Did you know that today is Purple Day? Did you know that #PurpleDay is World #Epilepsy Day?
The concept of Purple Day was initiated by a 9-year-old named Cassidy Megan, and was motivated by her own struggle with epilepsy. The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia helped to develop Cassidy’s idea, and the first Purple Day event was held on March 26, 2008, and is now known as the Purple Day for Epilepsy campaign. Why…Read More
Happy Father’s Day
For all those celebrating the month of Ramadan, the Controllers On Call team wishes you all the blessings of the holy month – Ramadan Kareem
History The month of Ramadan is ninth on the Islamic calendar and is said to be when the prophet Mohammed was gifted the Koran. During this time, Mohammed declared the gates of Heaven were open, and the devils were locked in Hell. Ramadan is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam, forgoing earthly…Read More
Tuesday April the 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day
World #AutismAwarenessDay designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139, is an internationally recognized day every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world. World Autism Awareness Day is an effort to not only speak out against the discrimination…Read More
Did you know that March 24 is the National #Chocolate Covered #Raisin #Day?
March 24 raisins coated in either dark chocolate or milk chocolate have their special day of appreciation on National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day. In numerous countries, chocolate covered raisins are known as #Raisinets and more than 1 million are produced per HOUR. Raisinets were the earliest and one of the most popular brands of the…Read More
For all those who are celebrating Purim – Happy and joyous Purim. #Purim is one of the happiest of #Jewishholidays. It celebrates the survival of the Jews in Ancient Persia when they were set for slaughter at the hands of the king’s advisor, Haman. The Book of Esther, or the Megillah, tells how Haman hated the Jews…Read More