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File #: 0178X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2017 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 6/12/2017 Final action: 6/14/2017
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the International Peace with Justice Garden
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To Recognize and Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the International Peace with Justice Garden

 

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WHEREAS, the International Peace with Justice Garden celebrates 25 years of service to the City of Columbus as a project of the International Voluntary Organizations, a consortium of voluntary organizations with global scope seeking to improve the quality of life in local communities; and

WHEREAS, the International Voluntary Organization has served Central Ohio as the one of the leading source for promoting volunteer initiatives as well as increasing awareness of global and local issues; and

WHEREAS, incorporated into the 1992 Ameriflora, a six month international horticulture exposition held for the first time in North America in the City of Columbus, the Peace Garden was planned as a place where people can contemplate, experience and feel peace-within themselves, with the people around them and with the world at large; and

WHEREAS, the Peace Garden celebrates Columbus’ diverse citizenry and promotes volunteerism in the City while fostering international understanding and cooperation; and

 

WHEREAS, the International Peace with Justice Garden and International Volunteer Organization continues to stand as a pillar of volunteerism for the City of Columbus metropolitan area and create an atmosphere of selflessness and collectivism and increasing the quality of life for all affected; now, therefore       

    

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby Recognize and Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the International Peace with Justice Garden in the City of Columbus on this day, June 11th, 2017.