National Custodial Workers Recognition Day is celebrated each year on Oct. 2. This day is set aside to acknowledge the work done behind the scenes to keep schools, workplaces and public facilities clean and safe.Continue Reading
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported more than 2.3 million custodial and janitorial workers in the United States in 2012. Although there is no official proclamation designating Oct. 2 as National Custodial Workers Recognition Day, school districts and other employers use this day to display public expressions of gratitude or offer tokens of appreciation to their custodial workforce. One simple gesture anyone can make is by simply saying "thank you" to the custodial staff for doing an often thankless job.
The United Nations General Assembly declared Oct. 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence in honor of Mahatma Ghandi's birthday. In addition, the date is also World Farm Animals Day and Name Your Car Day.Learn more about Gift Giving
Customer service appreciation can be shown by using creative themes such as a movie star theme, patriotic theme, around the world theme, super hero theme, low cost theme or making a difference theme. Other ways to show appreciation include giving gifts and acknowledgements of hard work throughout the year.Full Answer >
Give a new member of the National Honor Society a frame for the certificate that comes with this distinction, or choose an academic gift such as a gift card to a bookstore or a new planner. Alternatively, give a hard-working student a break with movie or restaurant gift cards.Full Answer >
National Cookie Day, a holiday started by the Blue Chip Cookie Company, is celebrated on December 4 each year as a day to enjoy cookies. Some of the most popular cookies in early America were macaroons and gingerbread cookies, but now chocolate chip is one of the most popular varieties.Full Answer >
Schools can celebrate National Principals Month by planning an assembly or special program for students to express their appreciation for the principal. The school choir or band can also play a tribute song in honor of the principal. Plays, gifts and thank-you cards are other ideas for honoring principals.Full Answer >