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Veterans for Peace

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Chapter 74 is named in Michael Gramlich's honor, a southeast Michigan veteran who for over 40 yeas was a leading-edge peace activist. Michael's quest for peace began following his experiences w/ atomic bomb tests in Nevada. 586-731-4207 dosmond@wowway.com

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Thursday
Oct
18
2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 10am-5pm
10am-5pm
This is the 50th anniversary year of the My Lai massacre, which was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. In the spirit of exposing the true costs of war, and seek justice for the victims of war, Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 (www.vfp93.org) will be sponsoring the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit in mid-October. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed commitment to peace and social justice and provides opportunities to support initiatives working to reduce violence and militarism both at home and abroad. The exhibit will be held at the Wesley Foundation at the University of Michigan, 602 East Huron Street (in the First United Methodist Church building), Ann Arbor. Hours of the exhibit will be Tuesday, October 16 – 12pm to 8pm, Wednesday, October 17 – 10am to 8pm (with a “Vietnam Vets Talk" program 6pm to 8pm) and Thursday, October 18 - 10am to 5pm. For more information on the exhibit itself, visit http://mylaimemorial.org.
Wednesday
Oct
17
2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 10am-8pm
10am-8pm
This is the 50th anniversary year of the My Lai massacre, which was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. In the spirit of exposing the true costs of war, and seek justice for the victims of war, Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 (www.vfp93.org) will be sponsoring the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit in mid-October. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed commitment to peace and social justice and provides opportunities to support initiatives working to reduce violence and militarism both at home and abroad. The exhibit will be held at the Wesley Foundation at the University of Michigan, 602 East Huron Street (in the First United Methodist Church building), Ann Arbor. Hours of the exhibit will be Tuesday, October 16 – 12pm to 8pm, Wednesday, October 17 – 10am to 8pm (with a “Vietnam Vets Talk" program 6pm to 8pm) and Thursday, October 18 - 10am to 5pm. For more information on the exhibit itself, visit http://mylaimemorial.org.
Tuesday
Oct
16
2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from noon-8pm
noon-8pm
This is the 50th anniversary year of the My Lai massacre, which was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. In the spirit of exposing the true costs of war, and seek justice for the victims of war, Veterans For Peace Chapter 93 (www.vfp93.org) will be sponsoring the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit in mid-October. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed commitment to peace and social justice and provides opportunities to support initiatives working to reduce violence and militarism both at home and abroad. The exhibit will be held at the Wesley Foundation at the University of Michigan, 602 East Huron Street (in the First United Methodist Church building), Ann Arbor. Hours of the exhibit will be Tuesday, October 16 – 12pm to 8pm, Wednesday, October 17 – 10am to 8pm (with a “Vietnam Vets Talk" program 6pm to 8pm) and Thursday, October 18 - 10am to 5pm. For more information on the exhibit itself, visit http://mylaimemorial.org.
Sunday
Oct
14
2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 10am-5pm
10am-5pm
This is the 50th anniversary year of the My Lai massacre, which was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. In the spirit of exposing the true costs of war, and seek justice for the victims of war, Veterans For Peace Chapter 74 and the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery & Peace Center is hosting the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed commitment to peace and social justice and provides opportunities to support initiatives working to reduce violence and militarism both at home and abroad. The exhibit will be held at the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery on Friday, October 12, 12 pm to 8pm, Saturday, October 13, 10am to 8pm and Sunday, October 14 from 10am to 5pm. For more information on the exhibit, visit http://mylaimemorial.org and www.vfp74.org.
Saturday
Oct
13
2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10am-8pm
10am-8pm
This is the 50th anniversary year of the My Lai massacre, which was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. In the spirit of exposing the true costs of war, and seek justice for the victims of war, Veterans For Peace Chapter 74 and the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery & Peace Center is hosting the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed commitment to peace and social justice and provides opportunities to support initiatives working to reduce violence and militarism both at home and abroad. The exhibit will be held at the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery on Friday, October 12, 12 pm to 8pm, Saturday, October 13, 10am to 8pm and Sunday, October 14 from 10am to 5pm. For more information on the exhibit, visit http://mylaimemorial.org and www.vfp74.org.
Friday
Oct
12
2018
Friday, October 12, 2018 from noon-8pm
noon-8pm
This is the 50th anniversary year of the My Lai massacre, which was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. In the spirit of exposing the true costs of war, and seek justice for the victims of war, Veterans For Peace Chapter 74 and the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery & Peace Center is hosting the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit. The Exhibit experience invites participants to make a renewed commitment to peace and social justice and provides opportunities to support initiatives working to reduce violence and militarism both at home and abroad. The exhibit will be held at the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery on Friday, October 12, 12 pm to 8pm, Saturday, October 13, 10am to 8pm and Sunday, October 14 from 10am to 5pm. For more information on the exhibit, visit http://mylaimemorial.org and www.vfp74.org.
Thursday
Oct
11
2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 7:30-10pm
7:30-10pm
Venue:
@
The Ark
11th annual concert featuring area musical artists Judy Banker, Jud Branam, Kevin Brown, Annie & Rod Capps, Rochelle Clark, FUBAR, Midwest Territory Band, Aspen Jacobsen, Dave Keeney & Sophia Hanifi, Billy King, John Latini, Dave Roof, Jo Serrapere, Dick Siegel, Emily Slomovits and more with emcee Chris Buhalis. All artists will be performing works of John Lennon on his October birthday, as well as other peace-themed songs. Proceeds go to the local Chapter of Veterans For Peace for their Peace Scholarship Program which assists college students studying any collegiate level course aimed at conflict resolution or peace studies. The concert is held Thursday, October 5th, 7:30pm at The Ark, 316 South Main Street, Ann Arbor with general admission being $20. For advance tickets visit www.theark.org or call 734-761-1451.
Saturday
Jun
16
2018
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9-10am
9-10am
Everyone welcome, veteran or not!
Monday
May
29
2017
Monday, May 29, 2017 from 11am-5pm
11am-5pm
Veterans For Peace Chapters 74 and 93 will have it’s Arlington Michigan display (one marker for every Michigan soldier killed in the Afghan and Iraq wars – 230 total) in downtown Detroit on Memorial Day. The purpose of this display is to honor those who have fallen, to provide a place to grieve, and to educate the public about the costs of war, as well as the needs of those returning from conflicts. The display will be held in downtown Detroit’s Grand Circus Park (Woodward at East Adams).