Holiday Monday Coming Up….

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Just to let you know…

Banks, most government offices and some businesses will be closed to celebrate the birthday of Benito Juarez on Monday, March 17th, 2014. The holiday has been lately observed on the third Monday of March — his actual birthday is March 21st.

Benito Juarez, 1806-1872, is a national hero and was President of Mexico from 1861-1863 and 1867-1872. He was also Governor of his home state, Oaxaca (1847). During his terms as President, he sought to establish a balanced economy & carried out numerous public works.  He may be most commonly known for, however, of separating church and state in Mexico.

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