Adopt a Family in Need This Holiday Season With LifeStyles

Want to do some good this holiday season for families around your area? Volunteer with LifeStyles of Maryland, a nonprofit organization that aims to support people in crisis by providing food and health services. This season, LifeStyles will be distributing more than 600 food baskets to families throughout the region to help them provide holiday […]

Celebrate the Year’s Most Delicious Holiday: National Chocolate Day!

Happy National Chocolate Day, Dahlgren! If you're a self-proclaimed chocoholic, then you'll love celebrating this delicious holiday. Here are some fun facts about National Chocolate Day. The U.S. National Confectioners Association lists four primary chocolate holidays on their calendar: July 7 is Chocolate Day, both October 28 and December 28 are listed as National Chocolate […]

National Navy Day is October 27! Some Facts About This Historic Date

Happy National Navy Day, Dahlgren! Here are some interesting facts about this annual holiday. Navy Day was originally sponsored by the Navy League in 1922. The United States Navy was originally established as the Continental navy on October 13, 1775. The Navy League of New York proposed that the official observance be on October 27 […]

Happy First Day of Fall!

Today is the first day of the fall season, and more importantly, the Autumn equinox, when night and day are exactly equal in length. Here are a few interesting facts that you might not know about this important natural phenomenon. From the Autumn Equinox until the Winter Solstice, the nights will get continually longer and […]

Here’s How to Observe Patriot Day

September 11 marks the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks in New York City and beyond, and the day will forever be known in America as Patriot Day. This is a time to remember the American men and women killed in the attacks on September 11, 2001, as well as those brave men and […]

Celebrate National Thrift Shop Day on August 17!

Do some good for the environment and your wardrobe on National Thrift Shop Day on August 17! This national holiday celebrates the importance of thrift shops, allowing shoppers to save some money while also supporting charitable organizations and reducing waste from buying new clothing and household goods. In order to celebrate National Thrift Shop Day, […]

Happy Fourth of July, Dahlgren!

Happy Fourth of July, Dahlgren residents! Here are some fun facts about this patriotic holiday. While many people believe that the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, there were actually only two people who signed on July 4: John Hancock and Charles Thomson. secretary of Congress. The others signed on August 2. John […]

Happy National Hammock Day!

Yesterday was the first day of summer, so it's only fitting that today is National Hammock Day. There's no better way to celebrate the summer season than by posting up between two trees for a day of reading, relaxing or snuggling up with the one you love. Here are some fun facts about hammocks that […]

Happy Summer Solstice, Dahlgren!

Today is the Summer Solstice, which marks the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It's also the longest day of the year for anyone north of the Equator. Here are some fascinating facts about this annual phenomenon. Because the Earth orbits the sun on a tilted axis, the Northern Hemisphere gets more sun […]

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