World Peace Day Ceremony On Sept. 24

The Wellington Village Council has declared Sunday, Sept. 24 as the United Nations Day of Peace within the Village of Wellington.

During the month of September, International Peace Day is celebrated across the world. The Village of Wellington and the Wellington Rotary Club will hold the International World Peace Day Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. 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, and readings of the word “peace” in different languages.

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