National Good Neighbour Day

Introduction

National Good Neighbour Day is a national holiday in the United States celebrated on 26 September.

Background

In the early 1970s, Becky Mattson of Lakeside, Montana created National Good Neighbor Day as a day to connect with and recognise the importance of strong leaders.

On 22 September 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed Proclamation 4601 establishing 24 September 1978 as National Good Neighbour Day, stating that it should be observed “with appropriate ceremonies and activities.”

On 28 April 2004, the Senate passed a resolution by Montana Senator Max Baucus to designate 26 September as National Good Neighbour Day.

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