May 16, 2003
The “World Peace Rose Garden,” State Capitol, Sacramento, California, was officially dedicated on May 16, 2003 and those who attended the ceremony overwhelmingly agreed that it was a wonderful event! An estimated 1,000 people came to view the new garden, hear inspiring talks and enjoy multicultural entertainment. The event was hosted by TV personality, Bette Vasquez, and speakers included CA Senator Deborah Ortiz, Assembly Member Darrell Steinberg, Sacramento County Supervisor Illa Collin and Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo. Faith leaders participated in an interfaith ceremony. Many volunteers and donors helped make the day a success!