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Fort Worth Sister Cities will be traveling to Jordan April 1-14, 2017 to learn more about the people of Jordan, their political, educational, and commercial systems. Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Join our holiday celebration on December 11, be recognized for your contributions, and hear what’s in store for Sister Cities as we promote Fort Worth globally and enrich our community. Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Photos with Santa are $10 each and all money raised goes toward Sister Cities youth programs including the award-winning International Leadership Academy and  Jr. Academy that help create globally fluent students.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 


The Bandung Committee invites you to hear the Honorable Henk Edward Saroinsong Consul General of Indonesia speak on current events and politics in Indonesia on November 10. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Twelve delegation leaders from area schools and organizations were recently selected to lead youth exchanges to six of Fort Worth’s sister cities next year.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Funding and in-kind support from the City of Fort Worth play a key role in our mission, but most of our work is made possible through the support of our Members Circle – a thriving network of individuals, organizations, corporations, and community leaders  committed to expanding global relationships for peace and prosperity at home and abroad.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday Members Circle Leadership Team orientation, WineHaus, 1628 Park Place, 5:00 p.m. 
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Tuesday-Sunday Youth Ambassador interviews, UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
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Saturday-Sunday Japanese Fall Festival, Fort Worth Botanic Gardens 
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Saturday-Friday Delegation to Tokyo and Nagaoka, Japan  with the DFW International Airport
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Wednesday 29th anniversary with Nagaoka, Japan
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Monday Long Range Planning Meeting, FWSCI office, 908 Monroe Street, 5th Floor, 3:00 p.m.
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Tuesday Protocol training class for DFW International Airport staff
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Wednesday Board of Directors meeting, City Club, 301 Commerce Street, noon
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Saturday Tree Lighting Ceremony and start of photos with Santa, Sundance Square Plaza, 11:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
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Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving holiday. Office closed.
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Wednesday 30th Anniversary delegation departs for Trier, Germany
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassador interviews for the 2017 exchange to Reggio Emilia, Italy will occur November 1-6.
♦ Thank you to Reggio Emilia Chair Tom Law, Jr., along with Veronica Chavez Law, for their help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassador interviews for the 2017 exchange to Trier, Germany will occur November 1-6.
♦ Thank you to Trier Chair Hannah Behrens and former Chair Greg Irwin for their help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
♦Youth Ambassador interviews for the 2017 exchange to Nagaoka, Japan and Harashin Scholar exchange will occur  November 1-6.
♦ Thank you to Nagaoka Chair Dr. Michael Roemer for his help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
​​♦ Youth Ambassador interview for the 2017 exchange to Bandung, Indonesia will occur November 1-6.
♦ ​The committee will welcome the Indonesian Consul General, Mr. Henk Saroinsong, to Fort Worth on November 10 when he will speak at Tarrant County College Trinity River East Campus on current issues in Indonesia.
♦ Thank you to Bandung Chair Dr. Paul Geisel for his help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
​​​​​​​♦ Youth Ambassador interviews for the 2017 exchange to Budapest, Hungary will occur November 1-6.
♦ Thank you to Budapest Chair Greg Jackson for his help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassador interviews for the 2017 exchange to Toluca, Mexico will occur November 1-6. ​​
♦ Law students from Tec de Monterrey visited Fort Worth last month to learn about the U.S. legal system and explore careers in the legal and criminal justice professions.
♦ Thank you to Toluca Chair Anette Soto and Catarina Bonilla for their help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
♦ Sister Cities is partnering with the Fort Worth Rotary Club on a wheelchair exchange to Swaziland in September of 2017. Stay tuned.
♦ Students from Trinity Valley School, led by Dr. Michael Roemer, are planning a service exchange to Mbabane, Swaziland March 8-19, 2017.
♦ Thank you to Mbabane Chair Dr. Sheryl Harris and Shewanda Riley for their help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
 Thank you to Guiyang Chair Michael Crain and Joanna Crain for their help with the Amazingly Global Race held October 15.
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassador interviews will be held November 1-6.
 
 
 
♦This fall we welcome intern Abby Clark. Thank you for your service to Fort Worth Sister Cities. We couldn’t do what we do without you! ​​
♦ If you are interested in interning in the spring, please submit resume, cover letter, and application to beth@fwsistercities.org.
 
 
 
 
CONTACT US
 
 
 
Mae Ferguson
President/CEO
817-632-7104
 
 
Joseph Ramirez
Vice President/COO
817-632-7102
 
 
Beth Weibel
Sr. Program Manager
817-632-7105
 
 
 
Katie Wharry
Associate Director for Community Engagement
817-632-7101
 
 
 
Danielle McCown
Administrative Assistant
817-632-7106
 
 

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