Arrival in Anyang and Dinner with Mayor

Korean War vet travels to Hampton sister city in South Korea


Story contributed by Kate Mishkin of the Daily Press

"The first time Marvin Swain was offered a trip to South Korea, he opted out. The Korean War veteran couldn’t handle any more painful memories from his time in the Navy.

Fukui Delegation visits New Brunswick Town Hall

Kusakabe Taro: the Samurai Connecting New Brunswick and Fukui


 From October 4th through the 7th New Brunswick, New Jersey hosted a delegation from Fukui, Japan to celebrate 35 years of friendship. The two cities formed their sister city relationship in 1982, committing to exchanging ideas and culture in order to promote peace and grow together.

School Supplies presented to Assistant Deputy Headmaster and Mayor of Zomba, by

Urbana and Zomba: Improving Quality of Life in Urban Southeast Africa


Contributed by: Councilman Dennis Roberts of Urbana, Illinois

 Mayor of Gbarnga City visit MAryland to meet Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh

Welcoming the Mayor of Gbarnga City, Liberia to the City of Baltimore


Contributed by  Mr. Wesley Chenoweth, General Secretary of the Maryland Liberia Sister States Program

Delegations from Seattle and Norway

Seattle Commemorates Fifty Years of Friendship with Bergen with Gift of Northwest Coastal Tribal Art


Contributed by Lori Ann Reinhall, President, Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association

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