The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates […]
Memorial Day for most Americans is full of family gatherings, cookouts, and fun in the sun. Many mark the end of school and the beginning of summer with this day. But Memorial Day is fundamentally a day to remember those who died fighting for our freedoms. Most of the dead from various wars throughout our […]
Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the New Testament of the Bible, the event is said to have occurred three days after Jesus was crucified by the Romans and died in roughly 30 A.D. The holiday concludes the “Passion of Christ,” a series of events […]
Think you have seen a lot of technology in your lifetime? Think again! My wife, Vivian, and I had lunch with Maxine Lincoln this week at her home in Centralia, MO. She’s celebrating her 100th birthday and we brought Maxine’s best friend (my mother-in-law Bonnie Jean Backues) for a special visit. Bonnie is only 95. […]
The Web turns 30 today. And it’s quite likely that most of the people using and benefiting from the World Wide Web now are just barely 30 themselves, if that. Those of us who programmed computers using dumb terminals and received tremendous satisfaction when all the punch cards worked the first time, are still amazed […]
Valentine’s Day is all about love — hearts and flowers and everything else that will express our affection for the one we love. Our hope is that it will put a seal on the “Be Mine” sentiment we find on the heart candy every year. “Be Mine” is also what a lot of employers are […]
Ready to start tackling those resolutions you just set? Lose weight? Save money? Step up in your career? Invest time in family? Oh, you didn’t make any resolutions (at least for anyone to hear)? According to leadership guru Michael Hyatt in his article “Your Best Year Ever, Without the Resolutions,” that’s actually a good move. […]
With all the challenges and successes of 2018 behind us, we are eager to launch into the new year with strength, confidence, and vision. To all of our partners in business, the staff of Core Technology Solutions wishes you a happy and successful 2019.
From the entire CTS family, we hope that you and yours enjoy all the blessings that this season offers as you celebrate faith, family, and peace on earth. Merry Christmas!
“The National Thanksgiving Proclamation was the first formal proclamation of Thanksgiving in the United States. President George Washington declared Thursday, November 26, 1789 as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer.”