Flower of the month: Jonquil
Health Awareness: National Colon Cancer Awareness Month is an annual celebration observed in the United States during the month of March, to increase awareness of colorectal cancer. In the United States it is organized by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance
Holidays and Events:
8th – International Women’s Day: This day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
20th - Vernal Equinox: The equinox in spring, on about March 20 in the northern hemisphere and September 22 in the southern hemisphere. Also called spring equinox. The equinox in March, when the sun crosses the celestial equator in a northerly direction, marking the prime meridian of right ascension. Also called First Point of Aries (see Aries).
31st - Cesar Chavez Day: Cesar E. Chavez National Holiday was established by Los Angeles volunteers who organized and led the effort in California that won Cesar Chavez Day, the first legal state holiday and day of service and learning in honor of farm worker leader Cesar E. Chavez. The legal holiday bill introduced by then State
Senator Richard Polanco (Los Angeles-D) was signed into law by then Governor Gray Davis (D) on August 18, 2000. The holiday is celebrated in California on Cesar E. Chavez’s birthday March 31st. This marked the first time that a labor leader or Latino has been honored with a public legal holiday.