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August 6, 2014. The July and August 2014 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

June 30, 2014. The May and June 2014 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

May 5, 2014. The April 2014 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

May 2, 2014. Memorial Day service info is on the front page.

April 3, 2014. Detailed information about the 2014 Easter Egg hunt and the August 31 Gymanfa Ganu are now on the front page.

Marcch 12, 2014. Some Salem Church annual reports from recent years have been uploaded. March 2014 financial statements are now available.

March 10, 2014. The March council minutes are now available.

February 4, 2014. The February and corrected January 2014 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

January 18, 2014. January 2014 financial statements are now available.

Janury 12, 2014. The January council minutes are now available.

December 23, 2013. The December 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 21, 2013. Updated village government page reflects the results of the November 2013 election.

November 27, 2013. The November 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

November 6, 2013. The October 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

october 1, 2013. Notice of Halloween activities is near the top of the main page.

september 29, 2013. Added new links to the top of the "Van Wert and Ohio" links on the main page.

september 26, 2013. The September 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

August 23, 2013. The August 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

JULY 18, 2013. Notice of the 2013 Gymanfa Ganu is prominantly displayed near the top of the main page.

July 6, 2013. The July 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

June 8, 2013. The June 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

May 28, 2013. The May 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

April 13, 2013. The February 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

April 9, 2013. A 1906 welsh language newspaper article about Venedocia has been added to the history page.

March 25, 2013. Info on an emergency community power outage shelter and a link to the village junk ordinance are shown near the beginning of the main page.

March 12, 2013. The March 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

February 19, 2013. The February 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

February 9, 2013. Notice of March 10 St. David's Day meal is near the top of the main page.

January 21, 2013. The January 2013 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

January 15, 2013. A prominant link to the Lions Club college scholarship application is on the front page.

December 25, 2012. The December 2012 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 9, 2012. santa comes to town Dec 16 2pm at Lions Bldg.

December 1, 2012. The November 2012 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

October 22, 2012. The October 2012 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

October 11, 2012. A link for free downloads of Welsh language calendars, diaries, and deskpads is now below the Welsh flag on the main page

October 5, 2012. Trick-or-Treet information for Oct 27 is on the front page.

September 17, 2012.The September 2012 financial statements are now available. Text of the newly passed Junk Ordinance is available on the council minutes page

September 10, 2012. The September 2012 council minutes are now available.

August 27, 2012. Links have been updated leading to the new and improved Venedocia Lions Club web site.

August 25, 2012. Links to the New Salem Church web site have been added to Venedocia.org. The old church web site with its historical documents remains available.

August 10, 2012. The August 2012 council minutes are now available.

July 31, 2012 Gymanfa Ganu info is now posted. Link is just below the flag on the main page.
Better late than never, the June 2012 council minutes are now available.

July 28, 2012 The July 2012 council minutes are now available.

June 4, 2012. The May 2012 council minutes are now available.

May 11, 2012. A link to the May 2012 article about venedocia.org in The Municipal Magazine is now just below the village logo on the front page.

May 1, 2012.The April 2012 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

April 19, 2012. A link to a recent Lima News article about Salem Church is now on the Salem Church page.

April 10, 2012. Lions Club Agricultural School scholarship applications for 2012 can be printed from the main page. Due May 14.

April 3, 2012. Lions Club college scholarship applications for 2012 can be printed from the main page. Due May 14.

March27, 2012. The March 2012 council minutes are now available.

March 21, 2012. Some bad links were cleaned up in the Van Wert County and Wales sections of the main page.

Marcch 15, 2012. Updated population and demographic data on main page.

Februaary 20, 2012.The February 2012 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

February 18, 2012. A whole new page has been added to the site featuring high resolution images of the Venedocia War Memorial with photos courtesy of Jim Grant.

January 17, 2012. The January 2012 council minutes and financial statements are now available. The Salem church officer list has been updated.

January 2, 2012.The December 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

November 25, 2011. The November 2011 council minutes are now available.

October 18, 2011. The October 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

October 7, 2011. Trick or treat times posted near top of main page.

September 22 2011. The September 2011 financial statements are now available.

