Did You Know - August 2009
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This issue of the Gleaner features the Oregon Adventist Men's Chorus' trip to Romania. Here is some information about their European destination.
Romania, at a Glance:
Size: 91,725 square miles
The Palace of Parliament, located in Bucharest, is the largest office building in Europe and second-largest in the world, after the U.S. Pentagon
In 1899, the Romanian city of Timisoara became the first in Europe to have electric street lighting.
Romanian Gymnast Nadia Comaneci received the first score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastics event.
Cindy's Garden Blog
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Follow Max Torkelsen, NPUC president, on the job as he travels thoughout the Northwest and beyond. Stay informed about what your president is up to and read about how he sees God at work everywhere he goes.