Friday, January 2, 2009

January Writing Ideas

January always seems like a place to start fresh. It is the beginning. Most people feel very hopeful about the upcoming year. We all find it hard to write about topics that are important to our communities. So here is a collection of things that you might be able to write about….

There are two US Federal Holidays in January.

New Year’s Day – January 1
Write about New Year’s Resolutions
How about writing your own year in review?
Start writing monthly reviews for your own BLOG.
Football is another popular event
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday – January 21

Other Observances in the Month of January:

Bath Safety Month
Birth Defects Prevention Month -
Blood Donor Month - and
Cervical Health Awareness Month -
Clown Month
Crime Stoppers Month
Gourmet Coffee Month
Diet Month
Glaucoma Awareness Month -
Hobby Month
Letter Writing Month
Poverty in America Month
Retail Bakers Month
School Board Month
Soup Month
Stamp Collectors Month
Tea Month
Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

Weekly Observances in January include:

Second Week of January
School Crossing Guard Week
Law Enforcement Training Week

Third Week in January
National Activity Professional's Week "will celebrate a special week for a very special group of people, the nation's Activity Professionals. These are dedicated women and men who help to enrich the daily lives of older adults in long term care facilities, retirement homes, day programs and senior centers."
Jacees Week

Fourth Week in January
Catholic Schools Week
Glaucoma Awareness Week
Healthy Weight Week -
Kiwanis Week
Junior Achievement Week

Specific Days in January

January 1 – Last Day of Kwanzaa
January 2 – Science Fiction Day
January 3 – Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
January 4 - Spaghetti Day -
January 8 – Rock & Roll Day
January 14 – Clean off Your desk Day
January 15 – 1967 was the first Super bowl Game
January 16 – Gulf War began in 1991
January 18 – Arbor Day in FLORIDA
January 19 – Bald Eagle Appreciation Day -
January 27 – Thomas Crapper the research about Thomas Crapper Sir Thomas Crapper - Real or Myth - Plumbing History:
January 29 - Puzzle Day

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