He came in the mail a few days ago, along with a letter from my niece Brianna. In the letter, Brianna asked us to take Flat Stanley's picture doing something in our city and send it back to her. She also asked us to fill out a survey about where we live to help the kids in her class learn about other cities. (I believe the point of the project is to learn about distant communities. The fact that we live about 15 miles from Bri makes this pretty funny, but of course I'll play along.)
What is the community famous for? Little Brown Jug Horse Race
Historical Facts About Your City: Former President Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware and met his wife Lucy at Ohio Wesleyan University. Also, during the Civil War when Ohio sympathized with the north, Delaware served as a hub for the Underground Railroad.
Current Event: The city manager has presented his 2009 budget to the city council. After a series of public hearings, members of city council will vote to accept or reject this budget.
How Far From the Capital City: 24 miles north of Columbus
with the vice-mayor, a city councilman, the mayor, and I
at a city council meeting. Think she'll get extra-credit
for the inclusion of local celebrities????
It has been a very boring couple of days when all you can
come up with to blog about is a school project involving a flat paper man.