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Mayor's Welcome

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor Brandon Whipple

Honorary Chair of Wichita Area Sister Cities

 

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Mayor Brandon Whipple

Wichita City Council

(316) 268-4331

 

President's Welcome

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sherri Lichtenberger 

President 2020-2021

WASC 

Mission

 

To promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation - one individual, one community at a time.

 

Purpose

 

Wichita Area Sister Cities (WASC) pursues exchanges with its sister cities in the following areas of interest:

 

Diplomatic - Mayor and City Council delegation visits

 

Cultural - group and individual exchanges

 

Educational - university programs for language development

 

Professional - ballet, music, chef, etc.

 

Tourism - group and individuals

 

Economic - searching business opportunities

 

Strategic Goals

 

Consistent with Sister Cities International, our strategic goals are:

 

  1. Cultural Exchange

  2. Partnership Building

  3. Business & Trade

  4. Community Development

  5. Youth & Education

 

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Sister Cities International

 

Notice Board

 

Visit the WASC Facebook page or Facebook pages for Mexico , China or France

 

Our Picnic on Saturday, October 3rd was fun for all

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

35th Anniversary of our Sister City relationship with Kaifeng, China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shop Now at the WASC store online for event tickets, membership renewals and to make donations.

 

Cities

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France
Chair: Douglas Miller
Meets: 1st Sat Noon Watermark Books
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China
Meets: 3rd Thursday 6:30 PM
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Mexico
Meets: 2nd Monday 
5:30 PM

See our Riverfest page for more details.

Economic Value of Sister Cities

Recently, ValueIdeas LLC published a report, "Measures that Matter," for Sister Cities International on the economic value of Sister Cities nationally and for particular cities. It is well worth reading.

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Join Sister Cities

 

Meet visiting delegates from China, France or Mexico and participate in official visits to our Sister Cities; make business, cultural or educational contacts; stay informed about visits and scholarships; practice your Spanish, French or Mandarin; and much more.

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Kaifeng, P.R. China

Kaifeng 开封, Henan 河南, P.R. China 中华人民共和国 Early in 1985, Wichita Mayor Robert Brown appointed a task force to study the desirability of establishing a Sister City relationship with a city in the Henan Province, a sister state to Kansas, People's Republic of China. The relationship became official on December 3rd and in September 1986, Mayor Brown led the first delegation to visit Mayor Zhu in Kaifeng.

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