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OCTOBER 3, 2019 | NATIONAL BOYFRIEND DAY | NATIONAL TECHIES DAY

National Boyfriend Day - October 3

NATIONAL BOYFRIEND DAY

National Boyfriend Day on October 3rd recognizes the sweetheart in your life. Like special days for family members, this day dedicates attention to the boyfriends in our lives.

Whether the relationship is new or seasoned, boyfriends bring unique meaning to our lives. From romantic evenings, date nights, and adventure, each relationship develops over time. Each year, you build upon the relationship with new memories and experiences.

What makes your boyfriend extra special? Like a good friend, a boyfriend supports your dreams and ambitions. Together you’re a team. Often, there’s an unexplained attraction. Does his character make you want to be a better person? We describe our boyfriends with words like energetic, creative, loving, and kind. Perhaps your boyfriend is a bad boy or a handsome geek. No matter what type your boyfriend is, celebrate him all day long!

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalBoyfriendDay

Do something nice for your boyfriend today.  While planning the day, consider all his favorite things. If you’re uncertain, do some sleuthing before hand.

  • Let him know how important he is to you.
  • Consider taking him on a scavenger hunt.
  • Surprise him with a romantic getaway to a place he’s talked about.
  • Take him to a movie of his choosing.
  • Pick a sporting event to his favorite team.

Whatever you choose to do, let him know you appreciate him. Use #NationalBoyfriendDay to post on social media and let the world know about your special guy!

NATIONAL BOYFRIEND DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar® continues researching the origins of this extremely loving holiday.

National Techies Day - October 3rd

NATIONAL TECHIES DAY

National Techies Day on October 3rd encourages students to consider a career in technology.  With so many opportunities in the growing technology field, students seeking a career in technology will find promising choices anywhere they look. 

In 2012, the Engine Advocacy commissioned a report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute in California. According to the report, for every high-tech job, four more jobs are created. That’s a lot of economic boost created by one industry.

By 2030, the technology sector will continue to grow while other job sectors may decline. While the jobs future changes, one thing remains steady – technology. Healthcare technologies will continue growing by nearly 48 percent. While research ramps up, surgeons and medicine take advanced technologies to a whole new level. With it, they need software specialists trained to maintain the equipment and train the medical personnel.

Beyond medical technology, manufacturing advances technology every day. When considering the future of the automotive world alone, specialized technology keeps up the demand for qualified professionals.

Software development grows every day. However, if we examine technology’s impact on manufacturing, security, and global environmental solutions, we can’t expect to ignore our future needs. The students in the classroom will be the skilled, trained technology-savvy employees of tomorrow. We need them to be.

Take note that National Techies Day falls during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Techies ensure our devices are protected and secured. They develope the software and help us maintain our computers, smart devices and more. If you don’t protect your computers – find a techie today!

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalTechiesDay

Host a job fair at a high school. Share your experiences with technology. Inspire a student to learn more. Encourage an interest in technology where a spark exists. Thank a techie by taking them out to lunch. Learn more about new innovative technologies changing the world. Use #NationalTechiesDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL TECHIES DAY HISTORY

With a growing need for employees with advanced technical skills in America, Techies.com and CNT Networks launched National Techies Day. In 1999, nearly 60% of new jobs were expected to require advanced technical skills that Americans didn’t have. The tech companies and the day encourage kids to embrace computer science and even the monikers sometimes attached to contemporary technology.  

Being a computer nerd or geek, like National Day Calendar’s own Guru of Geek, in the fast-growing world of technology opens doors to career opportunities. 

On Deck for October 4, 2019

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Recipe of the Day

Quick Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Prep:  20 minutes
Cook:  50 minutes
Total Time:  1 hr. 10 mins.
Serves 12 – 15

Ingredients:

1 can pineapple rings
1 jar maraschino cherries
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup brown sugar
1 stick butter

Instructions:

Preheat oven to temperature required on cake box.

Drain and save juice from canned pineapple rings.

Use pineapple juice in mixing the cake and be sure to adjust liquids accordingly.

Grease bottom and sides of 9 x 13 cake pan, melt butter and pour into pan.

Next place crumbled brown sugar into the butter.

Place pineapple rings and cherries over brown sugar in bottom of cake pan.

Pour cake mix over everything and bake according to time on cake box.

Once baked and out of oven, place on a serving plate upside down over pan and turn over both plate and pan together.

Leave pan remaining over cake to allow brown sugar mixture to drizzle over cake.

Carefully remove pan and serve your pineapple upside down cake warm.

About National Day Calendar

National Day Calendar® is the authoritative source for fun, unusual and unique National Days! Since our humble beginnings on National Popcorn Day in 2013, we now track nearly 1,500 National Days, National Weeks and National Months. In addition, our research team continues to uncover the origins of existing National Days as well as discover new, exciting days for everyone to celebrate.

There’s a celebration for everyone. While National Road Trip Day satisfies the itch to wander, many pet days let us share our love of animals. National 3-D Day and National Astronaut Day honor the advancement of technology, too. Every food day you can imagine (National Avocado Day, for example), will keep you celebrating, also!

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