Promote peace at international event on Monday

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On September 16, 2009

All student organizations and community groups are invited to celebrate the International Day of Peace on Monday, Sept. 21, at Missouri S&T. A parade and candlelight vigil will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the Puck, located in the middle of S&T’s campus.

PeaceDay.jpg The event is a call to end to all types of violence and is sponsored by S&T’s leadership and cultural programs and international affairs departments. For more information or to confirm your group’s participation, contact Erin Hood at

The International Day of Peace, or “Peace Day,” provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date. It was established by a United Nations resolution in 1981. The first Peace Day was celebrated in September 1982.

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