2023 June Events Calendar







Pride Month

Thursday, June 1 - Friday, June 30

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is celebrated each June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the US. This month also recognizes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and many others who comprise this vibrant global community--and their impact on history locally, nationally, and internationally. Festivities include parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts, and events which attract millions of participants around the world.

We wish you a safe and joyful Pride month!

Standard construction safety equipment on white wooden background. top view, safety first concepts

National Safety Month

Thursday, June 1 - Friday, June 30

Observed annually, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities.

Santana de Parnaiba, SP, Brazil - may 31, 2018 - Overview of street rugs in celebration of the day of Corpus Christi, made of organic waste.Tradition popular in Brazil and Portugal

Corpus Christi

Friday, June 16

A Catholic feast day and national holiday in Brazil. Among other elements, it includes processions along city and town streets, over rugs hand-made by the community specially for this day.

Two contrast coloured gift boxes for holiday on wooden surface.

Dia dos Namorados 

Monday, June 12

Love is in the air! June 12 is "Lover's Day," the Brazilian analog to Valentine's Day. (But is it similarly followed by half-price chocolate day?)



Monday, June 19

Juneteenth nationally commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were now free. President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation became official two and a half years earlier, but had little impact until Union forces arrived to enforce the law and overcome resistance.

In Brazil, costume of orment streets and cities for june party are traditional. These partys are characterized by music, dance, typical food and drink, attracting tourists of all world. In image, the famous city of Ouro Preto.

Festa Junina

Saturday, June 24

Summer is just beginning for our offices in the northern hemisphere, but for Brazil, it's the harvest season, and that means one thing: Festa Junina! Festivities include bonfires, dressing in traditional rural clothing, and dancing the quadrilha to mark the end of summer, celebrate the harvest, and commemorate several Catholic saints.

Two pairs of flip flops - one adult, one for a child, are stuck in the sand on a beach. Vacation time.

Father's Day 

Sunday, June 18

When does a joke become a dad joke? When it becomes apparent!

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Women in Engineering Day 

Friday, June 23

International Women in Engineering Day on June 23rd celebrates the work and achievements of women around in the world in the field of engineering, and calls the world to action in encouraging women to pursue careers in engineering. To all our women engineers, we thank you for your contributions to our mission.

Personal protective workwear and blueprint with some measuring instruments shot directly from above on rustic wood background. The protective workwear includes hard hat, gloves, earmuff, goggles, steel toe shoes, and safety vest. The composition also includes a tape measure and bubble level and a construction blueprint, all items used by construction worker or engineer. Predominant colors: yellow and brown.

Safety Committee Meetings

Tuesday June 20, 11:00 EDT (Springfield)
Tuesday June 20, noon EDT (Atlanta)
Tuesday June 20, noon PDT (San Diego)
Wednesday June 21, noon MDT (Salt Lake City)
Thursday June 22, noon EDT (Battle Creek)

Want to help the DG Safety Committee plan for 2023? Contact Chris Klesse to join the DG safety meetings.

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