Newsletters

Download past SSCA newsletters for articles and photos about Tlaquepaque, Isesaki, homestays, & more…

Summer 2011

Including:
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

Including:
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

Including:
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

Including:
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

    April 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. – Cherry Blossom Kite Festival
    Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park and Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, 2400 S. Scenic Ave.

    May 24 – Students from Isesaki study at MSU
    and doing service projects in our community

    June – local students travel to Japan

    July 12 – Sister Cities Fiesta at Butterfly Festival
    featuring Mariachi Viva Xalisco!

    August 4 – Students from Isesaki study at MSU
    and doing service projects in our community

    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!

    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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