February 2021

Feb 15, 2021

Click here to download the full newsletter February FUN FACTS: The February Birthstone is ~~Amethyst The official birthstone for the month of February is the stunning purple amethyst and hence the February birthstone color is purple. February is one of the few months that only have one birthstone, so there is no alternative February gemstone.…

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January 2021

Jan 5, 2021

NEWS FROM OUR VILLAGE PRESIDENT: 2020 was an interesting year in many respects. As we navigated through the year as a village, I have been so pleased and impressed with the staff and village board. The commitment demonstrated by Amy Huber, Daisha Nolen, Nick Hofstader, and your board members ensured that we were able to…

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March 2020

Mar 17, 2020

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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February 2020

Feb 10, 2020

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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January 2020

Jan 9, 2020

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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December 2019

Dec 1, 2019

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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November 2019

Nov 4, 2019

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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October 2019

Oct 4, 2019

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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September 2019

Sep 4, 2019

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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