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Brownies Place Pinwheels for Peace at Oxford Town Hall

Event celebrates peace day and is a national effort.

Oxford First Selectman George Temple welcomed Brownie Troop 60752 of Oxford to Town Hall Friday as the girls who set up a peace insignia on the front lawn in representation of Pinwheels for Peace, a national effort to celebrate "peace day."

The pinwheels will remain on the front lawn of Town Hall for the next week. Please take the time stop by and see this display, as the brownie troop has messages they wrote on eachpinwheel. They handmade a total of 285.

- Photos and information contributed by Joanne Pelton, administrative aide to the Oxford first selectman

Ann Gamauf September 22, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Thank you to Ann Marie for coordinating this event! And, thank you to all the Girl Scout troops, and new girl scouts at our town open-house, who made pinwheels for the display! It looks awesome!
Ed Rowland September 23, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Thats good stuff.We need more of these events in Town.Great work ladies
Renee O'Connell September 23, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Great job girls! and thank you Ann for sharing this wonderful idea!
Kellie McKane September 24, 2012 at 02:00 AM
I wish we could hear 1000 more stories like this! I can't wait to see it! Pay it forward and give peace a chance!! Way to go girls!!

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