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What's happening in October?

GEORGE NEWS - The October world calendar offers lots of opportunity to put on a special occasion.

The month has a long list of specific days earmarked for various causes. Businesses and organisations can pick any of these and celebrate together with millions of others on the planet, while also creating awareness of a worthy cause and spreading goodwill.

October is World Menopause month, Apple Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, World Blindness Awareness Month, Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and Dyslexia Awareness Month, amongst others.

During the first week of October alone, several days have been dedicated to some or other cause. The list includes:
  • 1st - World Vegetarian Day
  • 4th - World Animal Day
  • 4th - World Smile Day
  • 5th - World Teachers Day
  • 6th - World Communion Day
  • 6th - Mad Hatter Day
  • 7th - World Habitat Day
  • 7th - World Day of Bullying Prevention - or Blue Shirt day (wear a blue shirt to show your support).
What will you be celebrating?

Read more in Thursday's issue of the George Herald, and online.

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14:15 (GMT+2), Tue, 17 September 2013
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