Archive for February 4th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Valentine’s Day (02/04)

Friday, February 4th, 2011


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Valentine’s Day

Feb. 04 : 10 Days to V’Day

Did you know that people have sent verses to their loved ones on Valentine’s Day since as far back as the Middle Ages?

The oldest known Valentine’s Day greeting, which was sent in the 1400s, is currently housed in the British Museum. Today, Americans are prolific senders of Valentine’s Day greetings, sending more than 180 million Valentine’s cards by mail, and exchanging another 700 million at school or work.

February 14th is Valentines Day – a worldwide celebration of love and romance, marked by giving red roses and chocolate hearts or by sending valentines. Join us as we present a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to Valentine’s Day, the day of love!

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(February 04) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Wear Red Day

Friday, February 4th, 2011

National Wear Red Day
Go red to raise awareness about women’s cardiovascular disease during the month of February, which is American Heart Month.

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