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Delegations from Seattle and Norway

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

09/20/2017

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

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A Message from Sister Cities International following Hurricane Harvey

09/12/2017

Sister Cities International is deeply saddened by the disaster and tragedy taking place in Texas and Louisiana due to Hurricane Harvey. We send our condolences for those who have been affected by the terrible flooding and destruction.

Saint Thomas Church boy choir performing

Leipzig Helps Sister City Houston with Charity Concert

09/11/2017

After the winds and torrents of Hurricane Harvey blew through southeastern Texas and beyond, residents of multiple cities have been left with the formidable task of rescuing and rebuilding their communities. Thankfully, countless organizations are making efforts to help these cities in any way they can, from food donations to emergency health kits—even from over 5,300 miles away.

LTC Burns with Karadah District Chairman Mohammad al Rubaye

Where Citizen Diplomacy Means the Most: Technology, Council Bluffs, Herat, & Karadah

09/08/2017

Contributed by Rick Burns, Founder & President of the Karadah Project and member of the Council Bluffs Sister Cities Association

Wheelchair recipients

Rotary Club of Fort Worth Embarks on Humanitarian Mission to Swaziland - Partnership established between Sister Cities and Rotary

09/05/2017

A delegation of 25 adults from Fort Worth will depart for Mbabane, Swaziland today. While there participants from the Rotary Club of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Sister Cities will deliver nearly 300 wheelchairs directly to those in need.

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