2016-09-15 / Community

STEPS for PEACE

Inaugural event coincides with Sept. 11


WE’RE ALL AMERICANS—At top, Ventura County Fire Division Chief Ted Smith greets Nasir Ahmed of Thousand Oaks during the first Conejo Valley Peace Heroes Walk on Sept. 11 at Cal Lutheran University. Several organizations, including the Conejo Valley Interfaith Association, helped organize the event. 
Photos by RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers WE’RE ALL AMERICANS—At top, Ventura County Fire Division Chief Ted Smith greets Nasir Ahmed of Thousand Oaks during the first Conejo Valley Peace Heroes Walk on Sept. 11 at Cal Lutheran University. Several organizations, including the Conejo Valley Interfaith Association, helped organize the event. Photos by RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers

SEA TO SHINING SEA—Above, children play with a giant ball made to look like the world. At right, retired El Segundo Fire Battalion Chief Richard Guyer joins in singing “America the Beautiful” during the event, which celebrated people coming together for peace. SEA TO SHINING SEA—Above, children play with a giant ball made to look like the world. At right, retired El Segundo Fire Battalion Chief Richard Guyer joins in singing “America the Beautiful” during the event, which celebrated people coming together for peace.

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