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Arlington Sister City Association

Sister City Association to celebrate its partnerships

The Arlington Sister City Association will present “Discover Our Sister Cities” on Thursday, may 5 at 6 p.m. at Central Library. “Citizen-diplomacy is more important now than ever,” the organization said, noting that the international Sister City movement was created...

Sister City forum to look at upcoming French elections

The Arlington-Reims committee of the Arlington Sister City Association will host a panel discussion on the upcoming French presidential elections on Friday, April 8 at 3 p.m. at Central Library. Speakers will include Patrick Chamorel and Brinton Rowdybush, experts in...

Effort aims to shore up ties with Sister City in El Salvador

It’s been a rocky two years for Sister City relationships across the world. But to ring in 2022 – and hopefully also mark the start of improving public-health conditions – a contingent from the Arlington Sister City Association visited...

COVID casualty: Sister City summer exchanges canceled

It’s another COVID victim: A summertime exchange of high-school students with Arlington’s Sister City of Aachen, Germany, appears likely to be on hold for a third straight year. “The exchanges have been paused until we get more clarity on the...

Sister City Assn. jump-starts El Salvador relationship

As the pandemic becomes more baked into daily life and a new sense of normalcy arrives, the Arlington Sister City Association is moving forward in restarting some relationships that have been downscaled over the past two years. But at the...

Wreath-laying to mark centennial of Unknown Soldier

A wreath-laying ceremony and subsequent reception marking the 100th anniversary of the selection of the first service member to rest at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24. The event is...

Sister City Assn. focuses on post-COVID resurgence

With a new leadership team now in place, the Arlington Sister City Association is gearing up to rekindle relationships that were derailed during the pandemic. The organization’s hope is to re-start cultural exchanges in early 2022; to reconstruct a dormant...

Sister City Association taps executive director

In an effort to raise its profile and support expanded programming as the world works its way out of the COVID pandemic, the Arlington Sister City Association has selected a new executive director, Christy Walika. “We needed an executive director...
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