Archive for April 25th, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to the Month of May 2009 (04/25)

Saturday, April 25th, 2009


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about
the Month of May

April 25 : 06 days till May

Did you know that the emerald is the May birthstone?

Emeralds are one of the most valuable of the twelve birthstones, second only to the diamond. In fact, some quality emeralds are even more costly than comparable weight diamonds. The emerald is considered to be a symbol of success and love.

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(April 25) Today we're observing . . .  Malaria Awareness Day / World Malaria Day

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

Malaria Awareness Day / World Malaria Day
An international campaign helping to raise awareness about the devastating — yet preventable — disease of malaria, which is still rampant across Africa.

photo credit: via flickr

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