September 14, 2011. The September 2011 council minutes are now available.

The cemetery list has been updated with info on the main William Bebb (village founder) stone.

July 14, 2011. The August 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

July 30, 2011. The July 28, 2011 special council meeting minutes are now available.

July 16, 2011. Information about the Gymanfa Ganu, Sunday September 4, 7:30pm is now available.

July 14, 2011. The July 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

July 8, 2011. The June 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

May 23, 2011. The May 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

April 23, 2011. The April 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

April 11, 2011. Lions Easter Egg Hunt notice is near the beginning of the main page.

March 28, 2011. The March 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available. Also, Lions Club agriculture college and regular college scholarship applications are available from the Lions Club page .

March 6, 2011. The February 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

February 7, 2011. The village government page has been updated with AEP Ohio terms and conditions (P.U.C.O. No. 20) for service in Venedocia, effective late 2011 or early 2012 and current state and federal representative contact information.

January 22, 2011. Some details of the 2011 St. David's Day dinner are available in the Venedocia Community section of the main page.

January 7, 2011. The January 2011 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 18, 2010. From now on the monthly Salem Church calendar of events will be available near the beginning of the main Salem page.

December 9, 2010. The October and December 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 6, 2010. The November 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

October 7, 2010. Trick or Treat Oct 30 notice is near the top of the main page.

September 21, 2010. The September 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

August 21, 2010. The August 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

July 31, 2010. 2010 Gymanfa Ganu (Sunday Sept 5, music starts at 7pm, meal served 4-6pm) is now near the top of the mail page just below the Welsh flag.

July 9, 2010. The front page of Venedocia.org has been cleaned up by removing some dead links, mainly in the 'Wales and Welsh Culture' section.

July 7, 2010. The July, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

July 4, 2010. The June, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

May 29, 2010. The May, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

April 14, 2010. The April, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

March 22, 2010. The March 4, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

March 21, 2010. The Lions Club agriculture school scholarship application can be downloaded from the Lions Club page.

March 17, 2010. The government page has been updated to indicate council meetings will, from now on, be on the first MONDAY of each month. The fiscal officer email address on this page has also been updated.

March 10, 2010. Info about the Lions Club pancake and sausage day is near the top of the main page.

March 8, 2010. --The "How to get rid of stuff" section of the main page has been expanded.
--The Salem Church pages have been reorganized.
--The 2010 Boundary and Annexation map, with updated street names, is now available from the map page.

March 5, 2010. The 2010 Lions Club scholarship application is now available for download from the Linos Club page.

February 10, 2010. The February 4, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

February 9, 2010. A venedocia.org site search application is again available. It can be found directly below the weather information on the main page.

February 6, 2010. Notice of the Feb 18 village H1N1 clinic is prominantly displayed near the top of the main page.

January 28, 2010. Some information about the March 14 St. David's Day dinner is now in the community section of the main page.

January 9, 2010. The January 7, 2010 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

January 8, 2010. An updated list of village council members is now on the village government page.

December 21, 2009. A Jones Family History genealogy can be accessed from the village history page.

December 6, 2009. A new general information page about Salem church, its congregation and its beliefs has been added, accessable from the Salem church page.
Also, the December 3, 2009 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 5, 2009. The November 5, 2009 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

Nov 11, 2009. Lions Club Nov 21 soup and sandwich information is at the top of the community section of the main page.

October 12, 2009. The October 8, 2009 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

October 11, 2009. Halloween info is posted at the top of the main page.

October 9, 2009. The September 14, 2009 council minutes and financial statement are now available.

August 21, 2009. Information about the Sept 6 Gymanfa Ganu is prominantly displayed on the main page.

August 19, 2009. The August 3, 2009 council minutes and the August 2009 financial statements are now available.

August 7, 2009. The July 13, 2009 council minutesare now available on the council page. The 2007-2008 state financial audit and the 2010 budget and income estimate are available on the village finances page.

August 1, 2009. The July 2009 financial statements are now available.

July 14, 2009. The July 6, 2009 council minutesare now available.

