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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

Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Perugia - Italy

Thank you from the 2013 Perugia scholarship recipient

January 2014 Dear Grand Rapids Sister City Committee, Thank you so very much for the Angela Andrews Ryan Scholarship. I studied at the Università per Stranieri during August 2013, and now, several months later, I am still mulling over everything that I saw, learned, and did. That month in Perugia was beautiful and crazy, and I am… Continue reading Thank you from the 2013 Perugia scholarship recipient

Perugia - Italy

Italian Artist at Meijer Gardens

During this years Artprize the Grand Rapids Sister Cities Perugia Committee has sponsored two Italian artists. Both artists are displaying their work at Meijer Gardens this year. Simone Crestani (Molvena, Italy) – Bonsai Group, 2013. Borosilicate glass flameworked Giuliano Giuman (Perugia, Italy) – Polifemo, 2012. Tempered glass and painting on glass Stop out to Meijer… Continue reading Italian Artist at Meijer Gardens

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

Want to Learn more about GR Sister Cities? Join us on June 3 at UICA

Our annual meeting will be held on Monday, June 3rd from 5:30 t0 7:00pm at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) in downtown Grand Rapids. If your interested in learning more about the Sister Cities organization or our five sister cities, this is your opportunity. The agenda will include a brief presentation on our all… Continue reading Want to Learn more about GR Sister Cities? Join us on June 3 at UICA

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

Grand Rapids Sister Cities Annual Meeting – June 3 at UICA

Our annual meeting will be held on Monday, June 3rd from 5:30 t0 7:00pm at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) in downtown Grand Rapids. If your interested in learning more about the Sister Cities organization or our five sister cities, this is your opportunity. The agenda will include a brief presentation on our all… Continue reading Grand Rapids Sister Cities Annual Meeting – June 3 at UICA

Perugia - Italy

Perugia Dinner and Silent Auction

Come join us for the Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction on March 24th at 3:00pm in the Amway Grand Plaza Ballroom as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our Sister City relationship with the City of Perugia, Italy. Included in the silent auction will be commemorative pieces from four past ArtPrize artists from Perugia.   Artprize 2010; Luigi… Continue reading Perugia Dinner and Silent Auction

Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Perugia - Italy

Perugia – Sister City Celebration – March 24th

The Perugia Sister City Committee of Grand Rapids Sister Cities International Cordially invites you to: “Sister City Celebration” Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of our Sister City relationship with the City of Perugia, Italy Amway Grand Plaza Ambassador Ballroom 187 Monroe Avenue NW Grand Rapids, Michigan Sunday, March 24, 2013… Continue reading Perugia – Sister City Celebration – March 24th

Perugia - Italy

Italian scholarship applications now being accepted

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. Plus $2,000 cash award to assist with airfare and living expenses.  The scholarship is open to all Grand Rapids area residents attending Grand Rapids area colleges or universities… Continue reading Italian scholarship applications now being accepted