CARMARTHENSHIRE Council have updated their schedule with awareness dates and events for September:
International Day of Peace – September 21
Thursday, September 21, is International Day of Peace.
Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.
The International Day of Peace Flag will be flown at County Hall, Carmarthen, Ammanford Town Hall and Llanelli Town Hall on this day.
For further information, please visit About | International Day of Peace
County Hall to be lit pink for Organ Donation Week
To support Organ Donation Week 2023, County Hall will be lit pink on the evening of Monday, September 18.
This year, Organ Donation Week will take place Monday 18 September to Sunday 24 September.
Organ Donation Week is a week-long campaign that takes place every year, with the aim of raising awareness about the ongoing need for organ donors.
For more information, visit Organ Donation Week 2023 – NHS Organ Donation
999 Emergency Services Day
Saturday, September 9, mark the 999 Emergency Services Day.
The 999 Emergency Services Day flag will be flown at County Hall, Carmarthen, Ammanford Town Hall and Llanelli Town Hall on this day.
County Hall to be lit red in support of World Duchenne Awareness Day
County Hall will be lit red on Thursday, September 7, in support of World Duchenne Awareness Day.
The World Duchenne Awareness Day 2023 theme is ‘Duchenne: Breaking Barriers’. World Duchenne Awareness Day (WDAD) is an annual event held on September 7. With this, WDAD supports creating a society that provides equal opportunities for all.
People living with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy (DMD/BMD) face physical, healthcare and social barriers. This severely limits their ability to participate fully in community life and activities.
For more information, visit www.worldduchenneday.org/