Dates of Distinction: August
Are you looking for topics to write about in the month of August? Check out this blogpost, written by Pamela, one of our fantastic volunteer coordinators. These fun facts and dates in the month of August are great ways to get started writing, and the seniors love reading about them!
Thank you to our student and Facebook volunteers for sending in photos of your stunning cards and letters! These were made by Allie, Audrey, Madison, Susan, Lynn, and Siri!
Hello Fabulous Volunteers!
August is a very special month…a time to celebrate a good harvest and a good summer!
Fun facts about the month of August:
~ The official birthstone for August is Peridot.
~ The official flower of August is Gladiolus!
~ August is named after Augustus Caesar, founder and the first emperor of the Roman Empire!
Some fun, non-traditional August dates to share with the seniors:
National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
National Watermelon Day
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
National Lighthouse Day
National Mustard Day
International Cat Day
Book Lover's Day
National S'mores Day
National Tell a Joke Day
Senior Citizen's Day
Kiss and Make Up Day
National Banana Split Day
National Dog Day
As always...HAPPY WRITING!
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