It's Turkey Day! The CWS office will be closed Thursday, November 23rd so the team can spend valuable time with family and friends. If there's an emergency, please call (888) 426-7793. If there is a non-emergency issue, please notify us by email.
If you are looking for some dinner conversation starters so Aunt Norma doesn't ask about your relationship status again -- here ya go:
Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians first shared an autumn harvest feast in 1621 that is acknowledged as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations. However, it wasn't until 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held in November.
According to the National Turkey Federation, 90 percent of Americans have turkey on the Thanksgiving menu.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade became a tradition in 1924 and now boasts 2 to 3 million spectators along its 2.5 mile route.
Benjamin Franklin thought the turkey should have been our national bird, not the eagle.
Now that you can impress your family with your knowledge, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!