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Omihachiman - Japan

Delegates Sought for Michigan / Shiga Goodwill Mission

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** February 13, 2015 Contact:        Kathee McDonald mcdon288@gmail.com 517.388.1308 Goodwill Mission Celebrates Sister State Relationship, Delegates Sought Lansing, MI – Since 1968, the State of Michigan has enjoyed a sister state relationship with Shiga Prefecture in Japan. The purpose of this relationship is to unite the people of the two… Continue reading Delegates Sought for Michigan / Shiga Goodwill Mission

Perugia - Italy

Perugia Committee College Scholarship Program Open for Applications

The Perugia Committee is currently accepting applications for the Angela Andrews Ryan Scholarship, which includes one month tuition-free intensive Italian Language and culture course at the Universita per Stranieri in Perugia Italy, a modest living stipend, and $2,000 cash award to assist with airfare and living expenses. The scholarship is open to all students attending… Continue reading Perugia Committee College Scholarship Program Open for Applications

Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Perugia - Italy

Eden Driscoll – Reflection on Perugia

Dear Grand Rapids Sister City Committee, I do not think I have the words to adequately express my gratitude for the incredible opportunity you have given me. I knew that I had been blessed from the moment you gave me the scholarship, but it was only during my time in Perugia that I realized just… Continue reading Eden Driscoll – Reflection on Perugia

Grand Rapids Sister Cities

Celebration of Cities – Annual Fundraiser – Oct 23rd

Celebration of Cities Grand Rapids Sister Cities International Annual Fundraiser Thursday, October 23, 20146:00 - 9:00 p.m.Goei Center818 Butterworth SW, Grand Rapids Join us as we celebrate our five sister cities with an evening of ethnic food, entertainment, and culture. Proceeds from ticket sales, raffle and silent auction will benefit GRSCI's programs. Event Tickets Must be purchased… Continue reading Celebration of Cities – Annual Fundraiser – Oct 23rd

Bielsko-Biala - Poland, Ga District - Ghana, Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Omihachiman - Japan, Perugia - Italy, Zapopan - Mexico

Annual Meeting May 21st at McFadden’s

This years Grand Rapids Sister Cities International (GRSCI) annual meeting will be held on May 21st from 5:30 - 7:00pm at McFadden's in downtown Grand Rapids. Come join your fellow GRSCI members for a fun social evening. Appetizers will be provided along with a cash bar and happy hour specials (1/2 off draft beer and house… Continue reading Annual Meeting May 21st at McFadden’s

Bielsko-Biala - Poland

Enjoy Gilmore Award pianist in concert

Poland has a rich history of talented pianists – Chopin, Paderewski, as well as Polish-American artist Arthur Rubinstein.  The popular film “The Pianist” showcased a remarkable Polish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman.   In that vein, The Bielsko Biała Committee of Grand Rapids Sister Cities International is pleased to share the news of the 2014 Gilmore Award Recipient,… Continue reading Enjoy Gilmore Award pianist in concert