May 2021 Events Calendar


The top or upper half of a May pole used in celebration of May Day.

May Day

Saturday May 1, 2021

Happy Spring!


National Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1 - May 31, 2021

Millions of people face the reality and stigma of living with mental illness every day. Mental Health Awareness Month was established in 1949 to raise awareness about mental health, fight stigmas, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. Look for DG's #Tools2Thrive throughout May as part of our Mental Health Awareness Month participation!

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National Pet Month

May 1 - May 31, 2021

National Pet Month is a celebration of the benefits that pets and their people bring to each other. Here's to all our two, four, and no-legged companions for the smiles they bring us every day.

istanbul, Turkey - December 13, 2015: Star Wars droid toys r2d2, c3p0 and bb8 photographed on reflective white background.

Star Wars Day

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

May the 4th be with you!


Cinco de Mayo

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Celebrate the Mexican Army's 1862 victory against the French! Or just enjoy a margarita with your friends via Zoom. We won't judge.

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Mother's Day

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Have you called your mom lately?


International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Monday, May 17, 2021

This is a day of unity for events and actions promoting and celebrating LGTB+ rights. Read more for ideas on covid-safe actions you can take to support the community today.

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Mental Health Month Speaker:
Lise Leroux

Friday, May 21, 2021

A management coach and published writer, Lise Leroux will speak as part of Dennis Group's Mental Health Awareness Month agenda, covering topics such as: how mental health issues might impact a team member, support in the workplace, and best practices for helping others who are suffering from a mental health issue. Register for the webinar here.

Toronto night view for the new year

Victoria Day (Canada)

Monday, May 24, 2021

Victoria Day began as a celebration of Queen Victoria's birthday on the 24th of May and has endured since the Canada government declared it a national holiday in 1845. Informally, it also marks the start of the summer season and is celebrated with picnics, parades, and fireworks. Here's wishing a happy and safe Victoria Day to our Canadian employees!


Memorial Day (US)

Monday, May 31, 2021

Memorial day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring those who have died while serving in the U.S. Military. Many visit cemeteries and memorials on this day to honor and mourn.

Memorial Day is also considered the unofficial start of summer in the United States.

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Safety Committee Meetings

Want to help make DG safer? Contact Chris Klesse to join DG's safety committee meetings.

Thursday May 6, 11-noon EST (Toronto)
Tuesday May 18, noon EST (Atlanta)
Tuesday May 18, noon PST (San Diego)
Wednesday May 19, noon MST (Salt Lake City)
Thursday May 20, 10am EST (Battle Creek)
Thursday May 20, noon EST (Springfield)

If you have any events that you'd like us to include this month or in future months, let us know!
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