first Medal of Honor of World War II to Second Lt. Alexander Ramsey Nininger Jr. The medal was presented to his father, Alexander R. Nininger by Major General Walter H. Frank during a ceremony at Third Air Force Headquarters in Tampa, Florida.

1961

The Niagara Falls hydroelectric project opens.

1996

IBM’s Deep Blue computer defeats World Champion Garry Kasparov at chess in 34 moves in Philadelphia, PA. It is the first time a computer ever beat a human at a formal game of chess.

February 10th Celebrated (and Not So Celebrated) History

Joseph Charles Price – 1854

In 1888, Joseph C. Price founded Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, and served as the school’s first president.

Edith Clarke – 1883

As the world’s first woman to be employed professionally as an engineer, Clarke’s accomplishments added up. She developed a graph calculator using a mathematical technique to calculate the long distances of transmission lines. Clarke was the first woman to submit a paper to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE). While she spent much of her career with General Electric, Clarke would also become a champion of women’s education.

Jimmy Durante – 1893

The American comedian, singer, actor, and performer is probably best known for his performance in the comedy It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. His signature style left an indelible mark on cinema and comedy.

James West – 1931

The prolific American inventor is best known for his invention of the foil electret microphone.

Honorable Mention

Lon Chaney Jr. – 1906
Grace Townes – 1907
Mark Spitz – 1950
Roberta Flack – 1939

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