Embracing Peace served as a backdrop for many other activities during its stay. Here are some highlights:
ROYAL OAK (October 21, 2016) Board member Donnaleen Lanktree accompanied a group of real life Rosies on a trip to visit the Embracing Peace and Can Do sculptures. Read more details from the Royal Oak Tribune and The Patch.
ROYAL OAK (August 25-30) Members of board and volunteers of The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial greeted visitors at the Embracing Peace statue in the lead up to and the day of the Woodward Dream Cruise. Click here to view WXYZ TV Channel 7′s segment in their Dream Cruise special (fifth segment, starting at about 1:20. Click here to see the preview article in Royal Oak Today.
ROYAL OAK (July 9-10) Members of the board of The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial and volunteers sold T-Shirts, bricks and pins, collected donations , took pictures and answered questions about the massive 25′ Embracing Peace sculpture installed during the Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair. WWII Veterans, “Tribute” Rosies and Ms. Oakland County 2015 posed for pictures with art fair attendees.