Corvallis "Never Again" will commemorate the 61st anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with the following events:
** Displays: At Footwise, 3rd & Madison, from July 25 - August 7, 2006; at the Corvallis/Benton County Library during the month of August
** Traditional Floating Lantern Ceremony at Starker Arts Park, Country Club Drive and 45th Street, Monday, August 7.
Lantern decorating, 7:30 pm, commemorative Program, 8:00 pm, floating the lanterns 9:00 pm. Families are welcome. The evening will include readings, poetry, music by local musicians, tabling, a moment of silence for all who died at Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and for all victims of all wars, floating lanterns on the pond.
Contact Jeanne Raymond, 541-231-4125
** Shadow Project: Silhouettes in chalk. A reminder of those who were victims of the nuclear bombs, with hope of preventing nuclear shadows from ever being cast again. August 5 - 9, 200. Those wishing to participate, contact Ed Epley, 541-752-3152.
Sponsors : Corvallis Alternatives to War, Just Peace Committee of the Corvallis United Church of Christ, Corvallis Physicans for Social Responsibility.
For more information: Jeanne Raymond 541-231-4125 firstname.lastname@example.org; Aleita Hass-Holcombe 541-753-8267 Aleita@cmug.com