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SEPTEMBER 30 | NATIONAL LOVE PEOPLE DAY | NATIONAL CHEWING GUM DAY | NATIONAL HOT MULLED CIDER DAY | NATIONAL MUD PACK DAY

National Love People Day - September 30

NATIONAL LOVE PEOPLE DAY

On September 30, National Love People Day asks us to lift others up through the profound power of unconditional love.

The human condition is a limiting and varying thing. How and when and where we get to use it is vaguely and oddly defined. What is certain is a rollercoaster-filled life of celebrations and trials. National Love People Day tasks us with an understanding that unconditional love requires a dedication most human beings aren’t given. But, when we wholeheartedly love our neighbors with steadfast devotion, the world is a better place. It is the practical application of “love your neighbor as yourself.”

The word “unconditional” on its own is quite profound. Look at its synonyms: wholehearted, unqualified, unreserved, unlimited, unrestricted, unmitigated, unquestioning, complete, total, entire, full, absolute, unequivocal. Those words are dedicated, solid, and unwavering from their commitment to something. There are no boundaries or limitations with the word “unconditional.”

Add the word love, and the power of the phrase is multiplied.  So, on National Love People Day, offer kindness and care to the people in your community.

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalLovePeopleDay

From a gentle word to the gift of needed resources, love provides all form of support to the people in your community.  Use #NationalLovePeopleDay to share on social media.

NATIONAL LOVE PEOPLE DAY HISTORY

Lifeline Church out of Chicago, Illinois founded National Love People Day in 2017 to inspire the spirit of unconditional love as a national event to bring us all together. The day also honors the church’s founders, Pastors Reggividese and London Royal.  Through the church, they have impacted the Chicagoland area by showing unconditional and unmerited love for ten years. The pair strongly believes that loving God means loving yourself and loving other people from all walks of life regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To show this love, the Royals have brought their vision to life with strategic acts of kindness through the church’s mission.

Reach Up, Reach In, and Reach Out:
  • Give Love On Christmas Day– partnered with Warren Park Elementary School to provide Food, Clothing, and Christmas Gift to a family of six. 
  • Car Giveaway – Provided a single mother with a full-paid SUV.
  • Extreme Makeover (Home Edition) – collaborated with independent contractors to remodel a home, inside and out, for a volunteer worker in the church. 
  • Love In Action – members went to the pride parade to show love by giving away free hugs and bottled water.
  • Health & Fitness Weekend – parented with the Loyola Ronald McDonald Pediatric Mobile Unit and the National Kidney Foundation to provide FREE exams to those in the community.
  • Gas Giveaway – Gave away $5,000.00 of FREE Gas to residents in the community.
  • Mi Gracia Fest & Cicero Clean Up Day – Past participant of these Town of Cicero events.
  • Town of Cicero – Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Has been the keynote speaker for this event on multiple occasions.
  • Share The Warmth Coat Drive – Donated Winter Coats & Accessories to students at Goodwin Elementary School. 

For more information and updates about National Love People Day, visit our website: www.nationallovepeopleday.com.

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The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Love People Day to be observed annually on September 30.

National Chewing Gum Day

NATIONAL CHEWING GUM DAY

National Chewing Gum Day exercises our jaws on September 30th. Pop a bubble or freshen your breath with your favorite piece of chewing gum.

Humans have used chewing gum for over 5,000 years. They may have chewed it for enjoyment, to stave off hunger or to freshen their breath much like we do today.  The sources used to make gum resulted in minty and sweet chewable globs of wax or sap resin that fulfilled that human urge to gnaw.  It was unlikely they were capable of producing glossy, pink bubbles worthy of jealous pokes from siblings.  However, waking up with it stuck in your hair was still a possibility.  

Various forms of chewing gum have existed since the Neolithic period. In 2007, a British archaeology student discovered a 5,000-year-old piece of chewing gum made from bark tar with tooth imprints in it. Presumed to be the oldest piece of chewing gum, it was found in Kierikki, Yli-li, Finland.  Made from bark tar, the gum was believed to have antiseptic properties and other medicinal advantages.

