List of commemorative months

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The following is a list of notable observed commemorative months, recurrent months that are used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.

January[edit]

  • Weight Loss Awareness Month[1]

February[edit]

US Navy sailors and Marines watch a dance performance celebrating Black History Month

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

President Obama welcomes invited guests to White House reception for Jewish American Heritage month, May 2010.

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ccmis.usphs.gov/ccbulletin/articles/Healthy_Weight_01_2011.aspx
  2. ^ "March 2013 Bizarre and Unique Holidays". Holiday Insights.com. 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  3. ^ http://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2013/03/national-deaf-history-month-exploring-deaf-culture-with-library-of-congress-primary-sources/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://www.nwhp.org/whm/index.php.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Sexual Assault Awareness Month". 
  6. ^ "Announcements: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month – May 2011". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 6, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  7. ^ "May is Asthma Awareness Month". US EPA. 2010-10-04. 
  8. ^ "ZOMBIE AWARENESS MONTH". [1]. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  9. ^ "CDC ZOMBIE AWARENESS". [2]. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Caribbean-American Heritage Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 2012-02-01. 
  11. ^ The White House Press Office: Presidential Proclamation--Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
  12. ^ "Proclamation 5219 - National Ice Cream Month and National Ice Cream Day, 1984". American Presidency Project. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  13. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Preparedness Month, 2010". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 27 Aug 2010. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  14. ^ http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/08/29/presidential-proclamation-national-wilderness-month-2014 National Wilderness Month
  15. ^ "October is National Work and Family Month". Alliance for Work-Life Progress. 2011-10-01. 
  16. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  17. ^ "Native American Heritage Month". 
  18. ^ "Epilepsy Awareness Month". 
  19. ^ http://www.jdrf.ca/get-involved/national-diabetes-awareness-month/you-dont-know-the-half-of-it/

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