A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving. – Albert Einstein Wishing everybody an amazing Labor Day.
Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day of remembering all who have died in the service of the United States of America. In May 1966, Waterloo, New York was officially declared the birthplace of the holiday, though more than two dozen cities and towns claim to be its birthplace. The holiday was a result of the civil war and was proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11. “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land,” he proclaimed. The date of Decoration Day, as he called it, was chosen because it wasn’t the anniversary of any particular battle. In celebration of this holiday, we are giving away a special discount to all those who will visit our store. Visit our facebook and subscribe to our newsletter for more upcoming promos.
We just wanted to take the time to wish you all a Happy National Jerky Day from Golden Valley Natural. Since our jerky is the best around using all natural organic ingredients, it’s the perfect day to enjoy a snack. Grab a bag today.