Home Happenings - February 2017

Silex Community Care News

Congratulations to the STAR of the Month for December 2016, Ms. Patsy Henry in Housekeeping!

 

Silex Community Care is a proud supporter of the Special Olympics.

 

Happy Birthday to the following residents and staff here at Silex Community Care; John M. 2/2, Tom P. 2/11, Taylor D. 2/13, Carol Jean H. 2/24, Donna P. 2/26 & McIntyre W. 2/26

 

Fun Facts about February

February is Black History Month.  Black History Month is a time when the contributions and achievements of African American people are celebrated.  Some famous African Americans in history are; Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela, Malcom X, Rosa Parks and Barack Obama.

 

February’s birthstone is Amethyst, flower is Primrose and zodiac signs are Aquarius and Pisces.

February is the shortest month of the year and is the third month of winter.

In the Southern Hemisphere, February is a summer month the equivalent to August.

Together with January, it was the last of the months added to the Roman calendar.

The largest American sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl, is held in February.

February is National Bird Feeding Month.

 

Important Dates

2/2 – Groundhog Day

2/5 – Super Bowl

2/14 – Valentine’s Day

2/20 – President’s Day

2/27 – Lent Begins

2/28 – Mardi Gras

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