United States 4 May: New Albany, AL - Memphis, TN
Entering the Home of the 'King'
What a great day to begin running with two long time dedicated runners, Willie Sue and her dear friend Dorothy from New Albany. Thanks so much for joining us.
Our next stop was the Maria Montessori School in Memphis, TN. Many of the students knew of the Peace Run and greeted us warmly with a song.
One of the big highlights of our visit to Maria Montessori was bestowing the Torch Bearer Award on Maria Cole. She brought the ideals of Montessori to Memphis in 1986. Her tireless dedication to her students is changing countless lives.
Welcome from the Governor of Tennessee is so welcome by the Peace Runners here in the United States. Thank you!
The run finished up at the Olive Branch City Hall, the team was welcomed by the Olive Branch High School Band.
A special thank you to Media Director Jay Nicolls for arranging the run with the Olive Branch new recruits and for the excellent reception from from Mayor Phillips and the City of Olive Branch. We look forward to seeing you again.
Thank you to the Olive Branch Police Department for your escort through your fine city and a head start into Memphis. Home of ...