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Today's Reason to Celebrate

October 1, 2015 is

World Vegetarian Day

Today is World Vegetarian Day! Organized by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS), World Vegetarian Day promotes awareness about the proven benefits of vegetarianism. Each year about one million people become vegetarians in the United States.

People choose to become vegetarians for many different reasons. Common motivations are ethical concerns, health concerns, and environmental concerns. Not eating meat saves animals from gruesome factory-farm conditions; reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer; and mitigates the environmental pollution of animal agriculture.

Join other vegetarians today at parties, potlucks, and food tastings in honor of World Vegetarian Day!

  • October 1, 2015 is also Homemade Cookies Day
  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month & National Chili Month & National Dessert Month & National Pasta Month & National Roller Skating Month & Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month
  • This week is National Walk Your Dog Week

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    Cal_27 American Beer Day
    Cal_28 National Chocolate Day
    Cal_29 National Cat Day
    Cal_30 National Candy Corn Day
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    November
    Cal_1 All Saints' Day
    Cal_2 Cookie Monster Day