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  • Town of Huntsville
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Donnie's Broom

Archway to River Mill Park Huntsville, Ontario

Visual Arts, Deaf & Disability Arts — Talks and Discussion, Excursion

Donnie's Broom is much more than a bronze sculpture by late artist Brenda Wainman Goulet. Donnie's Broom is a permanent memorial to inclusion, tolerance and community in Huntsville. Commissioned by the Downtown Huntsville BIA in 2015 this installation commemorates Donald "Donnie" Eagles who died at home on June 8, 2015. “When Donnie first started sweeping Main Street, kids... would pick on him. He used to get very agitated ... through help from (business owners) and his Community Living workers we were able to help him not feel threatened and help him live in the community as opposed to living in a group home." Donnie's Broom facilitates discussion about bullying, inclusion, and everyone feeling safe, needed and appreciated in community.

When

Thu 27 Sep No events scheduled.
Fri 28 Sep All day
Sat 29 Sep All day
In case of rain:

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Where

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42 Main Street East
Huntsville, Ontario

Directions

King Street at Main Street, Downtown Huntsville Ontario

Organizer

Teri Souter

Event Contact

Teri Souter
teri[dot]souter[at]huntsville[dot]ca
705 789 1751 ex 2357
Website

Media Contact

Lisa Spolnik
Manager of Marketing
lisa[dot]spolnik[at]huntsville[dot]ca
705 789 1751 ex 3042

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This event is in English.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Youth/Teens, Walking, Tour, Sculpture, Outdoors, Family Friendly, All Ages, orridor/HuntsvilleMainStreet Mainstreet Festival, hub-huntsville-test

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