Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva led the groundbreaking and capsule laying ceremony of the Sta. Maria Stadium at the Municipal Covered Court in Sta. Maria, Bulacan. Villanueva, a proud Bulakenyo, commended the local government unit and the residents of Sta. Maria for their contribution in the continuous progress of the municipality.

Together with Villanueva are Sta. Maria local government officials led by Mayor Bartolome Ramos and Vice Mayor Pablo Juan and Department of Public Works and Highways officials. Representatives from different sectoral groups were also present during the event.