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We thank God for them and strive to love more like them.

The modern holiday was first celebrated in 1907, when Anna Jarvis
held the first Mother’s Day
service of worship at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia.] Andrew’s Methodist
Church now holds the
International Mother’s Day Shrine. Her
campaign to make Mother’s Day a recognized holiday in the
United States began in 1905, the year her mother,
Ann Reeves
Jarvis
, died.

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Anna Maria Jarvis (May 1, 1864 – November 24, 1948)

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SHE WILL APPRECIATE THIS GIFT ALL YEAR!

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CELEBRATING AT VICTORY ON THIS DAY IN 1862


Cinco de Mayo (
Spanish for "Fifth of May") a yearly celebration
held on May 5, which commemorates the anniversary of
Mexico’s
victory over the
French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 led
by General
Ignacio Zaragoza (below).

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(March 24, 1829 – September 8, 1862)

Cinco de Mayo | Rotary Club of Port Moody

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A GIFT IDEA FOR MOTHER IN 1956 ~

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May Day is a public holiday celebrated on May 1 in many different cultures around the world. It is a day of unity, togetherness, and
rebirth; a day for everyone to come together and celebrate life as
we know it!

Throughout the years and decades, there have been different
meanings, festivities, and representations of May Day. The
meaning of seasonal change has been the most significant one
amongst different countries.

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