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Wednesday, April 29, 2009
'And it pleased Her Royal Highness the Queen to knight in the Order of Orange......'
And if it is your name which follows than today you have been ordered to the city hall to receive by the mayor a ribbon of the Order of the Knights of Orange for your excellent acts of duty and voluntary work in society. Today is the day before Queens day, so many people receive a ribbon (has been on the radio all day) and tonight it's queens night.
City in the west of the Dutch province Utrecht, founded by the Romans in 40 AD as a castellum at the Northern Fronteer of the Roman Empire. Received city rights in 1372, forensic city for North and South Holland's bigger cities, 33.650 inhabitants.
Woerden Community contains the towns and villages: Harmelen, Kamerik and Zegveld.