Today is a day largely of hearts and flowers and chocolates. A day to celebrate all the wonderful people in our lives. And today we celebrate YOU! We ❤️ our customers and are so grateful you have chosen us to be your broadband provider. You are the heartbeat of Bloomer Broadband.

As a special treat, here are a few facts about the history of Valentine’s Day:

  • Emperor Claudius II (268 – 270 A.D.) banned marriage because he believed unmarried men made better soldiers, but St. Valentine, a Roman priest, helped couples secretly marry.
  • Valentine was eventually caught and killed on February 14, 270 A.D.
  • Before St. Valentine was killed, however, he supposedly wrote the first ever “valentine” (love letter) to his jailer’s daughter.
  • Pope Gelasius I, in the 5th century, declared the day of St. Valentine’s death as St. Valentine’s Day and it was celebrated as a religious holiday.

Today, St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated across the globe – in many different ways – from women giving gifts to men (Japan and South Korea) to Estonian singles taking a ride on the Love Bus in the hopes of meeting someone special.

However you celebrate the day, we hope it’s filled with happiness and smiles.



Do you have any questions? Call us at 715-568-4830