Saturday, December 1, 2012

December 2012 month-long celebrations

In December many are gearing up for the holiday season - whether Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa,  or other special days. Deviate from the crowd by adding a lesser-known celebration to your repertoire. Simply choose a cause or holiday from the following list. Events are listed alphabetically, with descriptive words such as "National" and "World" omitted.

3D Month
Advent - December 2nd to December 24th
AIDS Awareness Month
Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count - December 14th to January 5th
Awareness Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Calendar Awareness Month
Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month
Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
Eggnog Month
Food Service Safety Month
Fruitcake Month
Hi Neighbor Month
Human Rights Month
Learn a Foreign Language Month

MADD's Tie One On for Safety Holiday Campaign - Thanksgiving to New Year's Day
Million Minute Family Challenge - September 1st to December 31st

Most Fun Month
Operation Santa Paws

Read a New Book Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Seasonal Depression Awareness Month
Sign Up for Summer Camp Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Stress-Free Family Holiday Month
Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) - December 17th to February 3rd (Superbowl Sunday)
Tie Month
Write a Business Plan Month
Write a Friend Month

If you know of other month-long celebrations that should be included in this list, please provide info in the Comments section below. Happy December!

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