VFP Gainesville Chapter 14

Veterans For Peace

2014 Events

For 2013 Events visit our Events archive and click the 2013 link

International  Day of Peace 2014

Peace March UUFG

Peace March UUFG

Gainesville celebrated the Internatioanl Day of Peace with a Peace March Down 34th Street, A paece service at the Unitarian Fellowship followed by a Flag Ceremony at Noon and a Peace Potluck.  This year the Interfaith Climate Group of Gainesville joined the Peace march and during the potluck we watched the Climate march in NYC on live stream during our potluck.

Sponsors included Vets for Peace, the Baha’i  Fellowship of Gainesville, The United Nations Association and the Unitarian Universalist of Gainesville Social Justice Council.

Memorial Mile 2014

May 24, 25, 26, NW 8th Avenue by Westside Park between 22nd Street and 34th Street

Thanks to all our hard working volunteers and to our visitors who came to remember friends and family who made the ultimate sacrifice or to show their children the consequences of War   especially to the Families and fellow soldiers who came in the largest numbers Ever.

Thanks to all those Who will never forget

Facebook page                  Samuel Proctor Oral History Center Program Announcement
National VFP website article      
Article in the Gainesville Sun Sat May 24,2014 (warning subscription required) **********************************************************************

5th Annual Alachua County Peace Poetry Contest 2014

AWARDS CEREMONY SATURDAY MAY 11TH 2 TO 4 PM Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th Street


  2013 peace poetry book       Peace Poetry Letter 2014     Peace Poetry 2014 FLIER



Gainesville Veterans for Peace Chapter 14 announces its inaugural Peace Scholarships for the spring of 2014. We are awarding two scholarships of $500 for high school seniors with demonstrated commitment and leadership in activities involving: peace & social justice, conflict resolution and/or nonviolent social change.

Application Deadline  April 1st, 2014 Announcement and Application for the Scholarships are linked below: 2014 Peace Scholarship Announcement for Solstice program 2014 Peace Scholarship Application

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