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REPORTING · 31st August 2013
Walter McFarlane
Photo submitted by Rotary Club of Kitimat

The United Nations International Day of Peace is fast approaching and the Rotary Club of Kitimat is getting ready for another celebration. On Saturday, August 24th, the Rotary Club began setting up a monument commemorating the day Kitimat became a Rotary Peace Community, September 21st, 2012.

Several rocks were moved down from Wakita Avenue to Centennial Park. Brian Wakita donated the equipment and manpower to move the rocks down

2013 will be the 5th year of marking the International Day of Peace with a human Peace Sign. The event will take place at Mount Elizabeth Theater on Saturday at Noon. The event begins with a sale of burgers and hotdogs made by the Salvation Army’s Mobile Kitchen.

At 1:00, there will be music and Dancing followed by the making of the peace sign. Following, there will be refreshments compliments of the Rotary Club.

On site will be Dan Huisman with a Shelter Box. A shelter box is an emergency kit designed to provide families in disaster areas around the world with vital items which they need to survive.