May 2019 – Recognition Events
Global Employee Health & Fitness Month
Staying fit and healthy starts at the office! Global Employee Health & Fitness Month is the perfect time to plan healthy snacks and activities and to remind all employees of the importance of health and exercise. Celebrate this occasion by taking a walk or organizing a fitness session right at the office!
May 1st 2019
Executive Coaching Day
Many aspiring leaders resort to executive coaches to help them become the fulfilled leaders they want to be. Celebrate Executive Coaching Day by thanking the executive coaches you’ve worked with!
May 4th 2019
International Firefighters Day
On International Firefighters’ Day you are invited to remember the past firefighters who have died while serving our community or dedicated their lives to protecting the safety of us all. At the same time, we can show our support and appreciation to the firefighters world wide who continue to protect us so well throughout the year.
May 6th-12th 2019
Canadian Mental Health Week
Mental health is about more than being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s highs and lows. #GetLoud about what mental health really is and celebrate Canadian Mental Health Week.
May 6th 2019
National Nurses Day
National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6 to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. It marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
May 7th 2019
National Teachers Day
let’s show our teachers how much they mean to us! National Teacher Day, celebrated during National Teacher Appreciation Week, is observed annually in May. How are you going to show your teachers they’re appreciated?
May 8th 2019
National Receptionist Day
First launched in 1991 in the US, National Receptionist Day was created to foster a recognition of the importance of receptionists at the office. It’s the perfect occasion to celebrate the work and contributions of receptionists who participate in the success of your company every single day.
May 12th 2019
Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
May 13th 2019
National Accounting Day
This is the day business owners spoil their bookkeepers with a petty cash lunch on the house, the self-employed shower their accountants with wine vouchers, the audited give their auditors a pat on the back, and accountants pay each other compliments on their accounting standards. Let us celebrate National Accounting Day by paying off our accountants’ fees and by making a phone call to say ‘Happy Accounting Day!’, because luckily for us, they’re tax-deductible.
May 17th 2019
International Virtual Assistants Day
The International Virtual Assistants Day is a day set aside to acknowledge the effort, determination and commitment of virtual assistants. The Alliance for Virtual Businesses, which is composed of a team of virtual professionals are the originators of this day. Its main purpose is usually to create awareness about virtual assistants’ services in the business community.
May 21st 2019
National Waitresses/Waiters Day
National Waiters and Waitresses Day aims to recognize the importance of good waiters/waitresses. They represent the restaurant, and their work can lead to a good or a bad experience. It is them who turn a good restaurant or a trendy bar to the best restaurant and the hottest bar.
May 27th 2019
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States.