NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY
Lets all have some fun on the job on National Fun At Work Day! This, unofficial national holiday, is known by some to always be celebrated on January 28th and by others always on the last Friday in January. Many people spend a good portion of their lives at work, so why should they not try to enjoy it? While looking to find fun things to do at work, let your imagination be the leader. Make sure whatever fun and exciting things that you choose has your boss’s approval. Better yet, get your boss involved in the fun.
“Dave Hemseth and Leslie Yerkes, co-authors of “301 Ways to Have Fun at Work” say that “organizations that integrate fun into work have lower levels of absenteeism, greater job satisfaction, increased productivity, and less downtime”.
NATIONAL KAZOO DAY
January 28 is National Kazoo Day, an unofficial holiday celebrating more than a century and a half of kazoo music in the United States.
Fun Kazoo Facts:
* Alabama Vest, of Macon Georgia made the first Kazoo in the 1840′s
* Commercial production of the Kazoo began in 1912
* There is a production factory museum in Eden, NY
* Carol Burnett’s character, Miss Hannigan, played the kazoo in the movie version of “Annie”
Kazoos are easy to play. You simply hum a tune into the kazoo and you are now a kazoo expert. Let’s all make some noise!!
NATIONAL BLUEBERRY PANCAKE DAY
National Blueberry Pancake Day is celebrated annually January 28th.
This favorite twist on the classic pancake is one of the most popular choices for breakfast in the USA. Look for blueberry pancakes to be featured on National Blueberry Pancake Day at many of your favorite eateries.