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  • Happy Turkey Day!

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends! Don't pig out too much

    Hope everyone has a SAFE long weekend, and a quiet one for calls.
    September 11th - Never Forget

    I respect firefighters and emergency workers worldwide. Thank you for what you do.

    Sheri
    IACOJ CRUSTY CONVENTION CHAIR
    Honorary Flatlander

    RAY WAS HERE FIRST

  • #2
    WHAT...did I miss something??? Ok this is a test.

    Thanksgiving is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November, which this year (2003) is November 27th.
    Last edited by E40FDNYL35; 10-11-2003, 12:35 PM.
    ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
    NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
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    • #3
      hehehe how quickly they forget ... Ray I could swear you started last year's "Happy Thanksgiving to the Canucks" thread last year? If not, you posted a blurb about Canadian Thanksgiving history in it for sure, I remember! hehehe

      September 11th - Never Forget

      I respect firefighters and emergency workers worldwide. Thank you for what you do.

      Sheri
      IACOJ CRUSTY CONVENTION CHAIR
      Honorary Flatlander

      RAY WAS HERE FIRST

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      • #4
        Canadian Thanksgiving is celebrated on the 2nd Monday of October. This year Thanksgiving will fall on Monday, October 13, 2003.

        Thanksgiving in Canada has generally thought to come from three traditions.

        European farmers in Europe held celebrations at harvest time to give thanks for their good fortune of a good harvest and abundance of food. They would often fill a curved goat's horn with fruits and grains. This was known as a cornucopia or horn of good plenty. When Europeans came to Canada it is thought to have become an influence on the Canadian Thanksgiving tradition.

        Around 1578 English navigator Martin Frobisher held a ceremony, in what is now called the province of Newfoundland to give thanks for surviving his journey there. Other settlers later arrived and continued these "thankful" ceremonies. This was also thought to be an influence on the Canadian Thanksgiving tradition.

        The third influence happened in 1621 in what was to become the United States. Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest in the "New World". Around 1750 this celebration of harvest was brought to Nova Scotia by American settlers from the south. At the same time, French settlers arriving were also holding feasts of "thanksgiving". These celebrations and offerings of "Thanks" influenced the Canadian Thanksgiving.


        In 1879 Canadian Parliament declared November 6th a day of Thanksgiving and a national holiday. Over the years the date of Thanksgiving changed several times until on January 31st, 1957 Parliament proclaimed....."that the 2nd Monday in October"........"be a Day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed.".

        In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November according to a declaration by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. If you think about it this does make sense - since in Canada we have a shorter growing season and our harvest is sooner then in the US - our Thanksgiving celebrations should be earlier to celebrate the harvest time.
        ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
        NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
        343
        CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
        LT. John Ginley Engine 40
        FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
        FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
        FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
        FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
        FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
        FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
        FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
        FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
        FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40

        Charleston 9
        "If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
        *******************CLICK HERE*****************

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        • #5
          Happy Thanksgiving to all of our friends up in Canada.
          Jaime
          No longer an explorer-
          Currently Keene State College Class of 2008
          KEENE STATE RUGBY #5!!!
          I shed blood for my ruggers.
          <forever ruggers, forever sisters>
          www.kscwrfc.org

          All gave some, some gave all. Gone but not forgotten. 9/11/01

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          • #6
            is that the same as regifting? hahaha
            September 11th - Never Forget

            I respect firefighters and emergency workers worldwide. Thank you for what you do.

            Sheri
            IACOJ CRUSTY CONVENTION CHAIR
            Honorary Flatlander

            RAY WAS HERE FIRST

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            • #7
              turkey day x2

              This is the best thing about moving next to the US / Canada border. The RA's in my dorm are cooking for us tonight. SWEET. FREE FOOD!!!!


              'say ya to da UP, eh?'

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              • #8
                Happy Thanksgiving to all of our neighbouring friends & colleagues! We'll do mutual aid to Canada so you all can spend time tomorrow with friends & family!
                ~Kevin
                Firefighter/Paramedic
                --^v--^v--^v--^v--
                Of course, that's just my opinion. I could be wrong
                Dennis Miller

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                • #9
                  MMMMMMMM Love Thanksgiving .......

                  I love Thanksgiving, fall is my favorite time of year, and I can't wait to have that big ole turkey din din. Gonna spend today making pies, my sweet potato casserole and a few other things that I can precook and then just reheat tomorrow, since I'm on call for dayshift and may have to run out for a while.


                  *yikes* I'd better remember to take some bread out for stuffing
                  To the world you might be one person, but to one person you just might be the world.

                  IACOJ-WOT proud

                  GO WHITE SOX!!!!!

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                  • #10
                    congrats to my neighbors to the north.........enjoy !
                    IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
                    Pardon me sir.. .....but I believe we are all over here !
                    ATTENTION ALL SHOPPERS: Will the dead horse please report to the forums.(thanks Motown)
                    RAY WAS HERE 08/28/05
                    LETHA' FOREVA' ! 010607
                    I'm sorry, I haven't been paying much attention for the last 3 hours.....what were we discussing?
                    "but I guarentee you I will FF your arse off" from>
                    http://www.firehouse.com/forums/show...60#post1137060post 115

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