Sunday, August 27, 2006

September Days To Celebrate!

September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Learn something about your cholesterol and what you can do to lower yours.

September is National Rice Month. There are more than 40,000 varieties of rice - expand your palate.

September 1 - National Cherry Popover Day

September 2 - National Blueberry Popsicle Day. Although I do not know if I have ever actually seen a blueberry popsicle, make that your quest today and celebrate!

September 7, 1840 - Luther Crowell, inventor the machine that makes square bottomed grocery bags was born.

September 8 to 9 - Chile Pepper Food Festival in Bowers, Pennsylvania. It is the largest chile pepper festival in the United States.

September 13, 1857 - Milton Snaveley Hershey was born. He invented the formula for making chocolate bars and founded the Hershey Chocolate Company. Celebrate my indulging a good piece of chocolate!

September 16, 1947 - Reynolds Metals sells the first aluminum foil calling it Reynolds Wrap. Can you imagine life without it?!

September 20, 1995 - Orville Redenbacher, 88, died by drowning in his hottub after suffering from a heart attack. It really was Orville in the television ads.

September 21 to 24 - World Chicken Festival in London, Kentucky. This festival celebrates the home of Colonel Sanders and the original Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, established in the 1940's.

September 28 - National Strawberry Cream Pie Day

September 29 - St. Michael's Day, patron of grocers and bakers. It is also called Goose Day, saying If you eat goose today, you will never want money all the year round.

September 28 to 30 - Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.

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