Norfolk Awards

Norfolk Sister City Association's Annual International Luncheon and Silent Auction The Norfolk Sister City Association held its Annual International Luncheon and Silent Auction on October 3, 2021, where Sister Cities International was awarded the Global Citizen Award. Read Norfolk Sister City Association's press release below! Norfolk Sister City Association held its Annual International Luncheon and Silent Auction at Norfolk Yacht & Country Club on October 3, 2021. $3,000 raised from the silent auction will ...

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Sister Cities International Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

Sister Cities International Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

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Spokane, Washington and Cagli, Italy Commemorate Sister City relationship With Monuments

Spokane, Washington and Cagli, Italy bonded over their Sister City Relationship in September with a ceremony and a marble monument. This commemoration linked together the two cities and honor their cultural presences in either city. See below for the full article from The Spokesman-Review. 'Linked together': Riverfront Park sculpture bonds Spokane with Italian Sister City  UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 18, 2021 A new 1,300-pound marble monument showcasing the artistic traditions of Cagli, Italy, and bonding the small town with Spokane is on permanent display at the ...

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Councilman Sergio Jimenez elected to Sister Cities International Board

Councilman Sergio Jimenez elected to Sister Cities International Board Councilman Sergio Jimenez, Councilman of San Jose, California, was elected to the Sister Cities International Board of Directors. See the press release below.

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Jessey Lee Appointed to Sister Cities International Board of Directors

Jessey Lee Appointed to Sister Cities International Board of Directors Jessey Lee, the chairman and founder of Bresatech, was newly appointed to Sister Cities International's Board of Directors. See the Press Release below.

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Ivan Jaime, Walmart’s Director of Government and Public Affairs, Newly Elected as Board Member of Sister Cities International

Ivan Jaime, Walmart’s Director of Government and Public Affairs, Newly Elected as Board Member of Sister Cities International Ivan Jaime, Walmart's Director of Government and Public Affairs, was newly elected as one of Sister Cities International's newest board members. See the press release below.

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2021 Annual Award Winners


Omaha, Nebraska and Carlentini, Italy Sign Friendship Agreement

On September 22, 2021, the cities of Omaha, Nebraska, USA and Carlentini, Sicily, Italy signed a friendship city agreement to unite their communities and create strong bonds of friendship. Carlentini and Nebraska share a deep-rooted relationship going back several generations. They intend on strengthening their long standing bonds between the cities of Omaha and Carlentini through culture, technology, education, exchanges, and travel opportunities. Congratulations to Omaha Sister Cities and Carlentini, Sicily for this new friendsh...

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Fortworth Sister Cities International – Press Release 09/20/2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mae Ferguson, President/CEO Danielle McCown, Exchanges & Outreach Associate FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Sept. 20, 2021) - Fort Worth Sister Cities International brings international attention to Fort Worth with its nine sister cities in China, Eswatini, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Mexico since 1985. Fort Worth Sister Cities International’s 36th Annual Meeting was held earlier this month at the Hilton Hotel, attended by over 200 community leaders and members. A major announcement was made regarding the creation of the ...

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Dr. Ricki Garret, Ph.D Serving as the SCI National State Representative Liaison

Ricki Garrett, Ph.D.Ricki Garrett is CEO of Ricki R. Garrett, LLC, an association management firm and currently serves as Executive Director of the Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She has served as Alderwoman-at-Large and Mayor Pro Tempore of Clinton, Mississippi since 2017. She is the State Representative of Mississippi for Sister Cities International and represents the State Representatives on the SCI Board of Directors and serves as the SCI National State Representative Liaison. In 2014, Ricki founded the first nurse practitioner association in ...

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