Published November 30th, 2016
Peace Poster contest Draws Hundreds of Entries Locally
Submitted by Robert Murtagh
From Joaquin Miller Intermediate School, from left, Lion Dana Glasgow, winner Sara Yuan, Pricipal Joan Danilson, winner Natalie Tang, teacher M. Wexler, winner Fatima Taymurer and Lion Bob Murtagh.
More than 200 Lamorinda intermediate school students participated in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest this year.
This contest is sponsored by Lions Clubs around the world to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.
The theme this year was "A Celebration of Peace," and the winners pictured will move on to the next level of competition. It's estimated that over 600,000 entries from more than 200 countries will compete for a grand prize of $5,000.
For more information about the contest and the Lamorinda Lions club, contact Bob Murtagh at (925) 283-1841.

From Orinda Intermediate School, from left, teacher Susan Weiss, winners Willa Kay, Lydia Gant, Aidan McCartt, Maren McDonald and Lion Bob Murtagh.
From Stanley Middle School, from left, teacher Robert Anke, winners Alex Gonzales, Claudia Cruse and Lion Bob Murtagh. Photos provided

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