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Saturday, June 8th, 2019


Mayor Jeffery Schielke issues proclamation

City of Batavia Proclaims Children’s Day, Sunday, June 9

BATAVIA, Ill., June 8, 2019 — Mayor Jeffery Schielke of the City of Batavia (Illinois) again proclaimed Children’s Day, June 2019, in the city. The Mayor Jeff is a long-time friend of Children’s Day advocate John Ross. He has issued this proclamation for many years. Children’s Day observations in the United States predate both Mother’s and Father’s Day. The day to celebrate children dates from the 1860s and earlier. The Methodist Episcopal Church at the Methodist Conference of 1868 recommended that the second Sunday in Junebe observed annually as Children’s Day. The GeneralRead More