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Nominations being sought for the 2nd Annual Global Awards to be presented at the Mayor's International Dinner on May 5, 2016. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Say hello to your friends and help us honor the Volunteers of the Year at this year's celebration with a taste of scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and libations  Click here for more information...
 
 
 
Santa will stop by Sundance Square plaza throughout the holidays so bring the children and grandchildren by for a chat and picture with Santa.  ​ Click here for more information...
 
 
 
Interning for Fort Worth Sister Cities not only gives students a global perspective, it offers them a chance to discover what they are capable of.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Join us for a special talk by guest speaker Dr. David LaFevor on the changing social and economic climate in Cuba and its evolving relationship with the United States on November 18.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Join early childhood development specialists from around the country for this full day conference dedicated to the Reggio Approach to Education. Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
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Monday-Sunday
Youth ambassador interviews, UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
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Wednesday
Development task force meeting, Winehaus, 1628 Park Place, 76110, 4:30 p.m.
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Tuesday
Guiyang Committee gathering, Cannon Chinese Kitchen, 304 W. Cannon Street, 5:30 p.m.
18
Wednesday
Board of Directors meeting, Fort Worth Club, 306 W 7th St., 12th floor, noon
18
Wednesday
Cuba: Past and Present, UNT Health Science Center MET Building, 1000 Montgomery Street, 5:30 p.m.
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Friday
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Saturday
Reggio Approach to Education Conference, Tarrant County College Northeast Campus, 8:30 a.m.
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Sunday
Tree Lighting Ceremony, Parade of Lights and start of photos with Santa
26-27
Thursday-Friday
Thanksgiving holiday. Office closed.
27-29
Friday-Sunday
Photos with Santa, Sundance Square Plaza
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
​♦ Interviews for spring exchange to Italy will occur November 2-8.
​​♦ Early childhood development specialists from Reggio Emilia will visit Fort Worth for the Reggio Approach to Education Conference at Tarrant County College on November 21.
​​​♦ Thank you to our Reggio Emilia Chairs, Veronica and Tom Law, for all their help with the Reggio Emilia station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.

 
 
 
♦ Interviews for spring exchange to Germany will occur November 2-8.
​​​♦ Thank you to our outgoing Trier Chair, Greg Irwin, for all his help with the Trier station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.
 
 
 
​♦ Interviews for summer exchanges to Japan will occur November 2-8.
♦Fort Worth schools hosted 36 students and teachers from Nagaoka, Japan October 17–25 for the annual middle school exchange initiative.
​​​♦ Thank you to our Nagaoka Chair, Dr. Michael Roemer, for all his help with the Nagaoka station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.
 
 
 
​​♦ Thank you to our current and outgoing Bandung Chairs, Dr. Paul Geisel and Nancy Lopez, and Danny Perkins for all their help with the Bandung station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.
 
 
 
♦ Interviews for spring exchange to Hungary will occur November 2-8.​
​​​♦ Thank you to our past Budapest Chair, Mac Zimmerman, and Fran Collins for all their help with the Budapest station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.
The Budapest Committee is having a gathering with Hungarian wine and treats at the home of Budapest Chair Greg Jackson on December 1.
 
 
 
♦ Sister Cities partnered with the Women’s Policy Forum on a special women’s symposia that took place in Toluca, Mexico October 28-November 1.
​♦ Interviews for spring exchange to Mexico will occur November 2-8.
​​​♦ Thank you to our Toluca Chair, Anette Soto, for all her help with the Toluca station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.
 
 
 
♦ ​Thank you to our current and outgoing Mbabane Chairs, Dr. Sheryl Harris and Rae Hyatt, for all their help with the Mbabane station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.

 
 
 
The Guiyang Committee is planning the 5th anniversary exchange to Guiyang in 2016.  If interested in joining the group or planning the tour, contact Beth Weibel at 817-632-7105.
♦ Interviews for summer exchange to China will occur November 2-8. ​​
​​​♦ Thank you to our Guiyang Chairs, Michael and Joanna Crain, for all their help with the Guiyang station in the Amazingly Global Race on October 17.
​♦The Guiyang Committee is planning a Chinese cuisine tasting at Cannon Chinese Kitchen on November 17.
 
 
 
♦ We are proud of our new officers, elected in April. They are planning a wonderful calendar of events for 2016​.
​♦ Interviews for spring and summer exchanges will occur November 2-8.
​♦ Head down to Sundance Square Plaza starting November 22 for photos with Santa. All proceeds benefit Sister Cities youth programs and scholarships.
 
 
 
♦Our team of fall interns includes Claudia Carranza, Henry Mak, Lauren Titsworth, and Becca Wesley. Thank you for all your service to Fort Worth Sister Cities. We couldn’t do what we do without you! ​
♦ If you are interested in interning 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
 
 
 
 
Danielle McCown
Administrative Assistant
817-632-7106
 
 
 

• P.O. Box 17879 | Fort Worth, TX 76102 | 817-632-7100 •
 
        
                  
 
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