A Peace Vigil Against Gun Violence will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, September 22, at the Oak Ridge International Friendship Bell Peace Pavilion in Alvin K. Bissell Park at 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike, a press release said. The vigil will feature guest speakers, music, and opportunities to write postcards to state and federal elected officials and sign a petition, the release said.
The Reverend Jake Morrill of Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church will serve as moderator of the vigil. Jinx Watson, who has experienced gun violence in Knoxville, will be among speakers for the event, the press release said.
It said the vigil is sponsored by the Anderson County Democratic Party, the Anderson County Democratic Women’s Club, the Anderson County NAACP, the Roane County Democratic Party, the Roane County NAACP, Moms Demand Action, and Women’s Interfaith Dialogue of Oak Ridge.
This press release was submitted by Kay Brookshire.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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