April 17 is Ellis Island Family History Day
If your family came into the United States through Ellis Island and told you how they landed, how much (or little) money they had and how they got their humble beginnings, then you know the importantce of Ellis Island Family History Day.
Well Arrow Shirt Company ~ The Authentic American Brand created the “We are Ellis Island” campaign which is raising money to restore dilapidated buildings on the south side of Ellis Island. Through association with Save Ellis Island, the Arrow brand is committed to preserving Ellis Island with the help of the National Park Service. Arrow launched the website www.WeAreEllisIsland.com for visitors to post their family stories, share inspiring stories of hope, courage and perseverance, all in the name of living out the great American dream. When you visit We Are Ellis Island you can read these stories and donate money to the causes Arrow committed to donate 1% of its wholesale sales to the project. To learn more about Arrow, visit Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.
April 17th is also Get to Know Your Customers Day ~ According to a study by the Promotional Products Association, consumers have a better reaction to promotional products than to other forms of advertising. 25% of respondents said they were more likely to purchase products when they receive or see promotional products (as opposed to 17%) and 26% were more likely to refer the advertiser to another person (versus 16%).
April 17th is also:
Blah! Blah! Blah! Day
Husband Appreciation Day
Record Store Day
Teach Your Daughter to Volunteer Day
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