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June 18, 2022 - NATIONAL WANNA GET AWAY DAY – NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY – NATIONAL SPLURGE DAY

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JUNE 18, 2022 | NATIONAL WANNA GET AWAY DAY | NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY | NATIONAL SPLURGE DAY

National Wanna Get Away Day | June 18

NATIONAL WANNA GET AWAY DAY | JUNE 18

With the summer travel season upon us, National Wanna Get Away Day celebrates our freedom to get away on June 18th. Read more…

National Go Fishing Day | June 18

NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY | JUNE 18

National Go Fishing Day on June 18th each year encourages us to drop a line – in the nearest stream, pond, lake, or river. Taking a break from our daily routine to bait a hook and catch some fish can be a relaxing endeavor. Read more…

National Splurge Day | June 18

NATIONAL SPLURGE DAY | JUNE 18

National Splurge Day on June 18th encourages us to break out the rainy day funds and spend a little. Read more…


On Deck for June 19, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Name: Oven Roasted Asparagus
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total Prep: 25 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

1 pound asparagus spears
2 tablespoons garlic-infused olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste
2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese

Instructions:

Heat oven to 425°F.

Remove the woody base from the asparagus by snapping the end off.

Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Place spears in a single layer on the baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Bake for 15-20 minutes. Top with parmesan cheese.

June 18th Celebrated History

1812

The United States declared war against Great Britain.

1873

Judge Hunt orders a jury of twelve men to find Susan B. Anthony guilty. Anthony was charged with illegally voting in a New York election in April of that year. When Anthony’s counsel requested the jury polled, the request was denied. Anthony was fined $100 plus court costs. In a separate hearing, the poll workers who accepted her vote were fined $25 plus court fees.

1983

NASA launches the first American woman into space. Twenty-two years after Alan Shepard became the first American in space, Sally Ride took her turn aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

June 18th Celebrated Birthdays

George Mallory – 1886

The British mountaineer who led teams up Mount Everest, died in 1924 while ascending the mountain once again.

Robert Mondovi – 1913

Robert Mondavi dedicated his career to creating wines that competed with the best in the world. He built his business in the Northern California Napa Valley where vineyards flourish today.

Sylvia Porter – 1913

The American journalist is best known for her nationally syndicated finance column.

Paul McCartney – 1942

The British singer/songwriter and musician gained fame as one of the original Beatles. He developed an award-winning solo career.

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