Sunday, November 28, 2010

Emin Cakmak joins the International Peace Garden Foundation as Director of International Affairs

The International Peace Garden Foundation is pleased to announce that Emin Cakmak is the newly appointed Director of International Affairs for the Foundation. Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Cakmak will serve as coordinator for the Foundations international activities primarily concerning Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Growing a Symbol of Bi-national Peace in Lewiston

Volunteer effort is a symbol of 200 years of harmony between U.S. and Canada

By Nick Mattera
Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON — A volunteer effort has received international notoriety at a small park with a big meaning in the Village of Lewiston.

The Binational Peace Garden helped transformed a former municipal parking lot just off Center Street into a flower-filled oasis, which symbolizes the 200 years of harmony existing between the U.S. and Canada.

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Monday, April 5, 2010

Peace garden efforts moving forward; Terry Anderson expected to lend support

With a nod of approval (no official vote could be taken) from the Legislature's Human Services Committee today, Marilyn Drilling and Barb Toal are ready to push forward with plans for a peace garden next to the Holland Land Office Museum.

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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Istanbul, Turkey named as site for 2010 International Peace Garden

Paula Savage, President of the International Peace Garden foundation announced plans today for Istanbul, Turkey to become the site of the 2010 International Peace Garden. The dedication is scheduled to take place on April 22, 2010 and will coincide with ASTA’s International Tourism Expo.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Peace Garden Route planned to commemorate the War of 1812 Bi-Centennial

Modeled on the International Peace Garden concept that originated in Canada in 1990, a trail of Peace Gardens is being planned along the historic route where events of the War determined the future of Canada, the United States and the fate of many First Nations and Native American people.