Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Have You Marked Your Calendar?

The holiday season begins and it is going to be a busy November and December!  I have blogged in the past about Black Friday and Cyber Monday  and also Turkey Techniques and what to do with all that leftover turkey.

Happy Hanukkah!  Today, November 27, 2013 kicks off the Jewish Holiday of Hanukkah and it will last through December 5th. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and the Feast of Dedication.  It is an Eight Day Jewish holiday. 

Happy Thanksgiving! Tomorrow, November 28, 2013 is Thanksgiving Day.  A national holiday celebrated primarily in the US and Canada.  

World AIDS Day: Sunday, December 1, 2013 and known as HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This years theme is “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation.” 

Human Rights Day: This day is celebrated on the same day each year and is marked by speeches and activities designed to bring attention to the issues surrounding Human Rights worldwide.  The United Nations issued the Universal Declaration of Human on December 10, 1948.

Chrismas:  December 25, 2013 celebrated on the same day every year, traditionally a christian holiday.  Although many cultures have found reasons to celebrate this holiday.

There are a few more, Advent begins, on December 1, Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year on Saturday, December 21st and Kwanzaa begins on December 26, and also Boxing Day, celebrated in Britain on December 26th.

If you are celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah and purchased some extra gifts - especially jewelry, furs and antiques you will want to make sure they are covered properly on your home or renters policy.  There is usually a very limited amount of coverage for these items.  Please contact us for a free review of your current insurance or for a free quote.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

From all of us at Tanner Insurance Agency, Inc.





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