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Happy Mother’s Day

Date: May 12, 2017
Type: AFA Article

Sunday, May 14th, is Mother's Day.  It is the day we nationally celebrate and honor maternal bonds, motherhood and, most importantly, the mother of our family.  On this day during the year we acknowledge all of the women in our lives who have been instrumental in our development and refinement contributing their personal best in order for each of us to become the individuals we are today. 

Across the years, our Union has made dedicated efforts to change the social dynamic and to ensure women could marry and have children all while remaining a vibrant part of our work force of Safety Professionals.  These remarkable women have simultaneously made a commitment to our profession as they have brought their unique skill sets to the job and contributed in building our careers to infuse the diversity that makes us stand out in our industry today. 

This weekend, wherever we are and whatever we do, let’s do our personal best to recognize those mothers who will spend their Mother’s Day away from their families.  In particular, we should recognize those amongst us who, through their commitment to our profession, will make it possible for other mothers to spend time with their families. 

Let’s also keep in mind this weekend those who have lost their mothers.  Each of us has a unique connection with our mother through a bond that can never be replaced by another.  It is through this bond that we have a connection with each other, the connection of the heart.

Whether you are flying or celebrating Mother’s Day, on behalf of the entire United Master Executive Council, we wish all the Mothers a safe and enjoyable Mother’s Day holiday. 

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