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IN THIS ISSUE

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
Wednesday
Delegation Leader applications due by 5:30 PM 
4
Saturday
Amazingly Global Race, Sundance Plaza, 9:00 AM
6-7
Monday-Tuesday
Delegation Leader interviews, FWSCI Conference Room, 908 Munroe St., 5th floor, 4:30-6:30 PM
8
Wednesday
Final orientation for Toluca exchange, home of Jane Schlansker, 1614 Sunset Terrace, 5:30 PM
14
Tuesday
Reggio Children Committee meeting, FWSCI, 908 Munroe St., 5th floor, 10:00 AM
14
Tuesday
Final orientation for Vietnam tour, TBD, 6:00 PM
15
Wednesday
Finance Committee meeting, Women's Center, 1723 Hemphill, 11:00 AM
15
Wednesday
Executive Committee meeting, Women's Center, 1723 Hemphill, noon
17
Friday
Youth Ambassador and Associate Delegation Leader applications due by 5:30 PM
18-26
Saturday-Sunday
Nagaoka middle school students exchange in Fort Worth
19
Sunday
Fort Worth Youth International Food Fest meeting, UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., Beyer Hall. Enter off Clifton St., park in parking lot 6. Use North entrance to the building, 3:00 PM
23
Thursday
Nagaoka student Sayonara dinner, First United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall, 801 W. 1st Street, 7:00 PM
25-26
Saturday-Sunday
Fort Worth Japanese Gardens Fall Festival
29
Wednesday
Fort Worth delegation travels to Toluca, Mexico for Dia de los Muertos exchange
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
♦  Early childhood education experts from the Reggio Children program will be in Fort Worth for an educational program November 2-4. The committee is planning a seminar on November 4 at Christ Chapel Bible Church. Cost is 80 Euro (about $106.00) for a full day session including lunch. To register through the Reggio Children site click here.
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2015 exchange to Reggio Emilia, Florence, and Verona, Italy March 7-15. ​​
 
 
 
♦  Hannah Schmitz, an attorney from Trier, is interning at Attorney Jim Lane's office July 31-October 24.
♦ Fort Worth Sister Cities partnered with the Trinity River Vision Authority to celebrate Oktoberfest at the Panther Island Pavilion. The traditional German festival took place at The Shack from September 25-27
 
 
 
♦ A delegation of Japanese middle school student is visiting Fort Worth October 18-26.
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2015 exchange to Nagaoka, Japan June 30-July 9 or a Harshin Scholar July 27-August 4. ​​

 
 
 

♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation leader or Delegation Leader for the 2015 exchange to Bandung and Yogyakarta, Indonesia June 10-22. 
 
 
 
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2015 exchange to Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary March 7-15. ​​
 
 
 

♦  The Toluca exchange to celebrate Dia de los Muertos is October 29-November 2.
♦ High school students from Toluca will visit Trinity Valley School for a cultural exchange in November.
 
 
 

♦  Officials from Mbabane visited in recognition of our 10th anniversary September 19-22. A special gospel choir performance occurred on September 21.
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2015 exchange to Mbabane, Swaziland and Johannesburg, South Africa June 10-22. ​​   
 
 
 
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2015 exchange to Guiyang and Beijing, China June 10-22. ​​
 
 
 
♦  FYI will be hosting its International Food Fest on October 19 for middle and high school students to learn how they can be involved in Fort Worth Sister Cities this school year and this summer.
♦ FYI is now accepting volunteer sign-ups for Sundance Santa in November and December. Click here for more information.
♦ Interviews for Spring & Summer Exchanges will occur November 3-9.
 
 
 
♦  Our team of fall interns include Carlos Leos and Spencer Bartlett. Thank you for all your service to Fort Worth Sister Cities.
♦  NET members Andrea Ballard and Andrea Puente have recruited 23 teams to participate in the inaugural Amazingly Global Race scheduled for October 4. Sponsors and event volunteers are still being recruited.
 
 
 
 
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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