Labor Day is a holiday in the United States

Labor Day is a holiday in the United States that is dedicated to workers across the country. The intention of the holiday is to recognize the contributions that laborers make to the United States as a whole. The public holiday … Continue reading Labor Day is a holiday in the United States

New Year’s 2015

Norris & Company Realty, LLC Wish a Happy New Year To all our Friends, Family, Customers and Associates New Year’s 2015   It’s getting close to New Year’s once again, get the champagne ready! Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the start of each new year for at least four millennia. Today, most New Year’s festivities begin on December 31 (New Year’s Eve), the last day of the Gregorian calendar, and continue into the early hours of January 1 (New Year’s Day). Common traditions include attending parties, eating special New Year’s foods, making resolutions for the new year and watching … Continue reading New Year’s 2015

Boxing Day

Boxing Day   Boxing Day takes place on December 26th and is only celebrated in a few countries. It was started in the UK about 800 years ago, during the Middle Ages. It might have been the Romans that first brought this type of collecting box to the UK, but they used them to collect money for the betting games which they played during their winter celebrations! (This article was brought to you by Michael and Dee Norris Realtors, Norris & Company Realty, LLC. Winter Haven Real Estate, Providing your trusted Real Estate Services for over 20 years). Boxing Day … Continue reading Boxing Day

Boxing Day 2004 – Tsunami

  The Tsunami of 2004   This was the most deadly tsunami in world history, it was caused by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, killing more than 250,000 people in a single day and is the most devastating tsunami ever caught on film, and it traveled 375 miles (600 km) in just 75 min .(This article is brought to you by Michael and Dee Norris Realtors, Norris & Company Realty, LLC). The speed of the 2004 tsunami was too fast to get out of the way, people in its path didn’t stand a chance because, it was traveling 300 miles (480 … Continue reading Boxing Day 2004 – Tsunami

The Gift of Christmas

 Christmas wishes to all of our Family, Friends, Customers and Associates The Gift of Christmas   Christmas will always be that special day that family and friends get together to show their appreciation for one another. (This article was brought to you by Michael and Dee Norris Realtors, Norris & Company Realty, LLC. Winter Haven Real Estate, Providing your trusted Real Estate Services for over 20 years). Americans may have made some changes in the way they celebrate Christmas over the years, but some important traditions–like friends and family–remain the same. According to a Pew Research Center survey conducted among … Continue reading The Gift of Christmas

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day The Pearl Harbor attack entered the consciousness of contemporary Americans more forcefully than any other single event. Regarded as a dastardly “surprise attack” and an act of “infamy”, during the Second World War every effort was made to keep its memory bright. (This article is brought to you by Michael and Dee Norris Realtors, Norris & Company Realty, LLC National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is annually on December 7, commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, during World War II. Many American service men and women lost their lives or were injured on December … Continue reading National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day