Click here to download the full newsletter MARCH FUN FACTS: Welcome to the third month of the year—or, if you were born before 150 B.C., the first! According to the oldest Roman calendars, one year was ten months long, beginning in March and ending in December. It may sound crazy, but you can still see…

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Click here to download the full newsletter FEBRUARY FUN FACTS: February is mostly recognized for Valentine’s Day, flowers, and depending on where you are, being incredibly cold!  Oddly enough, even though it’s just another month, there’s a lot of history behind this month of romance and love!  February fluctuates between having 28 and 29 days…

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Click here to download the full newsletter Full newsletter includes minutes from the Village Board Meeting JANUARY FUN FACTS: The name given to the month of ‘January’ is derived from the ancient Roman name ‘Janus’ who presided over the gate to the new year. He was revered as the ‘God of Gateways’, ‘Doorways’ and of…

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Click here to download the full newsletter DECEMBER FUN FACTS: Birthstone: Turquoise Flower: Paper White Narcissus, Holly or Poinsettia Astrological Signs: November 22-December 21 Sagittarius December 22-January 19 Capricorn December is the twelfth and final month of the Gregorian calendar and the first month of winter. It derives its name from the Latin word decem,…

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Click here to download the complete newsletter NOVEMBER FUN FACTS: November, the 11th month of the year, has 30 days and marks the beginning of the winter holiday season for most folks, even if the winter solstice doesn’t occur until late December. We’ve made this month, named for the ninth (novem) month in the early…

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Click here to download the Newsletter OCTOBER FUN FACTS: OCTOBER BIRTH FLOWERS October’s birth flowers are the cosmos and the calendula or marigold. Cosmos is a symbol of joy in life and love and of peace. The calendula (aka garden, English, or pot marigold) represents winning grace, grief, or chagrin in the language of flowers.…

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Click here to download the full newsletter SEPTEMBER FUN FACTS: September, in Old England, was called Haervest-monath (Harvest Month). This is the time to gather up the rest of the harvest and prepare for the winter months. There are flowers enough in the summertime, More flowers than I can remember— But none with the purple,…

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Click here to download newsletter AUGUST FUN FACTS: August was named in honor of Augustus Caesar. It has 31 days because Augustus wanted as many days as Julius Caesar’s month of July had. (They took that extra day from February) Previously names Sextilis in Latin, it was the sixth month of the Roman calendar. Birthstone:…

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Click here to download newsletter JULY FUN FACTS: Fourth of July is a holiday to look forward to every year! Full of outside, summer fun, barbecued foods, and firework displays. Behind all of that, however, is history! In celebration of our nation’s Independence Day, here are 10 fun facts and pieces of trivia: 1. John…

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