June 29, 2009. The PBS program Antiques Roadshow has an apprasal that relates to Ohio Governor William Bebb. A link to this is on the Venedocia history index page

June 5, 2009. The May 5 and June 1, 2009 council minutes and the June 2009 financial statements are now available.

April 9, 2009. The April 6,2009 council minutes and the April 2009 financial statements are now available.

April 2, 2009. The 2008 Salem Church annual report is now online.

March 19, 2009. The March 2009 council minutes and the March 2009 financial statements are now available.

March 11, 2009. Information about the Lion's Club pancake and sausage day, March 21, is at the top of the community section of the main page.

March 5, 2009. The 2009 College Scholarship application is now available to download from the Venedocia Lions Club page.

March 1, 2009. Info about the March 8 St. David's Day program is now at the beginning of the community section of the main page.

February 16, 2009. The February 2009 council minutes and the February 2009 financial statements are now available.

February 4, 2009. The 2009 appropriation budget ordinance is now on the village finance page

January 19, 2009 The Salem Church officer list has been updated for 2009.
The January 2009 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 31, 2008. The December 2008 council minutes and financial statements are now available.

December 17, 2008. Many new photos of the village have been donated to the web site from village resident Jim Grant. Most of these can be viewed from the photograph index page. Thanks Jim!

December 3, 2008. The November 2008 council minutes and the November 2008 financial statements are now available.

November 2, 2008. The Special October 23 2008 council minutes are now available.

October 14, 2008. The September 2008 council minutes and the September 2008 financial statements are now available.

October 12, 2008. Halloween info is in the Community section.

September 16, 2008. The September 2008 council minutes and the September 2008 financial statements are now available.

September 5, 2008. Links at the bottom of the history and the old map pages go to a 1874 Geologic Map of Van Wert County and accompanying text, from the 1874 Report of the Ohio Geological Survey, Volume 2, Part 1, chapter 38.

September 1, 2008. Info on the newly published book Salem Presbyterian Church 1848-2008 and on how to order a cd of the 2008 Gymanfa Ganu is on the main page.

August 26, 2008. Welsh Love Spoons, made in Ohio has been added to the Wales and Welsh Culture section.

August 20, 2008. Minutes of the special August 18, 2008 council meeting are now available.

August 9, 2008. The August 2008 council minutes and the July 2008 financial statements are now available. July 29, 2008. In the Van Wert County section of the main page, the link to "District One, Ohio Department of Transportation" has been updated.

July 25, 2008. A high resolution Van Van Wert County map showing groundwater resources is now available from the modern map page,

July 12, 2008. The July 2008 council minutes and the June 2008 financial statements are now available.

July 6, 2008. The June 2008 council minutes and the May 2008 financial statements are now available.

July 4, 2008. Information about the 2008 Gymanfa Ganu is on the main page.

May 31, 2008. The May 2008 council minutes and the April 2008 financial statements are now available.

April 25, 2008. Village clean up notice, May 1-12 is displayed near the beginning of the main page.

April 8, 2008. The April 2008 council minutes and the March 2008 financial statements are now available.

April 7, 2008. The Lions scholarship application can now be downloaded from the Lions Club Page.

April 5, 2008. Some photos of Salem Church recent activities have been added to the church page..

March 23, 2008. Now all the Salem Church annual reports from 1896 to the present, except for 1899 and 1932, have been uploaded. The two missing reports are apparently lost.

March 16, 2008. Information about the village's public notice board is in the Community section of the main page.

March 10, 2008. Details of the Lion's Club Pancake and Sausage day, March 15, are in the community section of the main page.

March 6, 2008. Better late than never; the 2002, 2003, and 2004 Salem Church annual reports are now online, almost completing the full set of Salem reports back into the 19th century.

March 3, 2008. The March 2008 council minutes and the February 2008 financial statements are now available. The 2004, 2006, and 2007 appropriation ordinances have been uploaded. Now all the annual appropriation ordinances from 1955 to the present are available for historical research on what it costs to run the village.

February 24, 2008. Details of the March 9 St. David's Day banquet are in the Venedocia Community section of the main page.

