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Summer 2011

Springfield Supports Japan in Wake of Historic Devastation
Irish Sister City Being Sought, Researched
Rotary Connections Add Service Element to Sister Cities Partnership
2011 Kite Festival – Cold, but Kites Fly High Again
Progress Happening in Mexico, Plans Underway for Upcoming Projects
ArtsFiesta! A Success: Mariachi Drive Midwest

Fall 2010

Japanese Fall Festival Sets Records
New Sister Cities Plaza
Kellswater does a “jig” in Japan
One Family’s incredible experience as a host home
Boy Band Heads to Isesaki
Join our Citizen’s trip to Mexico in February 2011.

Summer 2010

Old Friends Reunite (the Latest Delegation to Isesaki)
Baseballers Hit a Home Run in Mexico
Mariachi Music Magic!
Extending Your Family Globally
Tlaquepaque Treasure Shared with Springfield Students
and Message from President John Price.

Winter 2010

The Garbanzos Invade Mexico
Japanese Fall Festival Lemonade
ArtsFiesta ArtsFREEZEesta
Why We Fly in March (the Kite Festival)
and Letter from Past President Diane Elizabeth Osis.

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  • Upcoming Dates

    August 2 – Isesaki student arrive
    for a two-week cultural exchange

    August 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. – Isesaki Summer Festival at Greenwood School
    A night of Japanese culture, games and performances hosted by visiting Isesaki students at Greenwood School on MSU campus. Free and fun for the whole family!

    August 9 – Springfield family host day for students from Isesaki who are studying at MSU

    August 5-12 – Local band “Ing” will perform in Isesaki

    September 12-14 – 19th Annual Japanese Fall Festival in the Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close Park featuring a performing delegation from Isesaki, as well as several other international headliner acts, local performers and artisans

  • Think Globally, Act Locally!

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