What’s In Store For Us In May??? Going To Be A Busy Month!

May 1st
The Month of May is exceptionally busy! I guess as spring weather progresses towards summer, the enthusiasm for celebratioins just increased! As usual the beginning of the month starts out really full, and tapers off towards the end as folks get tired of having all that fun. Here’s your overview for the month, and I’ll be back on in the morning to give you the breakdown of May 1st!
ALS Awareness Month
(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
American Wetlands Month
APS ( Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome) Awareness Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Better Hearing & Speech Month
Borderline Personality Disorder Month
Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Carrots and Cauliflower
Celiac Awareness Month
Clean Air Month
Community Living Month (Ontario, Canada):
Creative Beginnings MonthEcoDriving Month
Date Your Mate Month
Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Foster Care Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts From The Garden Month
Global Civility Awareness Month
Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
Grapefruit and Kiwi Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
International Audit Month
International Business Image Improvement Month
International Civility Awareness Month
International Victorious Woman Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month
Motorcycle Safety Month
National Allergy/Asthma Awareness Month
National Barbeque Month
National Better Hearing Month
National Bike Month
National Blood Pressure Month
National Egg Month
National Foster Care Month
National Good Car Keeping Month
National Hamburger Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National Inventors Month
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month (aka NF Month)
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
National Meditation Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month
National Mental Health Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Moving Month
National Osteoporosis Prevention Month
National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
National Physiotherapy Month
National Photograph Month
National Preservation Month
National Recommitment Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
National Smile Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Tuberous Sclerosis Month
National Vinegar Month
National Youth Traffic Safety MonthNeurofibromatosis Awareness Month

Older Americans Month
Personal History Month
Potatoes and Limes Month
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month
Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Month (5/12-6/16)
React Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Teen CEO Month
Tennis MonthTay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Month
Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 – 6/15)
Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
Ultra-violet Awareness Month
Women’s Health Care Month
Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month
National Family Month (5/12 to 6/16)

May Weekly Observances

Choose Privacy Week: 1-7
International Wildlife Film Week: 4-11
Dystonia Awareness Week: 5-13
Be Kind To Animals Week: 5-11
Children’s Mental Health Week: 5-11
Drinking Water Week: 5-11
Flexible Work Arrangement Week: 5-11
Goodwill Industries Week: 5-11
Kids Win Week: 5-11
Nat’l Alcohol & Drug Related Birth Defects Awareness Week: 5-11
National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week: 5-11
 
National Family Week: 5-11
National Hospital Week: 5-11
National Hug Holiday Week: 5-11
 
National Nurses Day and Week: 5-11
 
National Occupational Safety & Health Day: 5-11
National Pet Week: 5-11
National Raisin Week: 5-11
North American Occupational Safety & Health Week: 5-11
PTA Teacher Appreciation Week: 5-11
Public Service Recognition Week: 5-11
Update Your References Week: 5-11
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week: 6-12
Intimate Apparel Week: 6-10
National Wildflower Week: 6-12
National Correctional Officer’s Week: 6-12
 NAOSH Week: 6-12
Teacher Appreciation Week: 6-10
Universal Family Week: 10-16
National Tourism Week: 11-18
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week: 12-18
Food Allergy Awareness Week: 12-18
National Dog Bite Prevention Week: 12-18
National Educational Bosses’ Week: 12-18
National Nursing Home Week: 12-18
National Police Week: 12-18
National Return To Work Week: 12-18
National Transportation Week: 12-18
National Women’s Health Week: 12-18
Reading is Fun Week: 12-18
Salute to Moms 35+ Week: 12-18
Work At Home Moms Week: 12-18
American Craft Beer Week: 13-19
Children’s Book Week: 13-19
National Etiquette Week: 13-17
National Stuttering Awareness Week: 13-19
National New Friends, Old Friends Week: 18-25
National Safe Boating Week: 18-24
National Bike to Work Week: 19-25
National Medical Transcription Week: 19-26
National Stationery Week: 19-22
Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week: 19-26
World Trade Week: 19-25
National Backyard Games Week: 20-26
International Coaching Week: 20-26
Mudbug Madness Week: 23-26
Old-Time Player Piano Weekend: 24-27
Week of Solidarity With The People of Non-Self-Governing Territories: 25-31
Hurricane Preparedness Week: 26-6/1

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