Spring 2014
edmonds 2014 student delegation compTen students have been accepted to participate in the 2014 Edmonds Sister City Commission Student Exchange Program to Hekinan, Japan scheduled for July 21 - August 4. The students will be accompanied by two adult chaperones and will homestay with Japanese families. Students attended their first orientation on April 23rd and will attend four more orientations in preparation for their trip. You can learn more about the Sister City Commission and the delegations preparations by visiting the Sister City Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EdmondsSisterCityCommission.

There is still space available for students who are interested in participating in this unique cultural experience. The Commission will continue to accept student applications for the 2014 Exchange program until Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 4:30 pm.

For more information please contact the Mayor's Office by phone at 425.771.0247 or email.




ackley 175x175HELP SUPPORT THE SISTER CITY CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM...

Join us on Tuesday, August 12 @ 7:10 pm at Safeco Field when the Seattle Mariners battle the Toronto Blue Jays. Tickets are $15 a piece with a portion of the proceeds going to the Commission. Our student delegates from Hekinan will be here to partake in the fun and the Commission would love to have a great group of Edmonds' citizens join them for this fun event! Tickets can be purchased by going to Mariners.com/Edmonds, password Edmonds0812. Questions? Contact the Carolyn LaFave at 425.771.0247 or carolyn.lafave@edmondswa.gov.

We hope to have many of you join us as we welcome our Hekinan friends and cheer on the Seattle Mariners!

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