Mondays Matter

Mondays Matter: Week 42

I can’t believe this is week 42 already! That means only 10 more weeks of 2009 left! YIKES! Christmas is only 9 weeks away. Enjoy the last 10 weeks and make sure you are making a difference! Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly…
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Mondays Matter: Week 41

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza CHOOSE CANVAS BAGS -Almost 7 billion paper bags and 440 billion plastic bags are used every year. -Only 5.2 % of plastic bags and 21% of paper bags are recycled. -The average length of time a…
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Mondays Matter: Week 40

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza THANK A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER -Over 675,000 sworn officers and nearly 295,000 civilian officers protect and serve citizens. -Over 14 million arrests occur annually for all offenses except traffic violations. ACTION STEPS 1. Walk up…
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Mondays Matter: Week 39

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza HAVE FUN WITH AN ELDERLY PERSON -The fastest growing age group is 85 years and older. -Every 7.5 seconds a baby boomer turns 60. -1 out of 5 people, or 72 million, will be 65 years…
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Mondays Matter: Week 38

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza DONATE BLOOD -Every 2 seconds someone needs blood. -38,000 pints of blood are used every day. -Demand for blood is rising faster than the rate of donations. In fact, donations are declining. -1 pint of blood…
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Mondays Matter: Week 37

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza MENTOR A CHILD -3 million youth are currently involved in a mentoring program. -15 million youth are in need of mentoring. If they don’t get it they’re more likely to not reach adulthoood successfully. These youth…
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Mondays Matter: Week 36

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza BE NEIGHBORLY -The average dual-career couple works away from their home a combined 18.2 hours/day. -People spend less than 15 minutes/day doing outside chores and gardening compared to over 3 hours watching TV or movies and…
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Mondays Matter: Week 35

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways to Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza GO EXERCISE! -More than 50% of adults do NOT get enought physical activity and 24% are not physically active at all. ACTION STEPS 1. Set a goal for yourself. Think about what types of benefits you…
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Mondays Matter: Week 34

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways to Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza. PICK UP LITTER -Common litter includes cigarette butts, plastic bags, paper, candy wrappers, fast-food packages, bottle caps, 6-pack can holders, glass bottles and plastic straws: equal to about 180 million tons of trash per year. -People…
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Mondays Matter: Week 33

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza READ A BOOK -Only 1 in 6 people read 12 or more books a year. -Leisure reading has declined 7% over the last 10 years. -55% 0f women compared to 37% of men read for leisure.…
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