  • Many other cultures chewed gum made from the resin of the mastic tree, from plants, grasses, and other resins.
  • In 1848, John B. Curtis developed and sold the first commercial chewing gum, which was called “The State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum.”
  • Around 1850, a gum made from paraffin wax was developed and surpassed the spruce gum in popularity.
  • December 28, 1869, William Semple filed an early patent on chewing gum, patent number 98,304.
  • Studies show chewing gum helps improve memory, reduce stress, and increase alertness.
  • Chewing sugar-free gum improves overall oral hygiene while also helping to curb cravings and improving digestion.

HOW TO OBSERVE #ChewingGumDay

Celebrate the day by buying a pack of your favorite flavor of chewing gum. Share a piece with your friends. Use #ChewingGumDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL CHEWING GUM DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar® continues researching the origin of this fascinating celebration.

National Hot Mulled Cider Day

NATIONAL HOT MULLED CIDER DAY

On September 30th, National Hot Mulled Cider Day warms our homes with the scent of cinnamon, nutmeg, and apple. 

Fall welcomes toasty mugs of mulled cider to wrap our chilled hands around. Such a cozy way to spend an evening, sipping a tart, spiced beverage on a chilly evening while gazing at trees ablaze in crimson, gold, and orange.  It is the perfect time to celebrate this holiday and enjoy this delightful drink.
Mulled cider is a traditional fall and winter drink made by heating cider to almost boiling and adding cinnamon, orange peel, nutmeg, cloves, and other spices and then simmering it. Just the scent of it steeping on the stove will warm the home and lift the spirits of everyone in it.
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HOW TO OBSERVE #HotMulledCiderDay

Make some hot mulled cider. Sip it while reading a good book or enjoying a great conversation with a friend. When we celebrate with a friend, it makes the day even better. Fill a thermos with some freshly made hot mulled cider and take it on a hike. It will warm you even on the crispiest of autumn days. 

And mark your calendar so you remember to join us again next year, too!

Try this Mulled Cider recipe.

Use #HotMulledCiderDay to post on social media.

NATIONAL HOT MULLED CIDER DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar® continues researching this delicious beverage holiday. 

National Mud Pack Day

NATIONAL MUD PACK DAY

On September 30th National Mud Pack Day gives permission to get muddy.    

Mud packs are mixtures of therapeutic clays when applied to the skin increase circulation, ease muscle tension, release toxins and boost immunity.  They work well on oily and some combination skin types.  While commonly used as a facial, mud packs treat then entire skin’s surface.

Since mud packs come in a variety of mixtures, they can be customized for each person. When paired with a massage, the relaxation benefits multiply. There’s also a difference between mud masks and clay masks, so look into the benefits of each.

Other benefits of mud packs include relieving pain and swelling related to arthritis, digestion, stress and a quick treatment for bee and wasp stings

.HOW TO OBSERVE #MudPackDay

Call a group of friends and have a mud pack party!  Mud packs are available in the health and beauty sections of your local department stores or at drugstores in your area.  You can also make an appointment and go to a spa for some extra special TLC.
Look into the benefits for your skin type. To find out more visit beautyuniverse.com
Use #MudPackDay to post on social media.
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NATIONAL MUD PACK DAY HISTORY

National Day Calendar® continues researching this health and beauty celebration. 

On Deck for October 1, 2019

Natioinal Days

International Days

  • International Day of Older Persons
  • International Vegetarian Day

 

Recipe of the Day

Quiche

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total Prep:  45 minutes
Servings:  6

Ingredients:

8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
4 ounces cheese
2 tablespoons butter (melted)
4 eggs beaten
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

Grease a 9-inch tart or quiche pan.

Line the bottom of the pan with cheese and bacon.

Combine and whisk all ingredients in a medium bowl. Pour into the pan.

Bake for 35 minutes until set.

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