February 16, 2008. The 2005 annual appropriations ordinance and an explanation for the lack of a 2001 appropriations ordinance are now on the government finance page.

February 7, 2008. The 1999 through 2003 annual appropriations ordinances are now on the government finance page.

February 5, 2008. The February 2008 council minutes and the January 2008 financial statements are now available.

February 3, 2008. Added a link a Sports Council for Wales link to the Wales and Welsh culture section of the main page. Cleaned up some bad links on the main page. Posted the corrected and officially adopted 2007 Salem Church annual report, viewable from the Salem Church page.

January 19, 2008. New Salem Church officers are now listed on the church page. Also, a map and description of Venedocia's "sole source aquifer" and the village's 1991 agreement relating to possile future nearby subdivision developments have been uploaded to the village goverment's arichives page.

January 16, 2008. Several interesting documents have been added to the government archives page, including a deed to the village which stipulates that no liquor can ever be sold or consumed on the property, or else. Also, many annual budget ordinances from past years have added to the village government finance page.

January 14, 2008. The January 2008 council minutes and ordinances and the December 2007 financial statements are now available.

January 7, 2008. The 2005/2006 audit and the 2008 Appropriation Budget have been added to the village finance page.

January 6, 2008. Added 1922-1975 village council minutes. Updated village council list to reflect our newly elected mayor and reelected council members.

December 28, 2007. Added 1995-2002 village council minutes.

December 22, 2007. Added 1976-1994 village council minutes. Rearranged the main page to put important links just below the Welsh Flag. Added a link to old council minutes to the village history page.

December 14, 2007. Added to the Venedocia Government web page contact info for our new member of Congress, Bob Latta.

December 13, 2007. Added a link to Celyn Joinery in the "Wales and Welsh Culture" section of the main page.

December 5, 2007. The December 2007 council minutes and the November 2007 financial statements are now available.

December 3, 2007. A state mandated Village Government "Open Records Policy" and "Public Records Retention Schedule" are now part of the Venedocia Government web page as is some current financial information.

November 26, 2007. The November 2007 council minutes are now available.

November 23, 2007. A machine made Welsh translation of the entire site is now available by clicking a link near the top of the main page.

October 7, 2007. There is a link near the beginning of the main page to color aerial photography of the Venedocia area, a significant new addition to the web site.

October 2, 2007. Information about Halloween Trick-or-Treat night is in the Community section of the main page. The October 2007 council minutes are now available.

September 27, 2007. The September 2007 council minutes are now available.

August 27, 2007. The August 2007 council minutes are now available.

August 13, 2007. Information about the September 2 Gymanfa Ganu is on the main page in the Venedocia Community section.

July 31, 2007. A link to the THE WALES-OHIO PROJECT has been added to the beginning of the Wales and Welsh Culture section of the main page. This site includes digitized Welsh documents about Venedocia.

July 3, 2007. The July 2007 council minutes are now available.

June 21, 2007. The June 2007 council minutes are now available.

May 13, 2007. The May 2007 council minutes are now available.

May 3, 2007. Added a link to the Welsh Rugby Union sports site in the Wales section of the main page.

April 3, 2007. The April 2007 council minutes and new Clerk/Treasurer ordinance are now available. March 7, 2007. The March 2007 council minutes are now available.

March 4, 2007. Unfortunately, the site that contained presumed Jimi Hendrix version of the Welsh National Anthem has removed the music.

February 7, 2007. The February 2007 council minutes are now available.

February 3, 2007. Details of the March 4 community St. David's Day dinner are in the Community section of the main page.

February 1, 2007. A notice of the March 31 Vererans Informational Seminar in Van Wert is at the top of the Van Wert County section of the main page.

January 21, 2007. The 2006 Salem Church annual report is now available.

January 17, 2007. The January 2007 council minutes are now available.

January 2, 2007. The December 2006 council minutes are now available.

December 26, 2006. Now hear a strange version of the Welsh National Anthem played, presumably, by Jimmi Hendirx. The link is just below the Welsh flag in the main page.

December 16, 2006. A link to the on line Welsh magazine Wales 4 All has been added to the Wales and Welsh Culture section.

