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Arlington Sister City Association

Sister City Assn., Salvadoran consulate team up to help immigrants

The Arlington County Sister City Association recently teamed up with the consulate of El Salvador to provide passport services to Salvadoran nationals living in Arlington and surrounding areas. More than 50 community members were able to obtain their Salvadoran passports...

Editor’s Notebook: Willkommen, Aachen students and parents!

It's been a looooooooong three years (anyone disagreeing with that assessment?), but this past weekend brought a nice semblance of normalcy to the local area. After having been canceled in 2020 and 2021, the student-exchange that each fall since 1994...

PHOTOS: Arlington students welcome new Sister City friends

It's been three year -- darn you, COVID! -- since elementary-school-age students and their parents from Arlington's Sister City of Aachen, Germany, visited the local area, but the exchange is back, and on Oct. 1, 2022, a welcome breakfast...

Sister City student exchanges set to resume

f all goes according to plan, a key element of the Arlington Sister City Association’s outreach efforts will be back on track after a two-year COVID derailment. Later this month, a group of fifth-grade students from the county’s Sister City...

Sister City group aims to resume Aachen excursions

It’s a relationship that, like so many others, has been tested during the COVID era, but the Arlington Sister City Association is aiming to restart exchange programs with the county’s Sister City of Aachen, Germany, in the near future. “Stay...

Sister City Assn. preps updated online presence

Leaders of the Arlington Sister City Association hope that creation of a modernized Website will aid the organization as it moves into a post-COVID environment. The non-profit organization received a grant from Arlington Economic Development that supported a consultative relationship...

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...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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