Ambassadors for World Peace Honored at Arts Festival

Damian  & Gary Collins

Damian & Gary Collins

August 27, 2011, Hammock Wine & Cheese Shoppe owners Damian & Gary Collins hosted their 3rd annual Arts Festival. This year they focused on supporting the continuing work of Ambassadors for World Peace.org, the organization founded by Jigme Norbu. Jigme and Walk for Tibet Florida companions Wangchuk Dorjee & Donna Kim-Brand had been invited to stay under the beautiful trees here just south of St. Augustine, when Jigme-la was struck down February 14, 2011. 

Susan Brown & Jamie Defrates- Dream On

Susan Brown & Jamie Defrates- Dream On

The festival had a good turnout of locals and tourists who enjoyed

Donna shares the Vision

Donna shares the Vision

music, including songs by Jamie DeFrates and Susan Brown who had performed at Jigme’s memorial services & by Bill Snyder who sang an original song- Footsteps of Freeedom- that he & Lee Jacobson wrote in tribute to Jigme Norbu and his vision of Walking for Tibet and World Peace.

 
Donna represented AmbassadorsforWorld Peace.org, explaining the vision and future plans for events in St. Augustine, West Palm Beach, Bloomington, Indiana and globally.  She challenged the crowd present to use the freedoms we take for granted inour country and ability to use our voices to make World Peace a reality of PEACE in our own lives by investing our                  
P- purpose and passion
E- energy in excellence
A- actions to develop skills and resources necessary to achieve our dreams
C- creativity, collaboration, sense of community, compassion and
E- express what matters to us and enjoy the fruits of our efforts.
 
Everyone who knew Jigme misses him terribly, and resolves to continue his work in our own lives.
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