Peace Day

July 12, 2018 | Marisa Fried

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Peace Day Party in Rockville

Rockville will celebrate late teen poet and peace activist Mattie J.T. Stepanek’s birthday with cake, activities, crafts and entertainment to honor his life and legacy. The Mayor and Council declared July 14 Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Day in Rockville at their meeting Monday, July 2 with a proclamation presented to Jeni Stepanek, Mattie’s mother. Born Matthew Joseph […]

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July 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Peace Day Party Celebrating Mattie Stepanek Set for July 16

To honor the life, legacy and birthday of Mattie J.T. Stepanek, a Peace Day Party will be held in his honor on July 16 at King Farm Village Green, 800 Pleasant Drive in Rockville, according to a news release. Stepanek who was an author, poet and peace activist, died of neuromuscular disease just before his […]

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September 29, 2014 | Aline Barros

Montgomery College Hosted a Day to Talk About Peace (VIDEO)

The Peace and Justice Studies Community of Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, hosted a conversation to celebrate the International Day of Peace- a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of nonviolent actions among all nations and all people. The event gave students the chance to ask questions and take notes about the significance of peace. Randall […]

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