Thursday, December 16, 2010

Our Yearly Newsletter

Our yearly newsletter is now ready!
CLICK HERE to read and print it!

Here are just some of the things you will find in this newsletter:

Here are all of the answers to the trivia section:
  • What ratio of people buried in avalanches survive the ordeal? One in four
  • What was the world record for the most snowfall in a 24-hour period? 76 inches in Silver Lake, Colorado
  • The largest iceberg ever recorded worldwide was 207 miles long and 62 miles wide. Where was it found? In the Arctic
  • The first New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square happened in? 1907
  • What does Auld Lang Syne mean? Times gone by
  • In what state is a pine cone dropped on New Year's eve? Flagstaff Arizona
  • What New Year tradition began in Greece around 600 BC? Using a baby to signify the new year
  • In December of 1843, what famous Christmas story was first published? A Christmas Carol
  • On the Island of Misfit Toys, why was the cowboy a misfit toy? He rode an ostrich
  • Who was seated next to me a day or two ago in the song Jingle Bells? Miss Fanny Bright


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