Thursday, January 23, 2014

National Handwriting Day, In the News, and Enjoy

National Handwriting Day - National Handwriting Day is an opportunity to reintroduce yourself to a pen or pencil and a piece of paper.

In this day of computers, more and more information, notes, and letters are sent back and forth via a keyboard and cyberspace.

According to the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA) website, the purpose of National Handwriting Day is to alert the public to the importance of handwriting. According to WIMA, National Handwriting Day is a chance for all of us to re-explore the purity and power of handwriting.

Participate in National Handwriting Day by writing a note or letter to someone.

National Handwriting Day was established by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association in 1977. January 23rd was chosen because this is the birthday of John Hancock. John Hancock was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence.

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