HISTORY OF NATIONAL TEACHER DAY In 1953, Eleanor Roosevelt stood up to Congress in hopes of convincing them that teachers needed a day to be recognized for all that they do. Until that point, the celebration of the day wasn’t clear. It’s believed that some schools in certain states were already observing the day, but there wasn’t a clear consensus and she wanted to make it official. The National Education Association (NEA) in partnership with the Kansas State and Indiana State Boards of Education, lobbied Congress in order for the day to be recognized. Despite her best efforts, the first …
National Garlic Day!?
Happy National Garlic Day! Yes, there is a day dedicated to garlic. Some people love it, some people hate it. Did you know that Egyptians worshipped garlic as a god—and even used it as currency? That’s not all. Garlic supposedly gave strength to Greek athletes and warriors, warded off the evil eye, and protected maidens from evil nymphs. Not to mention, vampires. (Thanks, Dracula!) Just think about all the garlicky foods we love. There’s garlic bread and garlic fries for starters. If you feel as strongly about garlic as we do, celebrate with us on April 19.
National Pet Day!
Happy National Pet Day!!! From all one pet lover to the next, we hope your day is filled with cuddles, kisses, and lots of bonding time with your furry family member! We love seeing all the dogs and cats around Shipyard, plus the natural wildlife too. Check out some awesome pet friendly restaurants and things to do on Hilton Head Island: Skull Creek Boathouse Black Marlin Bayside Grill Hudson’s Seafood House Burkes Beach Chaplin Dog Park Sea Pines Forest Preserve Evergreen Pet Lodge K9 Fit Club All About Pets Peggy’s Pet Pampering