Brandon Lanterns for Peace 2010

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On Friday August 6th Brandon and District Labour Council and the Brandon Family YMCA will will hold Brandon’s Third Annual Japanese Lantern Ceremony for World Peace. This is a special ceremony because it is the 65th anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Everybody is welcome to come and make a lantern to be floated at sunset on the water in memory of those who have died as a result of war and to affirm our commitment to building a peaceful future. (All supplies for making a lantern will be provided.)

Hear speakers and a message of Peace from the Mayor of Hiroshima

Date: Friday August 6, 2010
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 PM
Place: Keystone YMCA Pool on 13th Street in Brandon

Please bring a lawn chair.

More information: Colleen Seymour, 728-7701,

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