EARTH DAY 2006
The Earth Society Foundation cordially invites you
to participate in the celebration of the
36th Annual UN Peace Bell Ceremony
on Earth Day, Monday, 20 March 2006 at l:26 p.m. EST (Equinox)
The ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m. EST
in the United Nations Peace Bell Garden.
The annual tradition of ringing the UN Peace Bell at the exact moment of
the Equinox on Earth Day (20-21 March) was initiated by John McConnell
with the support of UN Secretary-General U Thant on 21 March 1971.
This tradition marking the moment of the Spring Equinox in the Northern
Hemisphere and Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere has been observed for
35 consecutive years at UN Headquarters. March 20, 2006 will mark its
36th anniversary at the United Nations.
To attend the ceremony, enter at the UN Visitor’s Entrance at 46th Street and
First Avenue no later than 12:30 p.m. EST. The official invitation and picture
identification are required for entry to the UN Peace Bell Ceremony.
RSVP by calling (718) 381-9274 by 17 March 2006.
Please include name and phone number.
Please join us in acting globally….and locally!