Happy Labor Day!

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Whether you celebrate it because it signifies the end of the summer or because it also designates the beginning of the NFL and college football seasons, the first Monday of September is Labor Day in the United States. This is a holiday traditionally spent with friends, cooking out in the back yard while enjoying ice-cold adult beverages.

But obviously, there is a deeper history and meaning behind it …

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If you are in the US and celebrating Labor Day today, we hope you have a fun, safe & enjoyable day off!

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