Juneteenth is just around the corner. This is the first year I get the day off as a company holiday -- not sure if my company is having any programs or events. How about yours? And if not, are you doing anything on your own to recognize/celebrate this day?

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Our company is having an HQ event on Friday. We got a soul food food truck, there will be a DJ, and games. Our Black Employee Resource Group took the lead on planning.

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Hi
I will be joining cisco bangalore soon
Can anyone share with me the holiday list for oct 2022
I need it to plan my travel
Just need to know if there's diwali holiday or not

Thanks

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