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February 2014

There are 3 blog entries for February 2014.

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Since 1976, Americans have recognized the month of February as Black History or National African American History Month.  The entire month is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of African Americans and the critical roles that they have played throughout our country’s history.  Although many people celebrate black heritage during February, many people don’t know where and how Black History Month originated.

  • In 1926 the second week of February was designated Black History Week by the Association for the Study of Black life and History
  • In the late 1960’s, this week evolved into Black History Month
  • In 1976 President Gerald Ford officially recognized February as Black History Month in the United States
  • Since 1976, every US President has
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Ah, love is in the air once again this year. Friday is Valentine’s Day and we here at TREG have interesting events, ideas, facts, and recipes for you to share with that special someone.

Last Minute Gifts:

So it’s Valentine’s Day, Wait, what?! Already?! If you have found yourself in a little bit of a rush to get your special someone a gift here are some last minute ideas.

A good book

It may seem simple, but if he/she enjoys reading, they are bound to have mentioned a book or two that they would like to read.

A framed picture

Yeah, it’s a little cliché, but a picture of a special moment in your relationship – a trip, a celebration, a holiday – is a great reminder of where you’ve been and moments shared.

A spontaneous road trip/ get away

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The National Association of REALTORS® Houselogic – Your FREE source of information and tools!

As a homeowner, you care about your investment. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® cares about homeownership. To help you become the best, most knowledgeable homeowner you aspire to be, NAR wants to provide you with free information and tools you can use to make smart and timely decisions about your home.  Helping consumers become more informed is important to the stability and value of the housing market – and your overall enjoyment of your home.

After our recent few weeks of snow and cold, many of us Hampton Roads residents are counting the days until the weather gets warm and we can enjoy a little bit of spring.  But, with warmer temperatures comes

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