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March 2015 is.

MONTH

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Prevent Cancer Foundation
1600 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 227-2732
(703) 886-4413 Fax
www.preventcancer.org/colorectal  

National Endometriosis Awareness Month
Endometriosis Association
8585 North 76th Place
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(800) 992-3636
(414) 355-2200
www.endometriosis.org

 

National Kidney Month

National Kidney Foundation

30 East 33rd Street

New York, NY 10016

(800) 622-9010

(212) 889-2210

(212) 889-2310 Fax

www.kidney.org

 

National Nutrition Month
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
www.eatright.org/nnm  

 

National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

National Council on Problem Gambling

730 11th Street NW, Suite 601

Washington, DC 20001

(800) 522-4700

(202) 547-9204

(202) 547-9206 (Fax)

 

Save Your Vision Month
American Optometric Association
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard, First Floor
St. Louis, MO 63141
(800) 365-2219

(314) 991-4100
(314) 991-4101 Fax

 

Trisomy Awareness Month
Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 & Related Disorders
2982 South Union Street
Rochester, NY 14624-1926
(800) 716-SOFT (7638)
(585) 594-4621
(585) 594-1957 Fax
http://www.trisomy.org  

 

Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Prevent Blindness America
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312)363-6001
www.preventblindness.org  

 

Also:

 

American Red Cross Month

Alport Syndrome Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Credit Education Month

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Month

Deaf History Month (03/13 to 04/15)

Employee Spirit Month

Expanding Girl’s Horizons in Science & Engineering Month

Honor Society Awareness Month

International Listening Awareness Month

Irish-American Heritage Month

Malignant Hypertension Awareness & Training Month

Music In Our Schools Month

National Athletic Training Month

National Caffeine Awareness Month

National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month

National Craft Month

National Essential Tremor Month

National Ethics Awareness Month

National Eye Donor Month

National Kite Month

National March into Literacy Month

National Multiple Sclerosis Education & Awareness Month

National Social Work Month

National Women’s History Month

Optimism Month

Poison Prevention Awareness Month

Sing With Your Child Month

Vascular Abnormalities Month

Youth Art Month  

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK

March 2nd - 8th
National Sleep Awareness Weekฎ

National Sleep Foundation
1010 North Glebe Road, Suite 310

Arlington, VA, 22201

(703) 243-1697
www.sleepfoundation.org  

March 3rd - 7th
National School Breakfast Week

School Nutrition Association
120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300
National Harbor, MD 20745
(800) 877-8822
(301) 686-3100
(301) 686-3115 Fax
www.schoolnutrition.org/nsbw  

March 8th – 14th

Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Foundation

268 Summer Street, 6th Floor

Boston, MA 02210

(617) 391-9900

(617) 391-9999 (fax)

March 15th – 21st 

Flood Safety Awareness Week

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services
1325 East West Highway, Rm 13142

Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 713-1677 x124
www.nws.noaa.gov/floodsafety/ondex.shtml

March 15th – 21st
National Poison Prevention Week

Poison Prevention Week Council
American Association of Poison Control Centers

515 King Street, Suite 510

Alexandria, VA 22314

(703)894-1858
www.aapcc.org  

 

March 16th – 22nd
Brain Awareness Week

Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
505 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 401-1689
(212) 593-7623 Fax

www.dana.org/brainweek  

 

March 22nd – 28th
National Tsunami Preparedness Week

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services
1325 East West Highway, Station 168

Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 713-1677 x124
www.tsunami.gov

 

March 23rd – 27th  

National Youth Violence Prevention Week

National Association of SAVE

322 Chapanoke Road, Suite 110
Raleigh, NC 27603
(866)-343-SAVE (7283)  

(919) 661-7800

(919) 661-7777 (fax)
www.nationalsave.org

 

 

Also:

 

National Write A Letter of Appreciation Week, 1st – 7th

 

National Consumer Protection Week, 1st – 7th

 

National Words Matter Week,

 

Save Your Vision Week, 1st -7th 

 

Severe Weather Preparedness Week, 1st – 7th

 

Woman in Construction Week, 1st – 7th 

 

Iditarod Race, 7th – 22nd  

 

National Agriculture Week, 8th – 13th

 

Universal Women’s Week, 8th – 14th

 

National Animal Poison Prevention Week, 15th – 21st  

 

National Inhalant and Poisons Awareness Week, 15th – 21st  

 

Wellderly Week, 16th – 22nd  

 

Wildlife Week, 16th – 22nd  

 

National Cleaning Week, 22nd – 28th  

 

Pediatric Nurse Practioner Week, 22nd – 28th

 

Root Canal Awareness Week, 22nd – 28th

 

 

 

 

 

DAY

March 10th
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 728 E
Washington, DC 20201
(800) 994-9662
(202) 401-4005 Fax
www.womenshealth.gov/nwghaad/

March 12th

World Kidney Day
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010/(212) 889-2210
(212) 889-2310 Fax
www.kidney.org  

March 20th
National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
720 South Colorado Blvd., Suite 650-S
Denver, CO 80246
(720) 382-2244
(720) 382-2248 Fax
www.nnaapc.org/news/awareness-day.htm  

March 24th
American Diabetes Alert Day

American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-1500
(703) 549-6995 Fax
www.diabetes.org

March 24th
World Tuberculosis Day

Stop TB Partnerhsip (Secretariat)
World Health Organization
HTM/STB/TBP
20, avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27
SWITZERLAND,
+(41) 22 791 4650
+(41) 22 791 4886 Fax
www.stoptb.org/events/world_tb_day  

 

Also:

World Compliment Day – 1st

 

NEA’s Read Across America Day – 2nd

 

National Anthem Day – 3rd  

 

Unique Names Day – 3rd

 

Benjamin Harrison Day – 4th

 

International Scrapbooking Industry Day – 4th

 

March Forth-Do Something Day – 4th

 

National Grammar Day – 4th

 

Employee Appreciation Day – 6th

 

Check Your Batteries Day – 8th

 

Day for Women’s Rights & International Peace – 8th

 

Daylight Saving Time Begins – 8th

 

Organize Your Home Office Day – 10th

 

Salvation Army Day – 10th

 

Registered Dietitian Day – 11th

 

World Plumbing Day – 11th

 

Girl Scout Birthday Day – 12th

 

Good Samaritan Involvement Day – 13th

 

K-9 Veterans Day – 13th

 

World Consumer Rights Day – 15th

 

Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day – 16th

 

St. Patrick’s Day – 17th 

 

National Biodiesel Day – 18th

 

Kick Butts Day (Quit Smoking) – 18th

 

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – 21st

 

International Sports Car Racing Day – 21st

 

National Common Courtesy Day – 21st

 

World Down Syndrome Day – 21st

 

As Young As You Feel Day – 22nd

 

World Meteorological Day – 23rd

 

Legal Assistants Day – 26th

 

Make Up Your Own Holiday Day – 26th

 

Doctors Day – 30th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    
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