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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Today in Rogers Park - September 21st, 2011

Today in Rogers Park is a series to inform our community of relevant daily events, including the arts, entertainment, presentations and community meetings. - Bill Morton

Rogers Park Community Peace Walk & Dedication

At 6 pm, we will meet at the United Church of Rogers Park Peace Pole, 1545 W. Morse Avenue, walk north on Ashland Avenue to the Willye B. White Recreation Center at 1610 W. Howard Street, walk one more block north on Marshfield Avenue and then west on Jonquil Terrace to Hermitage. We will end the walk at the newly installed peace pole in Triangle Park, where a brief dedication ceremony and calls for peace will be delivered.

Everyone is welcome. Here's the program:

• Re-dedicate United Church of Rogers Park Peace Pole, led by Rev. Catiana McKay.

• Walk for Peace (See map for route info.), which will include a brief stop at the Willye B. White Community Center.

• Brief dedication ceremony for new Triangle Park Peace Pole, led by Triangle Park Advisory Council President Stephanie Gillespie Schrock.

• Call for peace in the community, led by special guest Tio Hardiman, CeaseFire Illinois director featured in the award-winning documentary film "The Interrupters."


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