Members of the public are invited to a rally to celebrate democracy.
The rally will be 1:30-2:15 pm on Thursday January 6, 2021, at the Veterans Freedom Flag Monument, 1191 Buckeye Rd, Lima. This event is family-friendly, non-violent, and non-partisan.
The agenda is:
- Rev. Brett Miller (non denominational prayer)
- Dr. Perry Bush (Bluffton University): History of our democracy
- Dr. Bill Angel (Ohio State Lima): Bill of Rights
- Maha Zehery: Living in a free country
- Nancy Briggs: Cooperation in politics
- Music from Crystal Dillard and Wendy Chappell-Dick
“We are blessed to have a democracy,” said AHEAD Leadership Team member and event organizer Rochelle Twining. “We must make sure that democratic principles are understood and upheld throughout our society and government.”
A Facebook event for the rally is available here: https://fb.me/e/32juRvylH
It is organized by local group Allen and Hardin for Election Action & Democracy (AHEAD). AHEAD is a citizen advocacy group composed of Allen and Hardin County residents committed to nonviolent action for democracy.