December 10, 2006. Officers of Salem Church have been updated for 2007 on the Salem Church web page.

December 1, 2006. The November 2006 council minutes are now available. November 10, 2006. Added automatically updated Venedocia local weather information to the top of the main page.

November 7, 2006. Nov 11 Lions Soup and Sandwich event featured in the community section of the main page.

October 29, 2006. The October 2006 council minutes are now available.

October 22, 2006. Added an interesting animated "Highway Billboard from God" graphic to the Salem Church page. Added Welsh Products Online to the Wales and Welsh Culture section of the main page.

October 6, 2006. An automatic FreeFind site search function has been added near the top of the main page.

October 5, 2006. Information on how to order the CD of the 2006 Gymanfa Ganu has been added to the "Venedocia Community" section of the main page.

October 2, 2006. Halloween information and updated "How to get rid of stuff" information has been added to the main page. The September 2006 council minutes are now available.

September 28, 2006. Added a links to The Bangor Male Voice Choir and Keltic Designs to the Wales and Welsh culture part of the main page. This is the source of the neat shirt I wore at the performance of the Bangor Men's Choir a few days ago.

Septenber 13, 2006. A "How to get rid of stuff" section has been added to the Community section of the main page. Also in the Community section you can find information about the ban on open fires and the abandonment of the Venedocia branch library project.

August 26, 2006. Details of the Gymanfa Ganu are now posted on the front page in the community section. The August 2006 council minutes are now available.

August 2, 2006. The July 2006 council minutes are now available.

July 12, 2006. Information about the July 28 Ice Cream Social, and the August 18-19 community garage sale is now in the Community section of the front page.

July 7, 2006. Updated information about the Bangor Wales men's choir visit to Venedocia on Sept 25 is now on the front page. The June 2006 council minutes are now available.

June 6, 2006. The May 2006 council minutes are now available.

May 1, 2006. The April 2006 council minutes are now available.

March 26, 2006. An automatically updating link to high and low area gas prices is now part of the Community section.

March 8, 2006. Information about the Lions Club pancake and sausage day April 1 is now in the community section of the main page.

February 28, 2006. The Preliminary, February 6, 2006 council minutes are now available. The preliminary March council minutes are now available.

February 26, 2006. Additional information about the Bangor Welsh Mens Choir and its proposed visit to Venedocia> is now in the Community section of the main page. Various dead links to outside sites have been fixed. A link to The Welsh Museum in Gomer, OH has been added to the Wales and Welsh Culture section of the main page. Information on the March 4 Gomer St. David's Day dinner is in the Community section of the main page.

February 23, 2006. Details of the March 5 St. Davids Day dinner are on the front page under "Community".

February 22, 2006. A notice of the Bangor Welsh Choir is in the community section. They will be performing in nearby Fort Wayne.

February 5, 2006. The 2005 Salem Church annual report is now available.

January 3, 2006. The preliminary January council minutes are now available.

January 2, 2006. A tenth year anniversary statement has been added to the top of the front page. Bad links to village council minutes from January-June 2003 are now fixed.

December 17, 2005. The December council minutes are now available.

December 6, 2005. The November council minutes are now available.

December 5, 2005. A note on the front page asks citizens to apply for an appointed position on the Village Council. The government page now notes that council meetings will have a formal agenda and citizens wishing to address council need to put themselves on this aganda. Next Council meeting will be Tuesday Jan 2 at the unusual time of 2pm.

November 29, 2005. The new 2006 Salem Church officers are now listed on the Salem Church page.

October 24, 2005. The October council minutes are now available.

October 4, 2005. The topic of residents removing sidewalks from their property is discussed in the "Community" section of the front page. Trick or treat date and times are noted on the front page. The September council minutes are now available.

August 23, 2005. Added a link to Welsh Heritage Week to the Wales section of the front page.

August 18, 2005. The August village council minutes are now available.

August 8, 2005. Dates and locations when the Lions Club is selling our famous sausage sandwitches have been posted.

August 2, 2005. Information about a vacancy on the village council, and about how to contact the new zoning inspector has been added to the village government page.

August 1, 2005. The JULY village council minutes are now on line.

