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]

February[edit]

  • Black History Month (United States and Canada)
  • American Heart Month (United States)[6][7]
  • National Children's Dental Health Month (United States)[8]
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (United States)[9][10]
  • National Forestry Mulcher Month
  • Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

Black Music Month

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • Digestive Tract Paralysis (DTP) Month[34]
  • Metal corrosion awareness month (MC)

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • National Malena Awareness Month[citation needed]
  • National Unawareness Awareness Month

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "January is National Healthy Weight Awareness Month : Importance of Physical Fitness". usphs.gov. 
  2. ^ "January National Codependency Awareness Month". Diane Jellen. 
  3. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--Stalking Awareness Month". whitehouse.gov. 
  4. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month". whitehouse.gov. 
  5. ^ "Healthy Weight Week 2015 - Slim Chance Awards". Green Mountain at Fox Run. 
  6. ^ "Lyndon B. Johnson: Proclamation 3566 - American Heart Month, 1964". ucsb.edu. 
  7. ^ "President Obama declares February as American Heart Month - News on Heart.org". News on Heart.org. 
  8. ^ "February is National Children's Dental Health Month". 
  9. ^ http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/resource/tdvam
  10. ^ http://teendvmonth.org/2015/
  11. ^ "Announcement: National Kidney Month — March 2015". www.cdc.gov. Retrieved 2016-02-01. 
  12. ^ "National Nutrition Month". USDA. Retrieved March 3, 2015. 
  13. ^ a b c d e f "Heritage Month Guide". DiversityCentral. Retrieved January 4, 2014. 
  14. ^ "The Endometriosis Association". endometriosisassn.org. 
  15. ^ "Celebrate National Reading Month...even if your child can't read yet". Leap Frog. Retrieved March 5, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Celebrate Earth Month!". 
  17. ^ "Mathematics Awareness Month". 
  18. ^ "National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2014". 
  19. ^ "Parkinson’s Awareness Month". 
  20. ^ "Sexual Assault Awareness Month". 
  21. ^ "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention". 
  22. ^ "Announcements: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month – May 2011". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 6, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  23. ^ "May is Asthma Awareness Month". US EPA. 2010-10-04. 
  24. ^ http://www.asha.org/bhsm/ Better Hearing & Speech Month
  25. ^ HR 1005, 4/1/08
  26. ^ "BPD Awareness Month – Congressional History". BPD Today. Mental Health Today. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  27. ^ "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention". Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  28. ^ "Lupus Foundation of America: Lupus Awareness Month". Retrieved January 26, 2015. 
  29. ^ "Motorcycle Awareness Month". americanmotorcyclist.com. 2015-03-15. 
  30. ^ "American Stroke Month". strokeassociation.org. 
  31. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Caribbean-American Heritage Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 2012-02-01. 
  32. ^ "Proclamation 5219 - National Ice Cream Month and National Ice Cream Day, 1984". American Presidency Project. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  33. ^ "Cancer Awareness Dates". American Association of Clinical Oncology. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  34. ^ "Online Events". g-pact.org. 
  35. ^ "Alopecia Areata Awareness Month - SeeUs in September". naaf.org. 
  36. ^ "Conquer Chiari". conquerchiari.org. 
  37. ^ "Presidential Proclamation - National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, 2014". whitehouse.gov. 
  38. ^ "September is National Childhood Obesity Month". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 
  39. ^ "Consumer Alert: Get Your Rates in Shape". naic.org. 
  40. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Preparedness Month, 2010". White House Office of the Press Secretary. 27 Aug 2010. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  41. ^ "NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness - Get Involved". nami.org. 
  42. ^ "Home - RecoveryMonth.gov". recoverymonth.gov. 
  43. ^ http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/08/29/presidential-proclamation-national-wilderness-month-2014 National Wilderness Month
  44. ^ "Orthostatic Tremor". orthostatictremor.org. 
  45. ^ "Pain Awareness Month History" (PDF). American Chronic Pain Association. 
  46. ^ http://www.pcosaa.org/1
  47. ^ http://www.pcosfoundation.org/about-pcos/37-pcos-symptoms/63-register-pcos-walk 2
  48. ^ http://twibbon.com/support/pcos-awareness 3
  49. ^ "Dysautonomia International: Dysautonomia Awareness, Dysautonomia Advocacy, Dysautonomia Advancement". dysautonomiainternational.org. 
  50. ^ "Eczema Awareness Month - National Eczema Association". National Eczema Association. 
  51. ^ "Buy Fair. Be Fair.". BeFair.org. 
  52. ^ "International Walk to School Month - Active & Safe Routes to School". Active & Safe Routes to School. 
  53. ^ "Home - LGBTHistoryMonth.com". lgbthistorymonth.com. 
  54. ^ "Lupus Awareness Month - LUPUS UK". LUPUS UK. 
  55. ^ "Presidential Proclamation--National Cybersecurity Awareness Month". White House Office of the Press Secretary. Retrieved 9 October 2010. 
  56. ^ "National Dental Hygiene Month - ADHA - American Dental Hygienists Association". adha.org. 
  57. ^ "October Is Fire Prevention Month". scouting.org. 
  58. ^ "National Outdoor Lighting Month | October 2015". www.outdoorlights.com. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  59. ^ "National Physical Therapy Month". apta.org. 
  60. ^ "October is National Work and Family Month". Alliance for Work-Life Progress. 2011-10-01. 
  61. ^ "October: Awareness Month - RettSyndrome.org". RettSyndrome.org. 
  62. ^ "Working Together to Break the Silence: October is Selective Mutism Awareness Month - TheEducatorsRoom.org". The Educator's Room. 
  63. ^ "Vegetarian Awareness Month - fruits & veggies more matters". fruits & veggies more matters. 
  64. ^ "National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month (NADAM)". Alzheimer's Association. 
  65. ^ "Epilepsy Awareness Month". 
  66. ^ "Native American Heritage Month". 
  67. ^ "Prematurity Campaign". marchofdimes.org. 
  68. ^ "Lung Cancer Awareness Month". lungcanceralliance.org. 
  69. ^ "Transgender Awareness Month". prideagenda.org. 

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