Vol. 30 October 09, 2023
We have the Solutions for Your Cleaning Needs
Metal Roof and Solar Panel Cleaning
To schedule your next roof cleaning or your next solar panel cleaning, give us a call at (805) 644-5308. If you mention this article, Kelly is offering a 10% discount (Valid until Dec 31, 2023 ) .
Dia Duit and may the road rise up to meet you! After the spooky soirée, cleaning up post-Halloween shenanigans can be as scary as a haunted house.
Bloody makeup stains on your favorite chair? Avoid a horror story by spot testing with Kelly Cleaning’s Lucky Charm. For a phantom-fresh home, attend to stains promptly to avoid haunting reminders of Halloween past with Kelly’s Steam Cleaning Services. With the right tricks and treats, your home can be a spooky-free sanctuary once more.
All of these products can be found at our Janitorial Supply Store at 2300 Knoll Dr. Suite B in Ventura. Located across the freeway from Golf-N-Stuff. Or you can call (805) 644-5308 and schedule any of our services.
Sláinte (slawn-cha) = Cheers
July’s Cleaner of the Month award and winner of the $50 grand prize goes to… Longino Munguia! Sláinte to Isabel!
Longino is a fabulous cleaner that performed well above expectations in all categories. If there is a problem in any cleaning situation, Longino is the perfect solution! He is relatively new in working with Kelly Cleaning starting in December of 2022, but we could not be happier with his work!
Let’s give it up to Longinol! Sláinte!
History of Halloween in Ireland
Halloween, known as “Samhain” in ancient Celtic traditions, finds its roots deeply entrenched in the mystical landscapes of Ireland. Samhain marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter in the Celtic calendar. During this liminal time, the veil between the earthly realm and the spirit world was believed to be at its thinnest.
The ancient Celts lit sacred bonfires, a symbolic gesture of both protection and purification. People wore costumes made of animal heads and skins, merging into the otherworldly spirits believed to roam freely during this period. Offerings were made to appease these spirits, a precursor to today’s Halloween treats.
With the advent of Christianity, Samhain blended with All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, transforming into the Halloween we recognize today. Irish immigrants carried these traditions to America, where the holiday gained popularity and evolved into the festive celebration we now cherish, featuring trick-or-treating, costumes, and spooky stories.
In Ireland today, Halloween is a dynamic fusion of ancient customs and modern festivities. While embracing the fun and playful spirit of the holiday, the Irish still hold a deep reverence for its historical and cultural significance, making Halloween a cherished tradition that bridges the gap between ancient Celtic beliefs and contemporary celebrations.
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