List of commemorative months

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The following is a list of notable observed commemorative months, that is, 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]

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]

  • Art Appreciation Month[24]
  • Family Heritage Month (United States)[25]
  • Child Support Awareness Month (United States)

September[edit]

United States Navy personnel celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

October[edit]

November[edit]

  • National Bullying Awareness Month

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH - Mentoring Works!". NationalMentoringMonth.org. 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "March 2013 Bizarre and Unique Holidays". Holiday Insights.com. 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sexual Assault Awareness Month". 
  4. ^ "Mutliples of America". 
  5. ^ "American Library Association Calendar". 
  6. ^ "Occupational Therapy Month". 
  7. ^ "Month of the Military Child". 
  8. ^ "Adenomyosis Advice Association". 
  9. ^ "Announcements: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month – May 2011". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 6, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  10. ^ http://www.abta.org/get-involved/brain-tumor-awareness-month.html
  11. ^ http://healthfinder.gov/NHO/MayToolkit.aspx.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ "May is Asthma Awareness Month". US EPA. 2010-10-04. 
  13. ^ "PRESERVATION MONTH". Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved March 22, 2014. 
  14. ^ "MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH". National Military Appreciation Month. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Caribbean-American Heritage Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 2012-02-01. 
  16. ^ The White House Press Office: Presidential Proclamation--Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
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  19. ^ "About Hydranencephaly". hydranencephalyfoundation.org. Brayden Alexander Global Foundation for Hydranencephaly, Incorporated; dba Global Hydranencephaly Foundation. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  20. ^ "Proclamation 5219 - National Ice Cream Month and National Ice Cream Day, 1984". American Presidency Project. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  21. ^ "National Grilling Month". Healthy Meals Resource System. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  22. ^ "Blueberry Month". North American Blueberry Council. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  23. ^ "July UV Safety Month". healthfinder.gov. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  24. ^ http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/book-list/seasonal-themes/august-art-appreciation-month
  25. ^ http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/admin/fl/eeo/div_inc_programs/dip_archive/fhm/
  26. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Preparedness Month, 2010". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 27 Aug 2010. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  27. ^ "American Archives Month: The Power of Collaboration". Society of American Archivists. Retrieved 4 December 2013. 
  28. ^ "October is National Book Month". National Book Foundation. 2008-10-31. 
  29. ^ "October is National Work and Family Month". Alliance for Work-Life Progress. 2011-10-01. 
  30. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 

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