Arbor Day

Though it is celebrated on different days in different states, Connecticut, Nebraska, and 24 other states all celebrate Arbor Day on the final Friday in April. The first American Arbor Day occurred on April 10, 1872, though Spain was known to hold a similar celebration as early as 1594. Traditionally, it is asked that each…

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Take Your Child to Work Day

Children learn what they live. Today is a great day to teach them the importance of a hard day’s work. By bringing your son or daughter to your place of business, they can learn problem solving and how to work together in a group. Also, by spending more time with them your bond as parent…

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Administrative Professionals Day

Today we celebrate business support professionals and all they do. Whether you’re a receptionist, secretary, support staff, or an administrative assistant YOU are the glue that keeps offices together. If you know someone in your life that deserves special recognition for their administrative talents, today is the day to let them know how much they…

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Did You Know…?

∙Dreamt is the only English word that ends in ‘mt’ ∙Cats have 32 muscles in each ear ∙The ‘M&M’ in the popular chocolate brand stands for Mars and Murrie, its creators ∙The longest street in the world is Yonge Street in Toronto, Ontario Canada. It measures 1,896km or 1,178 miles! ∙Koalas sleep around 18 hours…

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Weird Facts About the Human Body

∙It is physically impossible for you to lick your elbow. ∙Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different. ∙Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day. ∙It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest. ∙A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h. ∙Women blink nearly twice as often as men. ∙The longest…

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Tax Day!

Traditionally, Tax Day in the US falls on the 15th of April. However, when the 15th falls on a Saturday or Sunday, tax returns are due by the following Tuesday. Be sure to get your returns mailed in time!

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Patriot’s Day

Commemorating the Battles of Lexington & Concord, Patriot’s Day has been observed on the third Monday of April since 1969. Patriot’s Day is also known as Marathon Monday, when the 120th running Boston Marathon takes off that morning. As the finishers empty out into Copley Square, we know some of our friends from Plymouth Rock…

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Happy Easter!

We hope that you are spending this holiday celebrating with your family & friends. Best Wishes from Berry Insurance!

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Thomas Jefferson Day

Born on today’s date in 1743, Thomas Jefferson would later serve as the Third President of the United States (1801-1809). Considered one of the US’s Founding Fathers, Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty, than those attending too small a…

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