Palm Sunday

Berry Insurance would like to extend blessings & best wishes to our friends & clients of the Catholic faith who are currently celebrating Palm Sunday.

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National Tartan Day

On April 6, 1320 the Scots declared independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath. Initially created by NY Governor Carey & NYC Mayer Koch, the holiday was originally celebrated on July 1. Since the mid-80s, Scots in Canada & the US have celebrated their heritage on April 6th by wearing tartan (plaid) fabrics and kilts.

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Did You Know?

∙In 1920, Babe Ruth hit a record-breaking 54 home runs. This was more than every other team in the league… combined! ∙In 1963, major league baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, “They’ll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run.” On July 20, 1969, an hour after Neil Armstrong set foot on…

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Lyndon B. Johnson’s Birthday

Born on today’s date in 1908, Lyndon Baines Johnson is a former member of the U.S House and Senate, was elected as 37th Vice President of the United States, and was the successor of the late John F. Kennedy as 36th President of the United States. As the successor to a slain president, Johnson was…

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Senior Citizens Day

Today celebrates older generations of many forms. Whether you’re a grandparent, great aunt or uncle, or a bachelor senior citizen, this day is for you! Current and future generations wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the hard work and responsibility of the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boomers. Respecting elders is one of the base…

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Purple Heart Day

Today we honor the men and women of the U.S. military who were killed or wounded in battle. Originally commissioned by George Washington as the Badge of Military Merit, it is the oldest military award still issued by the United States. Prior recipients have included past & present U.S. politicians including Bob Dole, John McCain,…

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U.S. Coast Guard Birthday

Created by Congress on 4 August 1790 at the request of Alexander Hamilton as the “Revenue Marine”, the Coast Guard is the oldest continuous seagoing service of the United States. Currently operating under the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, the Coast Guard (in one of its forms) has served in every U.S. war from 1790…

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Parents Day

Parents Day was established in 1994 when President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into law for “recognizing, uplifting, and supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children.” Whether your a parent, step-parent, adoptive parent, or grandparent, today celebrates all of the hard work you do in raising the future generation.

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Happy Independence Day!

Arguably the most important U.S. holiday, July 4th marks the day our nation declared its independence from British rule in 1776. After a vote for independence on July 2, the Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence two days later. From that day forward, thirteen colonies became a nation; which has blossomed into 50 diverse, continent-spanning…

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First Day of Summer!

It’s time to break out the beach towels, today is the first official day of summer! Also known as the June solstice or “midsummer,” this day marks when the Earth’s axis is tilted most toward the Sun. Meaning, this is the perfect time to have a cookout and work on your tan!

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