Holidays

We’ve all seen it –  the rows of bright red gifts filling the isles of your local drugstores signaling the approaching Valentine’s Day holiday. Instead of snatching an ”I Love You” Teddy bear and a…
  With Father’s Day around the corner, coming up with ideas for celebration can be overwhelming. We did the hard work for you and came up with four simple ways to tell Dad thanks.  Offer to…
April is Diversity Month, a time to recognize and celebrate other cultures and populations. This month, take time to recognize the diversity in your workplace, school or home. By celebrating the…
At Awards4U, we believe in recognizing and celebrating those around us. That is why we are excited to participate in Random Acts of Kindness Day. This day is dedicated to taking time to recognize,…
January has arrived and 2018 has begun. For many, making New Year’s resolutions can be a fun and exciting activity but sticking to those goals can be difficult as the year goes on. Set yourself up…
New Year's activities such as watching the ball drop in Times Square, drinking champagne and sharing a kiss at midnight are tried and true traditions for many. This year, kick off 2018 by trying a…
Happy holidays! Celebrate the season with your friends and family by trying out these fun and festive activities: Write a holiday greeting to someone in the armed forces to show your appreciation…
'Tis the season to give! During the holidays, make time to give back to your friends, family or community. Here are four ways to practice generosity this season.  Volunteer with your local Meals…
Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means the holiday season is officially underway! While December can bring a lot of excitement, it can often be a stressful or hectic time for employees. Keep…
Happy Thanksgiving! Awards4U is looking forward to celebrating this great American holiday tomorrow with family and friends. As we reflect upon the history of Thanksgiving, we are reminded of our…
Today is World Kindness Day, an international observance dedicated to spreading kindness to those around you and in your community. We strive to bring happiness to others every day of the year, so we…
  Veterans Day was established as a national holiday in 1938 and pays tribute to American veterans who have served and active duty service members who are currently serving our nation. Here are four…
Witches and ghouls and goblins- oh my! Halloween is a beloved holiday for many. If your friends or family are donning creative costumes and heading out to trick or treat this year, here are four ways…
Thankfulness is a form of recognition, so it’s no surprise that Thanksgiving is one of our staff’s favorite holidays!   Create a Thankful Atmosphere: Take a moment to say what you are thankful for…
Halloween falls on a Monday this year, which can make for a great start to the week and give employees something to look forward to as their weekend comes to a close. Incorporating Halloween…
National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Beginning in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week, it was later expanded in 1988 by President Reagan. These 30 days are dedicated to…
Black History Month isn’t limited to celebrating better-known African-American leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Frederick Douglass. This month, we’re also recognizing the…
No matter what you’re celebrating, this is the time of year to enjoy family, friends and festivity. Here are 4 of our favorite ways to celebrate the holidays: 1. Drink in the Holidays with Your…
May is a great month. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and spring is in full force. I couldn’t think of a better month for Mother’s Day. We celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in…
Everyone loves a countdown. Think New Year’s Eve, the start of old movies, and David Letterman’s Top Ten. The 4s compiles decades of experience in recognizing excellence into Advice 4U.  Ladies and…