Sakura Garden Grand Opening
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Taizo Mikazuki, governor of Japan’s Shiga Prefecture, recognized the 50th Anniversary of the states’ sister-state relationship at the Sakura Garden Grand Opening on Friday, Sept. 7. The garden is located at Michigan State University’s Tollgate Education Center in Novi. Guests enjoyed appetizers, entertainment by Taiko Drums, and a drawing for a round-trip airline ticket to Japan.
Photographs by Patrick Gloria