Annual Meeting

Published on March 14th, 2011 | by ssca


KY3 interviews about Japanese Earthquake

The morning of the Annual Membership Celebration came the shocking news — Japan had been hit by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on Friday. The magnitude-8.9 quake caused a deadly tsunami that swept across parts of northern Japan. Thousand of people were missing, phones and trains disrupted. Information about the disaster was coming by news, emails, and social media channels in bits and pieces.

That night SSCA president John Price started off the annual event with a time for silence and prayers for Japan. SSCA board member Mika Logan and another private Isesaki citizen were interviewed by KY3. Here’s their video story:

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Springfield Sister Cities Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people of the City of Springfield and people of similar cities in foreign nations acquire a consciousness of each other and to understand one another as individuals, as members of their community, and as part of our global community.

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