“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.”
— Franklin D. Roosevelt
The METALCON team wishes you and your family a safe and Happy 4th of July!
President’s Day isn’t really President’s Day
The federal holiday, always celebrated on the third week of February, was created to honor our first president, George Washington. Although the federally-recognized holiday honors Washington, Presidents’ Day has become the familiar name for the holiday thanks to several presidents’ birthdays taking place in February.Continue reading
Belated Thanksgiving holiday wishes to all of our METALCON readers. With the turkey and trimmings behind us, it is time for the twinkling of holiday lights to appear on homes, in city centers, on office buildings and more. Continue reading
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity.” Martin Luther King
Labor Day is the annual holiday in the United States that celebrates the achievements of workers. Labor Day has its origins in the labor union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.
The METALCON community wishes you a restful and meaningful Labor Day.
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“The American, by nature, is optimistic. he is experimental, an inventor, and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.”
– John F. Kennedy
On this day 242 years ago, we celebrate the birth of America when the Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 representatives from the thirteen states (previously known as the Thirteen Colonies).
Wishing you and your family a safe and Happy 4th of July!