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Monthly Observances Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month AMD Awareness and Low Vision Month American Heart Month   American History Month American Macular Degeneration Month Art Month Avocado and Banana Month Bake for Family Fun Month Beans (fresh and dried) Month Berry Fresh in the Sunshine State Month Black History Month Boost Your Self Esteem Month Canned Foods Month Exotic Vegetables and Star Fruit Month Expert Success Month From Africa to Virginia Month International Boost Your Self-esteem Month International Expect Success Month International Friendship Month International Hoof Care Month Jobs in Golf Month Library Lover’s Month Low Vision Awareness Month   Marfan Syndrome Awareness Marijuana Awareness Month National Bird Feeding Month National Care About Your Indoor Air Month National Cat Health Month   National Cherry Month National Condom Month National Children’s Dental Health Month    National Embroidery Month   National Hobby Month National Laugh-Friendly Month National Mend a Broken Heart Month National Parent Leadership Month National Pet Dental Health Month National Sign Up for Camp Month National Snack Food Month National Time Management Month  National Weddings Month National Wild Bird Feeding Month   National World Understanding Month Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month Pull your Sofa Off the Wall Month Random Acts of Kindness Month  Relationship Wellness Month Responsible Pet Owner’s Month   Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month Sleep Safety Month Snack Food Month Spiritual Teachers Month Spunky Old Broads Month Sweet Potato Month Wise Health Consumer Month Women’s Heart Health Month Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month Weekly Observances   Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week: 1-7 National Patient Recognition Week: 1-7 Women’s Heart Health Week: 1-7 Solo Diners Eat Out Week:1-7 International Networking Week: 1-7 Boy Scout Anniversary Week: 3-9 I Hate Financial Planning Week: 3-10 Get Paid to Shop Week: 3-9 International Personal & Business Coaching Week: 3-9) International Snow Sculpting Week: 4-6 Pride in Food Service Week: 4-8)   Cardiac Rehabilitation Week: 4-10) Dump Your Significant Jerk Week: 6-12 Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: 6-12 International Coaching Week: 6-12 Jell-O Week: 6-12 Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week: 7-14 Just Say No to PowerPoint Week: 7-11 National Green Week: 7-11 Publicity for Profit Week: 7-13 Risk Awareness Week: 7-14  National School Counseling Week: 7-11) Love May Make the World Go Round,       But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week: 7-14) World AG Expo – 8-10 World Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week: 8-14 Children of Alcoholics Week: 10-16 Materials Testing Week: 10-16) Celebration of Love Week: 10-16) National Pancake Week: 10-16) Heart Failure Awareness Week: 11-17) Homes for Birds Week: 1-17) National Family, Career & Community Leaders of America Week: 11-17) National Resurrect Romance Week: 11-17) National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week: 11-17) Live to Give Week: 11-17) Random Acts of Kindness Week: 12-15 National Flirting Week: 12-18) National Condom Week: 13-20) National Secondhand Wardrobe Week: 13-19 PTA Take Your Family to School Week: 13-19 Alzheimers and Dementia Awareness Week: 14-21 Love a Mesnch Week: 14-20 National Nest box Week: 14-21 National Future Farmer’s of America Week FFA: 17-24) International Friendship Week: 17-23 National Conference on Education: 17-19 National International Friendship Week: 18-24) National Brotherhood-Sisterhood Week: 19-23) National Entrepreneurship Week: 20-27 National Engineers Week: 20-26)   Eating Disorders Awareness Week: 20-27) Second Honeymoon Week: 22-24) National Read Me Week: 25-31) Learning Disabilities Week: 23-26 Texas Cowboy Poetry Week: 25-27 Telecommuter Appreciation Week: 27-3/5 Peace Corps Week: 28-3/6]]]]> ]]>

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Find a gold ticket, have a chance to win a candy factory

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David Klein, aka the Candyman, is giving away a candy factory

Lovers of puzzles and jellybeans have a chance to win their very own candy factory.

David Klein, affectionately known as The Candyman, is excited to announce a worldwide treasure hunt. Klein, the founder of The Jelly Belly jellybeans and Tricky Treasures, is getting ready to retire, but not before he has some fun and not before he gives back to everyone who loves the candy industry like he does.

David and his partner have started going across the U.S. hiding gold tickets in the form of necklaces in places they come across with an interesting story. Plans are to have multiple treasure hunts for these gold tickets in each state. You can join one of their treasure hunts which are launching right now at www.TheGoldTicket.com.

The biggest and best part of these treasure hunts is that anyone who joins at least one treasure hunt, will be eligible to search for The Ultimate Treasure: the key to one of his candy factories and an all-expense paid trip and education to a candy-making university. He will add this treasure hunt after all the states have had a chance to play. Each treasure hunt is valued at $5,000 and cost is only $49.99 to enter a hunt. Each treasure hunt has a strict limit of 1,000 participants, no exceptions.

“With The Gold Ticket Treasure hunt, our goal is to get people out and about with their families. Grandma and Grandpa can even join with the kids and grandkids,” Klein said in a release. “Take videos of your treasure hunt experiences for possible inclusion in our upcoming series.”

Please go to www.TheGoldTicket.com and watch David’s documentary, “Candyman The David Klein Story,” for free and be inspired. Also, join the Facebook page for more information. The Gold Ticket Treasure Hunt would be a GREAT gift this holiday season. Join David on this Willy Wonka® fantastical journey across America and see if you can find one of his elusive gold tickets.

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Share your opinion! Below are ten options for the new Mississippi state flag. Nine are contenders to be chosen by the Mississippi Legislature in Sept, and one is just a staff favorite here at Vicksburg Daily News. Let us know what you think!

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Booze Fairies are ‘dusting’ Vicksburg with the joy of giving

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In a time when most of us could use some good news and something to make us smile, a group on Facebook is doing just that.

Booze Fairies of Vicksburg is made up of women in the area who just want to make someone’s day a little better.

Women who sign up in the private group make a short list of the kinds of little things that would make them happy—a favorite cocktail, snack, or other little tidbits. Other women in the group can choose one or more people to make happy, whether it’s women they know or random strangers in their neighborhood. The women put together baskets or boxes with goodies and deliver them to other members. How much to spend is completely up to the giver, who can remain anonymous or not.

Think of it like a big game of Secret Santa, only for the times of COVID-19.

“There are no rules,” said member Heather Williams. “just go make somebody happy.”

Williams, who taught elementary school at the Sherman Avenue School for 25 years, said she’s delivered four baskets so far, two to women she knows and two others to strangers. Everything she bought was from the Dollar Tree store. She just made sure it was fun.

She used glittery party hats for her baskets, then added balloons, a pair of sunglasses, candy and crackers. Just little things, she said.

“It’s nice to get them,” she said, “and actually, it’s fun to go deliver, too. … You wouldn’t believe how much fun that is.”

After women get “dusted” or “boozed,” they will put up a photo of their goodies on the group page.

“You get to show it off,” Williams said. “It’s just neat. I thought it was a great idea.”

“I’m just sick of people being ugly to each other,” she said, and this makes her feel good and makes the recipients feel good. It’s a win-win.

Retailers, such as Toney’s 61N Liquor & Wine, are reportedly starting to offer discounts for Booze Fairy purchases.  

Williams has also received a basket with Margarita mix, Funyons, gum, Skittles, a pretty little magnet and a candle.

“I was having a rough day, and I got home and there it was,” she said. “It made me feel better.”

Booze Fairies of Vicksburg was started by Whitney Porter and has nearly 3,000 members.

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