Trollhättan, Sweden Officially Becomes Tempe’s 10th Sister City

Trollhättan, Sweden officially becomes Tempe’s 10th Sister City in May 2015. However, there has been a collaboration between Tempe and Trollhättan since we first met in 2008. We have enjoyed and have had successful exchanges of student delegates since 2010, as well as professional delegate exchanges and the very first International Chef to cook at […]

Sister Cities International Leadership Leads Delegation to India

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 28, 2015)  – Members of Sister Cities International’s leadership recently concluded a successful visit to India.  During the visit, the delegation met with the Mayor of Agra, Hon. Indrajeet Arya to discuss a possible trilateral partnership between Tempe, US – Cusco, Peru – Agra, India.              Agra is home to the Taj […]

Looking for the Perfect Gift?

Tempe Sister Cities Goat and Sheep Fund For as little as $30 you can purchase a goat or a sheep for a destitute family in Timbuktu, Mali. You can honor anyone you designate. You may even give the animal a name! Many people lost their livestock and possessions when they were forced to flee from […]

Councilman Corey Woods Speaks to Youth Group

The first meeting of the Tempe Sister Cities Youth Group occurred on Sunday, September 14. Twenty-one members were in attendance, and seven were underclassmen from various local schools. The sophomores, juniors and seniors were inspired by guest speaker Councilman Corey Woods. Mr. Woods shared his personal path into the world of politics and city government. […]

2014 Making a World of Difference Honorees Announced

Our annual event honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts.  Three outstanding humanitarians will be honored at the “Making a World of Difference” gala planned at Tempe Center for the Arts on October 9, 2014. This is Tempe Sister Cities’ way of thanking and […]

Domspatzen German Boys Choir Visits Grand Canyon 2014

One of Tempe’s nine sister cities is Regensburg, Germany, at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers in Bavaria. And one of the prides of Regensburg—along with having Tempe, Ariz., for a sister city—is the Regensburger Domspatzen, the boys choir of Regensburg Cathedral. The boys of the Domspatzen could perhaps be considered nephews of […]

TSC Hosts The Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir)

Tempe Sister Cities is hosting The Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir).  The world-famous boys choir plays a very important role in the cultural life of Regensburg. They have been called the “Singing Ambassadors of the city”.  The Domspatzen will be performing Wednesday,  April 23, 2014 at the Tempe Center for the Arts. Tickets are available […]

Spotlight on Past TSC Educator Participants….Where Are They Now?

We often wonder what our past participants in the Professional Educator Exchange  are  doing  now…where  are  they,  are they still  educators? That is why we created this feature for Tempe Sister Cities Monthly Newsletter. This first Spotlight article is about Annette Asuncion, who was an exchange teacher to Regensburg in 2011.

TSC Dinner Party Cooking Class with CHEF LEE HILLSON of the Phoenician

We welcome Chef Lee Hillson, the Executive sous chef at The Phoenician, back to the Hackett House Tuesday, March 11, 2014 – to cook his magic for us. Chef Lee will create his unique Pasta Carbonara, the dish he created while participating with Cat Cora in the Iron Chef competition. Chef Lee is known for […]

TSC Youth Group Known for Philanthropy Projects

Tempe Sisters Cities Youth Group is known for their philanthropy projects, and this year’s delegates are  no  exception.  One of the projects is Feed My Starving Children. FMSC is when volunteers hand package food and ship them offto 70 countries over the world for malnourished children. The Youth Group has volunteered for this twice already […]

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