Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Stop Bullying Day, Squid Day, Cake Decorating Day, more

October 10th, 2012, is National Stop Bullying Day, Stop America's Violence Everywhere, Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work and School Day, Squid Day, National Cake Decorating Day, Bonza Bottler Day, Emergency Nurses Day, Double Tenth Day, Moi Day, World Mental Health Day, Fiji Day, and Angel Food Cake Day.

National Stop Bullying Day is the perfect time to talk with the young people in your life, to find out if they are being bullied, if they have ever bullied, or if they have friends who are affected by bullying. Communication is so important! The theme for 2012 is: "Bullying is the cause of bullying. It's contagious. Don't catch it!"

Sponsored by the AMA Alliance, Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) is observed on the second Wednesday in October.

Need some comfort or moral support? Today is Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work and School Day. Just be prepared to answer a lot of questions as you go about your day with a teddy bear cradled in your arms.

Squid Day, also known as Cuttlefish Day, Squidturday, or Squittleday, is part of the  Cephalopod Days celebration.

Try a new outlet for your creativity today, National Cake Decorating Day.

Bonza Bottler Day occurs every month when the month's number and the date are the same. Today is 10/10!

The second Wednesday of October is celebrated as Emergency Nurses Day. They are special, dedicated individuals.

Taiwan observes Double Tenth Day on October 10th, commemorating the Wuchang Uprising of 1911. Events include a parade and a presidential speech.

Moi Day honors a former president of Kenya, Daniel arap Moi.

Today is World Mental Health Day. The theme for 2011 is "investing in mental health."

Fiji observes Fiji Day on October 10th, featuring religious and cultural events.

Feel free to indulge on Angel Food Cake Day. This cake is light and low-fat!

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