The Whatcom Peace & Justice Center is accepting nominations for the 2016 Howard Harris Lifetime Peacemaker Award to be presented at the 13th Annual International Day of Peace on Wednesday, September 21, at the Majestic (1027 N. Forest Street in Bellingham), 6:30-8 p.m.
Nominations should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and must include a summary describing the nominee's life-long passion for peace, activities, accomplishments, and organizational affiliations. Nominations are due by Friday, August 5, 2016. People nominated in previous years are eligible; their nominators should re-submit nominations for consideration.
Past recipients are Howard Harris, Rev. Al Dale, Dotty Dale, Nick Mele, Doris Ferm, James Gillies, Bill Distler, Peter and Mary van der Veen, Shirley Osterhaus, Ellen Murphy, Barbara Rofkar, and Jamie Donaldson.
The United Nations declared September 21 a worldwide 24-hour cease-fire to envision a world without weapons, violence, and oppression. Here in Bellingham, our International Day of Peace is a well-attended annual event celebrating the work of the peace and social justice community. Please join us for an inspiring evening, musical guests, and the presentation of the Howard Harris Lifetime Peacemaker Award. The event is free and open to the public.
We invite the WPJC community to contribute fact-checked submissions on local, national and global current events. Linking to original sources and articles is required. Submissions may be sent to email@example.com for review.