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LOS ANGELES, CA, June 22, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The U.S. Capitol raised the national flag on May 15th to send birthday congratulations and pay respect to the Pope of Buddhism H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III. To celebrate this wonderful and auspicious day, the U.S. Post Service in Washington D.C. issued a special commemorating first-day cover of the U.S. Capitol raising national flag to celebrate the Birthday of the Pope of Buddhism H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III. It was specially noted to be an official limited edition on the first-day cover.
For many years, the H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum has been committed to and actively participating in all kinds of charity work to support the community. This year, the Museum donated funds to Covina Police Department to help enhance their internal facilities and funded the Parents' Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center in support of their work in providing aids to families with children for their unmet needs.
To cultivate outstanding people for the society, from this year on, the Museum will establish a scholarship program for prominent, art-talented high school seniors from low-income households in the LA County, with the intent of helping them continue their education and realize their maximum potentials.
On June 19th, 2021, numerous local deputies and distinguished members of the communities attended the donation ceremony at the H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum. The guests included Covina Mayor Jorge A. Marquez, Chief of Covina Police Department David Povero, Former Mayor of City of Walnut Mary Su, South Pasadena Mayor Pro Tem Michael Cacciotti, San Gabriel Mayor Chin Ho Liao, West Covina Council Member Tony Wu, Walnut Council Member Dr. Allen Wu, senior editor for Beijing-based Vision magazine Qianqian Xing, and Executive Director Elena Sanchez and representatives of the Parents Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center.
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