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Join our Members Circle today and publicly demonstrate your commitment to our vibrant city, its people, and its bright future on the global stage.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Help us usher in the Japanese New Year, Oshogatsu and celebrate The Year of the Monkey in January. The event includes a delicious Japanese dinner, entertainment,  and a raffle full of unique prizes.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 

This dinner is made possible by the generosity of our Members Circle and provides funds to promote Fort Worth globally and enrich our community through international education, exchange and commerce. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Join Fort Worth Sister Cities International as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of our sister city partnership  with Guiyang, China. Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
 
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Monday
Office opens
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Saturday
Youth Board Tea Party, UNT Health Science Center, Luibel Hall, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., 2 p.m. 
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Tuesday
Final orientation for Cuba delegates, Winehaus,1628 Park Place Ave., 5 p.m.
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Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Office closed
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Wednesday
Board of Directors meeting, Fort Worth Club, 307 W. 7th St., 12th Floor, noon
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Thursday
Oshogatsu, BRIT, 1700 S. University Dr., 6 p.m.
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Friday
Final payment deadline for spring Youth Ambassador exchanges
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Friday
Delegates depart for education tour of Cuba
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
​♦ 14 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader were selected for the March exchange to Italy.
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​​♦ 11 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader were selected for the March exchange to Germany.
 
 
 
♦20 students and 2 Delegation Leaders were selected for the June exchange to Japan.
​8 students and 2 Delegation Leaders were selected for the Harashin exchange to Japan in August.
​♦ The annual Oshogatsu celebration is scheduled for January 21 at BRIT. Click here to purchase tickets.
 
 
 
​​♦ Thank you to Nancy, Jennifer, and Jacqueline Lopez for sharing their Indonesian culture with the 400 middle school students from the Generation Hope Laptop program on December 5.
 
 
 
♦ 7 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader were selected for the March exchange to Hungary.
The Budapest Committee had a fun evening with Hungarian wine and treats at the home of Budapest Chair Greg Jackson on December 1.
 
 
 
​♦ 9 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader were selected for the March exchange to Mexico.
​♦ The Toluca Committee enjoyed festive mariachi music at Artes de la Rosa's on December 11.
 
 
 
The Mbabane Committee is sad to share the news of the passing of Rev. Albert Chew. He was the founder of the Black Ecumenical Leadership Alliance who provided scholarships for over 50 students from Mbabane to visit Fort Worth for the International Leadership Academy since 2005.

 
 
 
The Guiyang Committee is planning the 5th anniversary exchange to Guiyang in June 2016.  If interested in joining the group or learning more about the tour, contact Beth Weibel at 817-632-7105.
♦ 10 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader were selected for the June exchange to China.
 
 
 
​♦ 76 students were selected to travel to 6 of Fort Worth's sister cities in 2016.
♦ On January 9, the youth board will be holding an international tea party. Click here for more info.
 
 
 
♦This spring's interns include Claudia Carranza, Lauren Titsworth, and Rebecca 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 in the spring or summer, 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
 
 
 

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