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OCTOBER WEEK OBSERVANCES

No Salt Week – October 3-10, 2016
Mental Illness Awareness Week – First Week in October
Mystery Series Week – First Full Week of October
National Carry a Tune Week – Week of October 7
International Post Card Week – October 2-8, 2016 (First Full Week)
National Midwifery Week – Changes Annually
National Chili Week – First Week of October
National Chimney Safety Week – Week before Fire Prevention Week
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – First Weekend in October
Customer Service Week – First Full Work Week
Kid’s Goal Setting Week – October 3-7, 2016
National Heimlich Heroes Week – October 3-7, 2016 (First Full Monday through Friday Week)
Spinning & Weaving Week – First Week in October
National Healthcare Food Service Workers Week – October 3-9, 2016
Financial Planning Week – First Mon-Sun Week in October
National Newspaper Week – Begins First Sunday
World Space Week – October 4-10
World Dairy Expo – First Tuesday – Sunday
National Physician Assistants Week – October 6-12
Healthcare Security & Safety Week – Second Full Week in October
Veterinary Technicians Week – Second Week
National Metric Week – Week of October 10th
National Chestnut Week – October 9-15, 2016 (Second full week)
World Rainforest Week – October 10-16, 2016
Death Penalty Focus Week – October 9-15, 2016 (Week of October 10th)
National School Lunch Week – Starts 2nd Monday
Take Your Medicine Americans Week – October 10-17
American Beer Week – Second Week of October
Teen Read Week – Third Week
Nuclear Science Week – Third Week
National Wolf Awareness Week – Third Full Week in October
National Pharmacy Week – Third Full Week in October

Hepatitis Awareness Week – Third Week
Infection Control Week – Third Week
National Business Women’s Week – October 16-22, 2016 (Third Full Week)
National Friends of Libraries Week – October 16-22, 2016 (Third Full Week)
National Forest Products Week – October 16-22, 2016 (Begins Third Sunday)
National Food Bank Week – October 16-22, 2016 (Week of October 16th)
Freedom of Speech Week – October 16-22, 2016 ( Third Full Week)
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week – October 16-22, 2016
National Kraut Sandwich Week – (Third Week)
National Retirement Planning Week – Third Full Week
YMCA Week without Violence – October 17-21, 2016 (Third Week)
National School Bus Safety Week – October 17-21, 2016
Astronomy Week – October 16-22, 2016
RightCare Action Week – October 16-22, 2016
National Deen Driver Safety Week – October 16-22, 2016
Get Organized Week – October 23-29, 2016
Rodent Awareness Week – October 23-29, 2016
Respiratory Care Week – October 23-29, 2016
Pastoral Care Week – October 23-29, 2016
National Massage Therapy Awareness Week – October 23-29, 2016 (Last Full Week)
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week – October 23-29, 2016 (Last Week)
Nuclear Science Week – October 24-28, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul Week – Fourth Week
Disarmament Week – October 24-30
National Red Ribbon Week – 23-31
Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week – October 24-31

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