Anna Jarvis

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Name: Anna Jarvis
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Know the origins of Mother's Day?

Mothers have been revered throughout history, from ancient pagan celebrations to church holidays to present-day Mother's Day.Many countries throughout the world devote a day -- or, in some cases, two or more days -- to honor their mothers. The tradition ... [Published KESQ - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mother's Day is just around the corner

Mother’s Day will be on Sunday, May 11 this year. Mother’s Day is a day that focuses on recognizing mothers and “motherly figures.”It began to be celebrated in 1908, and it was officially made a holiday in 1914. Mother’s Day was started a year before ... [Published iHigh.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Little League field gets facelift

GRAFTON- Soon, they will be playing on a field like the Major Leagues! Several volunteers made their way to Anna Jarvis (AJ) Elementary School early Saturday morning.With heavy machines, power washers, brushes, paint, 200 bags of a clay conditioner and ... [Published Mountain Statesman - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's Day: May 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

When Is Mother’s Day 2014?

Mother’s Day 2014 isn’t here yet, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about the holiday.Source: FlickrMother’s Day 2014 will fall on May 11, the second Sunday in the month.Here are a few facts about Mother’s Day, as collected from History.com .Early ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Motherland: Honouring the most crucial of life roles

But if tomorrow's Mother's Day is now little more than another way of separating us from our money, it doesn't take from the fact that honouring and celebrating Mother, Mammy, Mum or Ma has a lot to recommend it.Even at that there is a lot more to motherhood ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Resident Activities for May, Part Five

Mother's Day Here are more ideas for May activity programming. Check out our companion articles – Part One, Two, Three, Four and Five.Here is some Mother’s Day history. Mother's Day falls on various days of the year in different countries because they ... [Published About - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

The long and curious history of Mother's Day

What is Mother's Day? And why is it celebrated on different dates around the world? Briefing Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 4:21pm MOTHER'S DAY, or Mothering Sunday as it is known in the UK, is celebrated all over the world, but at different times of the ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Oakville doctor's service to be recognized at Toronto gala

Dr. Anna Jarvis says she was lucky to have found a career that combined her two passions — working with children and medicine.Born in Jamaica, Jarvis became a doctor in 1969 and her more than 40 years of service to the medical world will be recognized ... [Published Inside Halton - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Man proves residency to Taxman using 'selfies'

:55 AMThe daughter of a man who proved tax residency to the IRS by taking selfies has set up an Instagram account using the photographs.The account, named ' Internalrevenueselfies ' has amassed over 1700 followers since it's first post two weeks ago.Anna ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bluffer’s Guide to Mother’s Day

Oh no, Mother’s Day. Again. Is it an ancient religious celebration? Or is it a money-grabbing commercial flower-fest pretending to sort the grateful from the ungrateful but actually sorting the organised and in credit from the disorganised and in debt? ... [Published Bluffers.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Get Mom a Mother Earth–friendly gift

ENVIRO-CONSCIOUS CRUSADER FRANCESCA OLIVIERI, CO-OWNER OF SAGE BABY INNYC,TELLS YOU HOW TO GET MORE GREEN INTO YOUR LIFE, NOW AND FOREVERA GIFT TO MOTHER EARTH ON MOTHER’S DAYMother’s Day is around the corner. It’s time to buy the perfectgift for mom. ... [Published Family Groove - Mar 19 2014]

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Know the origins of Mother's Day? [Published KESQ - Apr 18 2014]
Mother's Day is just around the corner [Published iHigh.com - Apr 16 2014]
Little League field gets facelift [Published Mountain Statesman - Apr 16 2014]
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 16 2014]
When Is Mother’s Day 2014? [Published InvestorPlace.com - Mar 31 2014]
Motherland: Honouring the most crucial of life ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 30 2014]
Resident Activities for May, Part Five [Published About - Mar 30 2014]
We're hard-working but immature, and it's all t... [Published Evening Herald - Mar 28 2014]
The long and curious history of Mother's Day [Published The First Post: Latest - Mar 27 2014]
Mother's Day 2014: What is it and Where Did it ... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 27 2014]
Oakville doctor's service to be recognized at T... [Published Inside Halton - Mar 25 2014]
Man proves residency to Taxman using 'selfies' [Published Irish Independent - Mar 24 2014]
Bluffer’s Guide to Mother’s Day [Published Bluffers.com - Mar 21 2014]
When is Mother’s Day 2014? And how to spoil you... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 19 2014]
Get Mom a Mother Earth–friendly gift [Published Family Groove - Mar 19 2014]
O. Virginia “Tootsie” Robinson [Published Mountain Statesman - Mar 17 2014]
Project ISAAC is making a difference [Published Mountain Statesman - Mar 12 2014]
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