Veterans for Peace gather for International Peace Day

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Members of Veterans for Peace in Evansville gathered on Saturday to commemorate the International Day of Peace to honor humanity’s quest for peace.

This year for International Peace Day, the U.N. declared the theme to be “climate action for peace.”

Local members presented a young tree to gift to the City of Evansville as a gesture of good will.

They say the tree symbolizes the belief that peace is possible when rooted in non-violence, justice, and respect for all people.

In a statement sent to us, President of Evansville VFP Bart Lindenschmidt said, “We think the people of Evansville aspire to a peaceful community, and we share and support that desire as a fundamental need of people everywhere.”

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