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It's Boss's Week!

Ok, don't laugh! Yes, there is a holiday known as Boss's Day. According to Wikipedia Boss's Day (also known as Bosses Day or National Boss Day) is a secular holiday celebrated on October 16 in the United States. It has traditionally been a day for employees to thank their boss for being kind and fair throughout the year.

The history of Boss's Day is that Patricia Bays Haroski registered "National Boss' Day" with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958. She was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois at the time and chose October 16 because she forgot that the birthday of her boss, who was her father, was actually on the 16th. Four years later in 1962, Illinois Governor Otto Kerner backed Haroski's registration and officially proclaimed the day.

National Boss' Day has become an international celebration in recent years and now is observed in countries such as Australia, India and South Africa and very recently Ireland and the UK. Here at our shops we encourage folks to celebrate the holiday all week.

For those of you who actually like your boss, here's a chance to win a bouquet of flowers for them. Just email us a note to customercare@mondayflowers.com and tell us why you like your boss. Winners will be notified via email. We'll send them a bouquet, from you. If you actually like your boss, they probably deserve it!!
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