July 18, 2005. Notice that the village government is accepting applications for the position of Zoning inspector.

July 5, 2005. Details of the Sept 4 Gymanfa Ganu are now on the main page.

June 22, 2005. June council minutes have been posted.

May 23, 2005. May council minutes have been posted.

May 3, 2005. Added the village zoning regulations to the government page. Made a couple of additions to the Venedocia cemetery list.

April 9, 2005. April council minutes have been posted.

March 24, 2005. The history index page now has a link to an encyplopedia article suggesting the location of a Welsh place named Venedocia. The Van Wert county section of the main page now has links to vwtimes.com and a Venedocia model railway web site.

March 18, 2005. A collection of old phone books, newspaper articles and other source documents from the collections of The Brumback Library have been added to the material on the Village History index page. Now everything that was on the Venedocia CD is also available for download from Venedocia.org.

March 17, 2005. Most Salem annual reports from well into the 19th century are now available for download from the Salem Church and the History index pages. These reports include chruch membership lists and are a great source of information for people doing genealogical research into their Venedocia roots.

March 16, 2005. The State of the Village address, 2005 given by the Mayor at the February council meeting is now posted.

March 15, 2005. Notice of the village Easter Egg Hunt is now on the Community section of the front page. Since it has been published for several years, the York High School book link has been moved from the Community section to the village history page.

March 12, 2005. The new WWW.VENEDOCIA.ORG web site is now up and running. The York High School book is now available for download because of the increased storage space on our new web site. More stuff formerly only available on the Venedocia CD will soon be part of the web site.

March 7, ,2005. The February and March village council minutes are now available.

March 2,2005. A Lions Club Pancake and Sausage Day notice is in the Community section of the front page.

February 21, 2005. Added a link to the Anglesey web site in the Wales section of the front page.

January 22, 2005. January council minutes are now available.

January 18, 2005. The new official Village Logo, as approved by the village council, is now displayed on the front page.

December 15, 2004. November and and December council minutes are now available.

October 1, 2004. The September council minutes are now available.

August 2, 2004. Details of the Village Logo contest with a cash prize are posted on the main page. The July and August council minutes are now available.

June 30, 2004. Details of the Sept 5 Gymanfa Ganu have been posted on the main page.

June 8, 2004. April, May and June council minutes are now available.

March 22, 2004. The March council minutes are now posted.

February 23, 2004. Information on the St. Davids day dinner is now on the main page.

February 10, 2004. The February village council minutes are now on line.

January 27, 2004. The January village council minutes are now available.

January 17, 2004. A link to WLIO's Venedocia Video has been added near the beginning of the main page.

January 6, 2004. Updated the village government page to reflect the newly elected and organized council.

December 29, 2003. The December 1, 2003 village council minutes are now on line.

December 7, 2003. Minor updates have been made to the two cemetary listings.

November 18, 2003.The November village council minutes are now available.

November 9, 2003. Removed some dead links and added a link on the main page to the Van Wert County Health Department

October 6, 2003. The September 8, 2003 and October 6, 2003 council minutes are now available.

August 5, 2003. The August council minutes are now available.

July 10, 2003. Details of the 2003 Gymanfa Ganu are now available on the main page. Minutes of the July council meeting are now available.

June 5, 2003. Vacation Bible School notice has been added to the main page, and the June council minutes are now available.

May 11, 2003. The May council minutes are now available.

April 8, 2003. The April council minutes are now available.

March 29, 2003. Details of the April 19 Easter Egg Hunt are now posted.

March 3, 2003. Details of the Pancake and Sausage Day, Saturday March 15, are now posted. The March council minutes are now available.

February 4, 2003. The January and February council minutes are now available. The next library committee meeting date is posted on the front page.

December 6, 2002. The December Village Council Minutes and Salem Church newsletter are now available.

November 25, 2002. Village Christmas activities are listed on the main page.

November 17, 2002. In the "Community" section information about the Brumback branch library committee has been updated. Minutes (only recently made available) of the July 1 council meeting are now posted. Various bad links to outside sites have been fixed or removed. Changes to this "whats new" list before Jan 1, 2002 have been removed from the bottom end of the list.

