December 30, 2018, Ditas Yamane and her colleagues Dr. Cudal and Mrs. Reyes facilitated the Wreath Laying Ceremony to commemorate the 123rd Celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero. This was held in front of Seafood City at National City.
CTFLC organization headed by President Myrna Ablana sang the Philippine National Anthem "Lupang Hinirang and the American National anthem "Star-Spangled Banner." Then, Hon. Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, Mayor of National City and Philippine Honorary Consul Audie de Castro headed the wreath laying ceremony.
After the ceremony, participants proceeded to COPAO Center for refreshments and a forum on Dr. Jose Rizal's influence on the Cultural Values of the Filipinos.