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Posted on: August 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Wellington to host World Peace Day Ceremony on September 18th

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Wellington’s Council has proclaimed Sunday, September 18, 2022, as United Nations Day of Peace within the Village of Wellington. 

During the month of September, International Peace Day is celebrated across the country and around the world. Wellington and the Wellington Rotary Club will hold the International World Peace Day Ceremony on Sunday, September 18th, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Rotary Peace Park, located at the intersection of Royal Fern Drive and Birkdale Drive. 

The ceremony commemorates and strengthens the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples. The event includes awards presentations for local poetry, essay, and drawing contests with the Wellington Rotary Club; performances by the Palm Beach Central High School Chorus, and readings of the word “peace” in different languages.

For more information about the ceremony, or to sponsor the Rotary Peace Park, please contact Donald Gross with the Wellington Rotary Club at (561) 723-8461.

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