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IN THIS ISSUE

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
Sunday
Official exchange returns from Toluca, Mexico
4
Tuesday
Reggio Emilia Approach to Education Seminar, Christ Chapel Bible Church, 3701 Birchman Avenue, Oak Room, 9 am
5-9
Wednesday
Youth Ambassador interviews, UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
6-17
Thursday-Monday
Fort Worth delegation travels to Vietnam for exploratory exchange
19
Wednesday
Board of Directors meeting, Fort Worth Club, 306 W 7th St., 12th floor, noon
22
Friday
Tree Lighting Ceremony and start of photos with Santa, Sundance Plaza, 7-11 pm
25
Tuesday
Toluca high school students arrive for 2 week exchange with Trinity Valley School
27
Thursday
Thanksgiving Day
27-28
Thursday-Friday
Office closed for holiday
28-30
Friday-Sunday
Photos with Santa at Sundance Plaza
 
 
 
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.
♦ ​Interviews for spring exchange to Italy will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 

Many thanks to the Trinity River Vision Authority for staging the Oktoberfest celebration this year. Congresswoman Kay Granger did the honor of tapping the keg and many Trier committee members volunteered and enjoyed a true celebration. 
♦ Hannah Schmitz, an attorney from Trier, interned at Attorney Jim Lane's office July 31-October 24.
 
 
 
♦ A delegation of 36 Japanese middle school students and teachers visited Fort Worth October 18-26.
Interviews for summer exchanges to Japan will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 

Interviews for summer exchange to Indonesia will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 
Interviews for spring exchange to Hungary will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 

An official delegation traveled to Toluca to attend government and business meetings as well as to celebrate Dia de los Muertos​
♦ High school students from Toluca will visit Trinity Valley School for a cultural exchange in November.
 
 
 

Many thanks to Rising Star Baptist Church, the Trinity Lutheran Church Marimba Choir, and the Christ Chapel Bible Church Mount Carmel African Choir​ for their unique collaboration at our first Gospel Choir Concert held in honor of our guests from Swaziland, including newly elected Mayor Benito Jones. 
Interviews for summer exchange to Swaziland will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 
Interviews for summer exchange to China will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 
♦ FYI hosted its International Food Fest on October 19 for middle and high school students.
♦ FYI is now accepting volunteer sign-ups for photos with Santa at Sundance Plaza in November and December. Click here for more information.
Interviews for spring and summer exchanges will occur November 5-9.
 
 
 
♦ Our team of fall interns includes Stephanie Sherman and Spencer Bartlett. Thank you for all your service to Fort Worth Sister Cities.
♦ NET members Andrea Ballard and Andrea Puente recruited 8 teams to participate in the inaugural Amazingly Global Race held October 4 which raised $17,000.
 
 
 
 
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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