Larry Farmer Receives 2017 Peace Award

The Lynchburg Peace Education Center has given its 2017 Peace Award to Larry Farmer.

In a program held at the First Unitarian Church on December 31, 2017, Everett Heath, President of the LPEC, made the presentation.

Everett Heath (left) presents the 2017 Peace Award to Larry Farmer (right). – Photo by Will Cardwell

While accepting the award, Larry spoke of early experiences with birding and nature, leading to his biology degrees, college teaching, and taking stands for conservation, peace, and justice.

Since 1983, the LPEC has worked in the area to promote a more peaceful community, region, nation, and world. The organization promotes peace with activities that include hosting international dinners and peace vigils, and awarding the annual Peace Prize to a deserving individual or group.