November 5, 2002. Added a link in the Wales section to the BBC's History of Wales.
The November village council minutes are now posted.

October 22, 2002. Information about a drive to bring a branch library to Venedocia is now on the site's front page.

October 7, 2002. Minutes of the October 7 council meeting are now posted October 1, 2002. Minutes of Recent Village Council Meetings are now available on the village web site.

September 16, 2002. Added to the Wales section a link to InterTran. This is a free translation service that translates text or web pages to and from any of 14 european languages including Welsh. I also added the program and photos of the 2002 Gymanfa Ganu.

July 12, 2002. Added the village mayor's official email address to the village government page.

July 8, 2002. Information about the 2002 Gymanfa Ganu is on the main page.

June 14, 2002. Added to the community section information about CALL TO CAMBRIA, a published novel about life in Venedocia in the 70's.

May 19, 2002. Added to the main page notice of Vacation Bible School and the Ice Cream Social.

May 12, 2002. Added images of a 1904 post card to the history index page.

April 8, 2002. Updated the local on line newspaper.

February 20, 2002. Notice of Lion's Club Pancake and Sausage Day on front page.

February 9, 2002. Added a link on the main page to the Van Wert County land record search site.

February 2, 2002. Information about the St David's day dinner has been added to the main page.

December 31, 2001. Added some specifics of the 2002 St. David's Day meal to the main page and additional information on obtaining the gymanfa video tape to the gymanfa page.

December 10, 2001. Added a picture of the cover of the Gymanfa video tape to the Gymanfa page.

November 19, 2001. Added a link to the BBC Wales service in the Wales section. You can listen to the broadcasts on the internet.

November 16, 2001. Santa Claus is coming to town Dec 22. Read about this in the Community section of the main page.

November 5, 2001. Nothing new has been added, but some inactive links, mainly in the Van Wert and the Wales section of the main page, have been deleted.

October 15, 2001. A photo of Venedocia's other antique fire engine has been added to the fire department/city hall page.

September 9, 2001. Photos and the program of the 2001 Gymanfa Ganu are now available as well as information on how to purchase a video tape of the event.

August 24, 2001. Selected documents from the Thomas Jones obituary to the history index page.

July 16, 2001. Added high resolution 1983 plat maps of the north and south parts of the village to the map page. Now you can tell see the exact size of each lot in the village. These files replace lower resolution 1996 plat maps previously available.

July 9, 2001. The top of the main page has been reorganized to make it easier to find the major sub pages. The text of important village ordinances has been added to the village government page.

June 29, 2001. Two very old post card photos of Venedocia are now available from the history index menu.

May 28, 2001. Near the top of the front page is a link to a recent story about the Venedocia web site in the Columbus Dispatch newspaper.

April 30, 2001. Added in the community section a notice of June's vacation bible school. Fixed bad link to the Venedocia Cemetary gravemarker listings.

April 15, 2001. Added Wales time past site to the Wales section.

April 4, 2001. Added AOL to the list of companies that provide Venedocia with dial up internet access.

April 1, 2001. Added link to The Harp and Dragon store.

March 25, 2001. New census data shows the village has increased in population.

March 24, 2001. Did you know there was gold in Wales? A link to the Welsh Gold site has been added to the Wales section.

March 21, 2001. Three new Wales links have been added to the top of the list in the Wales section. These include the North Anerican Welsh Newspaper and two excellent sites about Wales and Welsh history.

March 19, 2001. The adventures of a Welsh Guinea Pig have been added to the Wales section. Photos to accompany the Si Evans story have added to the history index page.

March 10, 2001. Added Llanelli link to the Wales section.

March 1, 2001. Pancake and Sausage day notice in the Community section.

February 14, 2001. ODOT district one link with county road information, and a link to the Welsh news service.

Frebruary 7, 2001. The guestbook has been fixed and is now again available for your comments. Access is from the bottom of the main page.

January 30, 2001. Added link to Welsh national football site

January 28, 2001. Information about the 2001 St. David's Day dinner has been added.

January 15, 2001. Added link to Welsh cottages.