May 11 - June 15:
Family Month - Celebrates and promotes strong, supportive families.
Annually, Mother's Day through Father's Day. 800-25-PEACE, www.familymonth.net
Tomorrow's Parents Month - Celebrates mothers and fathers. Stage
at least one activity between Mother's Day and Father's Day to
help prepare a child or teen to become a better parent in the
future. To get ideas, visit www.parentingproject.org,
Cat Month - Promotes the adoption of cats from local shelters.
ASPCA Public Affairs Department, 212-876-7700, www.aspca.org.
People Skills Month - Encourages people to get better jobs, improve
the office atmosphere, and increase rapport with their family.
How? By refining people skills and learning how to "depuzzle"
human behavior. Karla Brandau, president, People Skills International,
Kids Month - Encourages the health and well-being of all of America's
children. Judith Natale, National Children & Family Awareness
Council of America, 888-622-3375.
Volunteers Week - Honors men and women throughout the world who
serve as volunteers, rendering valuable service without compensation
to the communities in which they live. Also honors nonprofit organizations
dedicated to making the world a better place in which to live.
For complete info, send $4 to Stanley Drake, president, International
Society of Friendship and Goodwill, 8592 Roswell Road, Suite 434,
Atlanta, Georgia 30350-1870.
International Convention - Orlando, FL, www.kiwanisone.org/convention.
to Richmond Kiwanis Introduction Page