Ken Gaines Fund Raising Concert August 11, 2018

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“Ken’s music brings an audience up…. Strong guitar playing and overflowing charisma allow Gaines to own the stage…,” was Kathleen Hudson’s assessment in the Kerrville Daily Times.

Ken Gaines will perform to raise money for Fill the Gap Project at Millbend Coffee House on Saturday, August 11 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20. Childcare available on request. Advance tickets can be purchased at Millbend Coffee House tickets

 

The Fill the Gap project helps end homelessness for some individuals and families by paying rent and/or utility deposits for people without a place to live or at risk of becoming homeless. A person with a job to pay rent may not have the additional money for deposits and thus be unable to move into a permanent residence. Often there is money to help with the first month’s rent and some other expenses, but few organizations pay deposits.

[ Download Concert Poster (PDF) ]

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Children’s Art Project for the International Day of Peace 2018

International Day of Peace poster 2018For the fourth year, the Peace and Justice Network of Montgomery County, Inc. is organizing a children’s art project for the International Day of Peace. Groups of children from various organizations and churches in the county are making art pieces with peace as the theme.

The art will be displayed in several community locations including the South County, Mitchell, and Conroe public libraries, the Conroe Chamber of Commerce office, the South County Community Center, and the South County and Conroe YMCAs. Additionally, art will be exhibited in the churches and other facilities where children created it including the Oscar Johnson Community Center, the Congregation Beth Shalom in the Woodlands, the Al-Ansaar Mosque, Trinity Episcopal Church, and Children’s Books on Wheels.

Every year since 1981 the United Nations General Assembly declares a day of peace for strengthening of the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. It was decided in 2001 that September 21 should be observed as a day of ceasefire and non-violence.

The theme for this year is “The Right to Peace.”  This year is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Not only do we want peace between nations, we also want all the peoples within nations to experience respect, protection, and freedom from repressive and autocratic governments. 

All nations are invited to honor a cease fire during the day and to focus on education and public awareness on matters related to peace.

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Children’s Art Project for the International Day of Peace 2017

IDP 2015 Art

Children’s art for Peace from the Women’s Shelter and Books on Wheels at the South Montgomery County Library. Presbyterian Church at the Conroe Library.

IDP 2015 Art

Children’s art from The Women’s Shelter and Books on Wheels at The South Montgomery County YMCA

IDP Art 2015

Children’s art for Peace from Books on Wheels, The First United Methodist Church, and the Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church at the Conroe Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Peace and Justice Network of Montgomery County, Inc. is organizing a children’s art project for the observance of the International Day of Peace. Groups of children from various organizations and churches in the county are making art pieces with peace as the theme.

The art will be displayed in several community locations including the South County and the Conroe public Libraries, the Conroe Chamber of Commerce office, The South County Community Center, and the South County and Conroe YMCAs. Additionally, art will be exhibited in the churches and other facilities where children created it including the Oscar Johnson Community Center and Children’s Books on Wheels.

Poster for UN International Day of Peace

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